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Sculptors Guild records, 1936-1979

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Series 1: Correspondence , 1937-1976
(Boxes 1, 9, OV 10; 1.0 linear foot)

This series contains correspondence between members of the Sculptors Guild and documents the Guild's interactions with museums, galleries, patrons and honorary sponsors. The series provides a good overview of program developments and documents issues such as funding and the decision to seek increased donations from foundations in the mid-1960s with the formation of Friends of the Sculptors Guild. Notable correspondents include Juliana Force, Leon Kroll, Hugo Robus, William Talbot, and William Zorach.
The series is arranged as 2 subseries:
  • 1.1: Chronological Correspondence, 1937-1976
  • 1.2: Correspondence by Subject, 1938-1961
1.1: Chronological Correspondence, 1937-1976
Description Container
Correspondence, 1937-1948
(Reel D262L 1-922; Reel D266A: 116-156; Reel 5908: 11-760)
1
1-19
Correspondence, 1951-1957
(Reel D262: 1-922; Reel D266A: 116-156; Reel 5908: 11-760)
1
20
Correspondence, 1962-1964
(Reel D262: 1-922; Reel D266A: 116-156; Reel 5908: 11-760)
1
21
Correspondence, 1966-1976
(see also Box 9, OV 10; Reel D262: 1-922; Reel D266A: 116-156; Reel 5908: 11-760)
1
22-35
Oversized Floor Plan of Exhibition Enclosed with Letter, 1966
(Reel 5908: 497)
9
Blueprint of First Floor, Two Lincoln Square, Enclosed with Letter, 1975
(blueprint not microfilmed; letter on Reel 5908: 744)
OV 10
1.2: Correspondence by Subject, 1938-1961
Description Container
Artists for Victory, 1942-1945
(Reel D262: 1-22)
1
36
Consulates, 1942
(Reel D262: 23-47)
1
37
General, 1940-1961, undated
(Reel D262: 48-227)
1
38-46
Museums and Galleries, 1938-1942
(Reel D262: 306-763)
1
47-63
Patrons, 1944
(Reel D262: 764-805)
1
64
Sculpture Information Sources, 1938-1942
(Reel D262: 258-305)
1
65-66
Secretary, 1942-1944
(Reel D262: 806-872)
1
67-70
WPA Supporters, 1938-1939
(Reel D262: 873-922)
1
71

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