Size: 0.2 Linear feet
Summary: The scattered papers of painter Beth Ames Swartz measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1978 to 1984. Found are biographical materials, printed material, and slides of works of art. Also found is a published work on Swartz entitled Connecting: the Art of Beth Ames Swartz, by Mary Carroll Nelson.
Beth Ames Swartz (1936- ) is a painter in Scottsdale, Arizona. Originally from New York City, Swartz studied at Cornell University and New York University. She is active in the Phoenix area art world.
Beth Ames Swartz lent some of her papers for microfilming in 1984 and donated a portion to the Archives of American Art in 1984.
The Archives of American Art also holds microfilm of material lent for microfilming (Reel 3184 fr. 604-807) including a masters thesis written by Mary Lou Reed, Arizona State University, 1981. Originals were returned to the lender, Beth Ames Swartz, after microfilming and are not described in the collection container inventory.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.