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Simon Moselsio papers, 1924-1971

Moselsio, Simon, 1890-1963

Painter, Draftsmen (artists), Sculptor, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Summary: Biographical material; photographs; criticism; scrapbooks; and catalogs.
REEL 141: Biographical material; catalogs; criticism; 2 scrapbooks of clippings; and Moselsio's comments on 2 works: his statue of Mahatma Gandhi and his film of Martha Graham's dance, "Lamentation", with an interview of Miss Graham.
UNMICROFILMED: Photographs of Moselsio's work, 1940s; newspaper clippings; and a 47 p. typescript of an interview conducted by Richard Carter Barret, ca. 1960.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, sculptor, educator; Bennington, Vermont. Born in Russia. Died 1963.


Material on reel 141 lent for microfilming, and unmicrofilmed material donated 1971, by Herta Moselsio, widow of Simon Moselsio.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 141: Originals returned to Herta Moselsio after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 141 available for use 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Simon Moselsio papers, 1924-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.