|Creator:||Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973|
|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 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.
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.
The Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973 collection is available for public research.
The Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973 collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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The Abbate, Paolo S., 1884-1973 Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
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).
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