- Edelson, Stuart, 1944-
- Call number
- MssCol 889
- Physical description
- 3 linear feet (5 boxes)
- Materials in English
- Preferred Citation
Stuart Edelson papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.Restrictions apply
Stuart Michael Edelson (1944-1995) was a writer and sculptor in New York City. He worked at the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Musuam of Art. In addition to creating sculpture pieces, he wrote novels, plays and short stories. Collection consists of correspondence, Edelson's writings, medical works, videotapes, slides, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence, 1966-1993, is with friends and family. Writings include typescripts and drafts of novels, short stories and autobiography; and journal, 1989-1992, of his account of living with AIDS. Also, videotapes of productions of his dramatic works and 1992 interview; slides of his sculpture; and play programs and other ephemeral and printed materials.
Stuart Edelson was a writer and sculptor who lived in New York City. He died of AIDS-related causes on May 31, 1995, at age 50.
Source of acquisition
December 16, 1992 and March 2, 1993, Received from Stuart Edelson
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Conditions Governing Use
Exhibition of AIDS journal requires written permission
See Dossier: M. Bowling to S. Edelson, 3/2/93.