University of Notre Dame

George Rickey Papers


Origination : Rickey, George
Extent : 190 linear feet
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Legal Status


Administrative Information

Closed for processing. Contractual restrictions may apply.


Gift of Philip Rickey, the George Rickey Foundation, and the Rickey Estate.

Preferred Citation

George Rickey Papers (RCK), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Rickey Collection Catalog of Artists; Hand Hollow Foundation Records; Financial Records, including bank records, workshop accounting, paid bills, check registers, payroll sheets, and check stubs; dating chiefly 1970-1998; office files, including: insurance 1999-2009; financial records 1985-1986; Yaddo files; Rickey Workshop accounts 1999-2000s; correspondence 1960-1988; income tax, bank statements, bills, Chatham property book, 1956-1964; credit applications, sales tax, unemployment claims, workers' compensation, Zurich insurance disability 1967-2002; home insurance 1977-2003; sculpture insurance 1974-2003; other insurance 1991-1995; finances and paid bills 2002-2004; financial records 1950s-1960s; ELR Papers 1960-1995; banners; honorary degree hoods; catalogs, directories, and histories. Also paintings, drawings, prints, etc., by George Rickey or collected by George Rickey; George Rickey films and digitized films (1.52 Terabytes); and one printed volume, George Rickey: Sculpture from the Estate, from the Marlborough Gallery exhibition, September 12 - October 12, 2013.


George Rickey (1907-2002) was an American artist, originally a painter, who became famous for his work as a kinetic sculptor.


Rickey, George
Hand Hollow Foundation
Kinetic sculpture
George Rickey: Sculpture from the Estate