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Beatrice Wood letters to Elizabeth Stein, 1988-1998

Stein, Elizabeth



Collection Information

Size: 40 Items

Summary: Thirty-five letters from Wood to Stein, six of them handwritten and two illustrated with a cat; two photographs; one reproduction of a drawing by Wood; an invitation to Wood's 105th birthday party; an announcement to Wood's memorial service; and one newspaper article.

Biographical/Historical Note

Elizabeth Stein is a collector of works by ceramicist Beatrice Wood (1893-1998). Through the years they exchanged letters about the pieces Stein collected and their mutual affection for cats.


Donated 1999 by Elizabeth Stein.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

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

Beatrice Wood letters to Elizabeth Stein, 1988-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.