Jeanet Steckler Dreskin papers, 1966-1973

Dreskin, Jeanet Steckler, b. 1921
Painter, Arts administrator, Illustrator
Active in Greenville, S.C.

Collection size: ca. 20 items (on 3 microfilm reels).
Addition 0.2 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Reel 2803: A résumé; records and announcements of exhibitions of her work; lists of reproductions of her illustrations for medical journals; and clippings, 1970-1973.

Reel N70-25: Material emanating from a Dreskin exhibition at the Greenville County Museum of Art, January 1970.

Reel N69-23: Vita information, clippings, and catalogues, 1966-1968.

ADDITION: Resumes; artists statements; letters, 1961-1981, from Lee Bontecou, Adelyn Breeskin, John Richard Craft, A. Wolf Davidson, Elaine de Kooing, Caroline Durieux, Janet Flint, Xavier Gonzalez, William Halsey (photocopy), Ida Kohlmeyer, Daniel Robbins, Elizabeth O'Neal Verner; a videotape "8/31/99 Jeanet S. Dreskin (41 paintings) Greenville County Museum of Art, September 1- October 24, South Carolina" interview with Martha Severens and 10/3/99 gallery tour with family members; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and newspaper clippings and other printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, illustrator, and head of the Greenville County Museum School of Art in Greenville, South Carolina.

Donated 1969, 1973 and 2001 by Jeanet Steckler Dreskin.

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