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Robert W. White papers, 1889-2003, bulk 1915-2003

White, Robert W. (Robert Winthrop), 1921-2002

Sculptor, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 8.4 Linear feet; 0.846 Gigabytes

Summary: The papers of New York sculptor Robert White measure 8.4 linear feet and 0.846 GB and date from 1889-2003, with the bulk of the material from 1915-2003. The collection documents White's varied career as a sculptor, educator, painter, and illustrator through biographical material; extensive correspondence; project files; personal business records; notes and writings; sketchbooks and sketches by Robert White and others; printed and digital material; audiovisual material; artifacts; and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Winthrop White (1921-2002) lived and worked in St. James, New York and was primarily known as a sculptor and educator.

Provenance

The Robert W. White Papers were donated in 2003 by Claire Nicolas White, widow of Robert White.

Language Note

Some records are in Dutch, French, German, and Italian.