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Angna Enters greeting cards and printed material, 1943-1967, 1958-1967 (bulk dates)

Enters, Angna, 1899 or 1907-1989

Painter, Designer, Performance artist, Dancer


Collection Information

Size: 15 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: Seven Christmas cards made by Angna Enters, 1958 and 1959, 1961, 1963-1965, and 1967, consisting of a different watercolor self-portrait for each of the years represented; and printed material concerning Enters career in the theater, particularly reviews of mime performances.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dancer, mime, actress, painter, designer, and writer; New York, N.Y. Born New York, N.Y., raised Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Year of birth commonly given as 1907; however Enters graduated from high school in 1915 as Anita Irene Enters.


The known donor, Mr. Francis Robinson, received the Christmas cards of 1963 and 1964 from Enters.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels 2803 and 8 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Angna Enters greeting cards and printed material, 1943-1967, 1958-1967 (bulk dates). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.