Fay Gold papers, 1924-1979

Gold, Fay Helfand, b. 1907 d. 1998
Active in N.Y.

Collection size: 1.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Correspondence, works of art, a journal and a sketchbook, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and photographs.

REEl D361: Correspondence, with Gold's teacher, Howard Giles, ca. 1930-1940, and others; a seven-page manuscript autobiography of Gold's friend, woodcut artist Helen West Heller; a sketchbook, 1949; a scrapbook containing clippings; photographs and slides; biographical information; and exhibition catalogs. Among the photos are a few of Giles with his students, and 1 of Gold teaching a children's art class, 1955.

UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; photographs of Gold, and photographs, slides and negatives of her art work; a journal, 1958-1959; writings on Yorkshire terriers; four poems; four oil sketches, seven watercolors and a collage; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, watercolorist, collage artist, expert on Yorkshire terrier breed of dog; New York, N.Y. Also known as Fay Helfand Gold, Fay Goldmeigs, and Fay Helfand.

Donated 1962-1979 by Fay Gold.

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