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Xavier Gonzalez papers, 1908-1997

Gonzalez, Xavier, 1898-1993

Painter, Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 14.1 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of Xavier Gonzalez, a New York and Massachusetts painter, sculptor, educator, and owner of the Wellfleet Art Gallery, measure 14.1 linear feet and date from 1908 to 1997. The collection consists of biographical materials, correspondence, writings, project files, business records, printed materials, scrapbooks, photographs, and artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note

Xavier Gonzalez (1898-1993) was a painter, sculptor, and educator who was active in New York, NY and Wellfleet, Massachusetts.


Xavier Gonzalez first loaned the Archives of American Art material for microfilming in 1968, most of which was included in the later 1999 gift. Gonzalez also donated a small amount of papers in 1971. Additional materials were donated by the George Arents Research Library at Syracuse University in 1984 and 1992, and by the estate of Ethel Edwards Gonzalez in 1999.

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Language Note

The collection is in English and Spanish.


Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund