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Saul Baizerman papers, [ca. 1921-1963]

Baizerman, Saul L., 1889-1957

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 3 Linear feet, ca. 3000 items (on 6 microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence between Baizerman and his first wife Eugenie, a painter, while he was working in England and Russia, 1924-1925; correspondence with his second wife, Joan; writings, including poetry, plays, and stories that contain autobiographical references; notebooks; sketches; photos of Baizerman and his works of art; exhibition catalogues and announcements; published articles, clippings, and other printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor (New York City)


Joan Hay Baizerman is Saul Baizerman's second wife. She lent these papers to the Archives of American Art for microfilming in 1964, and they were returned to her. Later, in 1971 she gave the collection to the AAA on a permanent basis, except that she withheld in her possession ca. 300 sketches and ca. 50 photographs from the original loan.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Ca. 300 sketches and ca. 50 photographs are in the possession of Joan Hay Baizerman.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels N61-1 through N61-6 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.

How to Cite This Collection

Saul Baizerman papers, [ca. 1921-1963]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.