Myrna Shiras papers, 1974-1977

Shiras, Myrna, b. 1936
Painter, Fiber artist
Active in Calif.

Collection size: 0.8 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Correspondence, mostly with feminist art organizations and publishing houses; 23 original drawings; photographs and slides of works of art and photocopies of works of art; photographs of family and friends; a manuscript, "A Sum of Small Vulgarities"; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Artist; California. Active in feminist organization and promotion of women artists.

Donated 1976 by Myrna Shiras.

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