Esta Nesbitt papers, 1942-1981

Nesbitt, Esta, b. 1918 d. 1975
Educator, Printmaker
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 10.4 linear feet

Collection Summary: Biographical data; typescripts of interviews with Nesbitt; correspondence, including xerox letters from David Lyle; poems and writings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; posters; printed material; 3 engagement calendars, 1971-1972; subject files for Nesbitt's exhibitions containing writings, tape transcripts, printed material, and miscellany; study material related to xerography, including 30 notebooks; ca. 900 original xerography prints and studies, 1967-1974; documentation notes, xeroxes of printed material, and film footage relating to her 1969 film "Everyman"; a cassette tape, and a microfilm roll, exhibitions by Nesbitt; and photographs, slides, and negatives of Nesbitt, her students, exhibitions, and works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Xerox artist and educator; New York City. Born 1918, died 1975.

The donor, Saul Nesbitt, is the husband of Esta Nesbitt.

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