Beth Ames Swartz papers, 1970-1984

Swartz, Beth Ellen Ames, b. 1936
Active in Ariz.; N.Y.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Biographical data; a copy of a letter, 1983, from Swartz to John Perreault in which she discusses her work and her recent travels to sacred Indian healing sites in the Southwest and to the cave Font-de-Gaume in France; printed material; a masters thesis, BETH AMES SWARTZ' STYLISTIC DEVELOPMENT, 1960-1980, written by Mary Lou Reed, Arizona State University, 1981; and a book, CONNECTING THE ART OF BETH AMES SWARTZ, by Mary Carroll Nelson, 1984. [27 color slides of works of art by Swartz have not been microfilmed.]

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Scottsdale, Arizona.

Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Portions of material lent for microfilming and portions donated 1984 by Beth Ames Swartz.

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