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Sidney Grossman papers, 1933-1981

Grossman, Sid (Sidney), 1915-1955

Photographer, Author


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet, (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: A journal; writings; lists of photographs; photographs; and printed material.
REEL 2910: A journal, 1933; and two "literary papers" from 1934 titled NAIVETE for which Grossman was editor and contributor, often signing his pieces "El Cid".
REEL 3361: 2 press releases and a clipping, concerning an exhibition of Grossman's work; lists of photographs; photographs taken by Grossman, 1949-1954, of art-related activities in Provincetown, 1950-1952, of the Kootz Gallery, 1954, of Highfield, 1952, and of artists including: Seymour Lipton, Chaim Gross, Hans Hofmann, Ruth Reeves, Jack Hall, Bobbie and Dagmar Lilian, and Weegee.

Biographical/Historical Note

Photographer, writer; New York, N.Y. and Provincetown, Mass.


Material on reel 2910 lent for microfilming 1982 and material on reel 3361 donated 1985 by Grossman's widow, Miriam Cohen. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 2910: Originals returned to the lender, Miriam Grossman Cohen, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

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

Sidney Grossman papers, 1933-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.