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Anita Weschler papers, 1938-1998

Anita Weschler papers, 1938-1998

Weschler, Anita, 1903-2000

Sculptor, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 1.6 linear ft.

Addition 4.0 linear ft.

Summary: Correspondence; biographical statements, career resumes and membership cards; photographs and slides of Weschler, her studio and work; printed matter; notes and memoranda; 22 newspaper montages; clippings; exhibition announcements; 10 sketches by Weschler and a woodblock print; a Christmas card by Marguerite Zorach; a videotape documentary on Weschler, directed by David Howard, 1991; and an inventory of Weschler's papers at Syracuse University.

ADDITION (1998): Biographical information, 1950-1990; correspondence, 1954-1997; writings; lecture material, 1978-1990; notes;notebooks, 1970-1991; mailing lists, 1976-1997; financial records, 1974-1975; price lists, 1968-1986; bills, 1978-1986; loan agreements, 1986-1992; press releases, 1963-1992; and miscellany. Also found are printed materials, 1938-1996, including clippings, newsletters, exhibition announcements and catalogs; works of art; photographs and slides of Weschler in her studio, with family and friends, and her works of art, 1934-1990; and the master copy of a videotaped documentary on Weschler, 1991.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor, painter; New York, N.Y. Born 1903. Died 2000.

Provenance

Donated 1974-1998 by Anita Weschler.

Related Materials

Anita Weschler papers also at Syracuse University.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Anita Weschler papers, 1938-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.