Kenneth and Emma-Stina Prescott research material on artists, 1919-2001, bulk 1973-1991

Prescott, Kenneth Wade, b. 1920
Art historian, Author
Active in Austin, Tex.

Prescott, Emma-Stina
Art historian, Author
Active in Austin,Tex.

Collection size: 9.4 linear feet.

Collection Summary: Research material compiled by the Prescotts concerning artists James Chapin, Dorothea S. Greenbaum, Burgoyne Diller, Jack Levine, Sam Maitin, and Elizabeth Olds, and to a lesser degree Byron Browne, Richard Anuszkiewicz, Jose de Creeft, Lorrie Goulet, Richard Hunt, and Hunt Slonem. Also found are artist-made Christmas cards and other art work from various artists sent to the Prescotts.

Artists files consist of biographical information, photographs and slides, writings, correspondence, and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Kenneth Prescott (1920- 2013) was an art historian and author in San Antonio, Tex. Prescott's wife, Emma-Stina is also an art historian.

Donated 1987-2001 by Kenneth and Emina-Stina Prescott.

How to Use this Collection

  • Chapin and Greenbaum material: Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from: Kenneth W. Prescott and Emma-Stina Prescott, 2526 Tanglewood Trail, Austin, Tex. 78703
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