Ruth Tears papers, 1951-1972

Tears, Ruth, b. 1919 d. 1971
Painter, Teacher
Active in Dallas, Tex.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: REEL 2684: Biographical information; correspondence, 1953-1970; lecture notes; 4 prints, undated; financial material, 1963-1971; awards, 1963-1968; clippings; exhibition catalogs; and 4 scrapbooks, 1951-1967.

REEL 3476: Biographical data; printed material, 1968-1969, describing painting classes taught by Tears at Carrizo Lodge, Ruidoso, N.M., Dallas Museum of Fine Arts and Dallas College of Southern Methodist University; exhibition announcements, catalogs, invitations, clippings; 3 undated ink drawings; and photographs and slides of Tears and her works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, instructor; Dallas, Tex.

Material on reel 2684 lent for microfilming and material on reel 3476 donated 1981 by Lisa Olsen, daughter of Ruth Tears.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

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