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Athena Tacha papers, 1959-2019

Tacha, Athena, 1936-

Photographer, Conceptual artist, Sculptor, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 36.3 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of sculptor and educator Athena Tacha measure 36.3 linear feet and date from 1959 to 2019. Found are biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, research and writing files, commission and project files, teaching files from her position at Oberlin College, professional activities files, subject files, printed material, and photographic material. Of note are files documenting Tacha's numerous public art commissions throughout the United States.

Biographical/Historical Note

Athena Tacha (1936-) is a Greek-born sculptor, and educator active in Oberlin, Ohio.

Provenance

Donated 1998, 2019 and 2021 by Athena Tacha.

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Language Note

The collection is in English and Greek.

Funding

Processing of this collection received federal support from the Collections Care Initiative Fund, administered by the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative and the National Collections Program