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Bernice West Beyers papers, 1912-1987

Beyers, Bernice West, 1906-1987

Actor, Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 1.7 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of sculptor Bernice West Beyers measure 1.7 linear feet and date from 1912-1987. Found within the papers are biographical material; letters that discuss sculpture commissions and exhibitions; scattered business and financial records; notes and writings; a sketchbook; printed material, including 3 scrapbooks of clippings; and photographs of Beyers and photograph albums of her art work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Berenice West Byers (1906-1987)worked as as sculptor in the New York and New England area. Later in life, she became a patron of the arts in Dallas, Texas.

Provenance

The Bernice West Beyers papers were donated in 1988 by Robert West Beyers, the artist's son.