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Sidney Simon papers, 1917-2002, bulk 1940-1997

Simon, Sidney, 1917-1997

Painter, Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 8.0 linear feet

Summary: The papers of sculptor, painter, and educator Sidney Simon measure 8.0 linear feet and date from circa 1917-2002, with the bulk of the papers dating from 1940-1997. The collection documents Simon's career through biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, subject files, sketches, sketchbooks, printed material, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sidney Simon (1917-1997) was a sculptor, painter, and educator who worked primarily in New York City and Truro, Massachusetts.


The Sidney Simon papers were donated in 2009 by Rene Simon, widow of Sidney Simon.

Related Materials

The Archives has two oral history interviews with Sidney Simon conducted by Paul Cummings in October 17-November 8, 1973 and the Karl E. Fortress taped interviews with artists, [1963-1985].

Location of Originals

  • Reel D210 Originals returned to lender, Sidney Simon, after microfilming.