Case, Rhea, b. 1913 d. 2005
Active in San Marcos,Calif.
Collection size: 271 items (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Collection Summary: Correspondence, photographs, greeting cards, clippings, and a untranscribed interview documenting the Case's friendship with Beatrice Wood.
REEL 1854: 49 valentines and other greeting cards from Wood, illustrated with her drawings and collages; 3 caricature sketches by Wood of Marcel Duchamp, Constantin Brancusi, David Siqueiros and Galka Scheyer as part of the Louise and Walter Arensberg "circle"; 61 photographs of Wood, her drawings and ceramics; and 4 clippings.
REEL 1646: Correspondence with Wood. Many of Wood's letters are illustrated. Three photographs of Wood are also included.
UNMICROFILMED: An untranscribed conversation between Rhea Case and Beatrice Wood, June 19, 1979. Wood mentions Henri Roche, Marcel Duchamp, Walter Arensberg, and others.
Biographical/Historical Note: Friends of artist Beatrice Wood. Wood is a ceramist; Ojai, California.
Microfilmed material lent 1979-1980 by Rhea Case. Case donated the taped conversation in 1979.