University of Minnesota

Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973, Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC

Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973
Dates: 1919-1973
Abstract: Papers (1919-1973) of sculptor Paolo S. Abbate (1884-1973) consist of a scrap-book with pictures of his sculpture and newspaper clippings about him and his works.
Quantity: 1 linear in.
Language: In Italian and English.
Collection ID: IHRC88

PROVENANCE

Collection donated to the IHRC in 1977 by Angelina A. Iorio, P.S. Abbate's sister. Finding aid updated and included in IHRC VITRAGE in 2005.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Paolo Salvatore Abbate (1884-1973), an internationally renowned sculptor, was born in Villa Rosa, Sicily. Abbate was educated in Rome and Florence, and was an ordained minister, a teacher, and an author, as well as a sculptor. He came to the United States in 1903, and worked in New York City. Abbate was president of the International Fine Arts League; a member of the National Sculptor's Council and of the Artists Council, Inc., of the Connecticut Artists and Writers Society; and was founder of the Torrington Unico CLub.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

 


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973 collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973 collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973 Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

RELATED COLLECTIONS

A microfilmed collection of Papers of Paolo. S. Abbate is held by the Smithsonian Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, a catalog record for the collection there can be accessed at SIRIS (Smithsonian Institution Research Information System).


Index Terms

Sculptors.
Italian Americans.
Sculpture, Modern.
Authors.

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