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Robert Smith Collection relating to Letterio Calapai

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 16 Sep 2015

Biographical History

Letterio Calapai was an Italian-American painter, engraver, illustrator, printmaker who worked in New York City and Chicago.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Robert Smith Collection relating to Letterio Calapai consists of printed material and memorabilia relating to the Italian-American artist.

Arrangement of the Collection

Alphabetical by type or topic.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Related Material

See also the Letterio Calapai Papers.

Subject Headings


Calapai, Letterio, 1902-1993.


Art, American -- 20th century.
Engravers -- United States.
Etchers -- United States.
Illustrators -- United States.
Italian Americans.
Painters -- United States.
Printmakers -- United States.
Wood-engravers -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Exhibition catalogs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Robert Smith Collection relating to Letterio Calapai,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Robert C. Smith, 2015.

Table of Contents




Printed material