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Beth Ames Swartz papers, 1970-1984

Swartz, Beth Ellen Ames, 1936-



Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Biographical data; a copy of a letter, 1983, from Swartz to John Perreault in which she discusses her work and her recent travels to sacred Indian healing sites in the Southwest and to the cave Font-de-Gaume in France; printed material; a masters thesis, BETH AMES SWARTZ' STYLISTIC DEVELOPMENT, 1960-1980, written by Mary Lou Reed, Arizona State University, 1981; and a book, CONNECTING THE ART OF BETH AMES SWARTZ, by Mary Carroll Nelson, 1984. [27 color slides of works of art by Swartz have not been microfilmed.]

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Scottsdale, Arizona.


Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Portions of material lent for microfilming and portions donated 1984 by Beth Ames Swartz.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 3184 fr. 604-807: Originals returned to the lender, Beth Ames Swartz, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3184 available for use only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Beth Ames Swartz papers, 1970-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.