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Bashka Paeff papers, 1920-1981

Bashka Paeff papers, 1920-1981

Paeff, Bashka, 1894-1979

Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 1.5 linear feet

Biographical/Historical Note

Bashka Paeff (1894-1979) was a sculptor in Boston, Massachusetts.

Provenance

Donated 2012 by Don Richard Lipsitt, Paeff's nephew.

Scope and Contents

The papers of sculptor Bashka Paeff measure 1.5 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1981. The small collection documents her work as an artist in Boston, Massachusettes, through biographical material, two diaries, printed material, and photographs of Bashka Paeff and her artwork. Also found are an autograph book, containing signatures and notes from MacDowell Colony members, one clippings scrapbook, and four photograph albums, including one from a trip to Europe in the 1920s.

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