Painter, Quiltmaker, Stained glass artist
San Geronimo, Calif.
Collection size: Ca. 900 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Collection Summary: Correspondence, photographs, journals, printed material, and exhibition material.
REEL 1647: Correspondence with Eduardo Carrillo, Nancy Hoffman, Stan Picher, Joseph Raffael, Cornelia Schulz, and William Wiley; poetry, journals describing her dreams, and a statement on her art; personal photographs and photographs of Grandma (Tressa) Prisbrey's Bottle Village, Santa Susana, California; exhibition files on "Four Quilts by 70 Women"; a collage by William Wiley; a Hong Kong travel diary kept by Raffael's husband and friends; a book compiled by Raffael containing sketches and correspondence from her father, Robert B. Collins; and printed material.
REEL 3470: Letters, photographs, and printed material relating to Grandma Tressa Prisbrey's Bottle Village.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and stained glass artist; San Geronimo, Calif.
Material on reel 1647 was lent for microfilming by Raffael, 1979. Material on reel 3470 donated by Raffael, 1981.