Elizabeth Catlett papers, 1957-1980

Catlett, Elizabeth, b. 1915 d. 2012
Painter, Sculptor, Printmaker
Active in Cuernavaca, Mexico

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (on 1 partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Press kit and program, 1978, for the unveiling of her sculpture, "Students Aspire," at Howard University, Washington, D.C.; cards with reproductions of her work; exhibition catalogs, announcements, posters and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, sculptor and printmaker; Cuernavaca, Mexico. Born Washington, D.C.; married to Charles White, 1941-1946, and then to Francisco Mora in 1946.

Donated 1980 by Elizabeth Catlett.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

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