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René Santos papers, 1954, 1972-1987

René Santos papers, 1954, 1972-1987

Santos, René, 1954-1986

Art teacher, Painter, Photographer

Collection Information

Size: 1.0 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical information, correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, and sound recordings.

Biographical information includes a resume, a birth certificate, passport, and high school yearbook; one folder of general correspondence, ca. 1979-1986, includes letters received from William Olander, Allen Memorial Art Museum, and Oberlin College; also, letters of condolence addressed to Brad Baker, 1986; diary, ca. 1979-1986; writings by Santos and others, 1984-1985 and undated; notes from Santos' art history courses possibly as a student or as a teacher, undated; exhibition announcements, catalogs, and reviews, 1981-1987; photographs and slides of artwork, ca. 1979-1986; slides of Santos' trips to Cape Cod, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Gray Gallery Dog Show, 1984 and 1986; a book, NADAR, by Nigel Gosling, with loose notes by Santos; and an audiocassette of Santos' memorial service and an audiocassette identified as "Rene's voice."

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, photographer, and art history instructor; New York, N.Y. Full name Carlos René Santos. Born in Puerto Rico.

Provenance

Donated by Brad Baker, 1994 and 1995.

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