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Clyde Connell papers, 1952-1981

Connell, Clyde, 1901-1998

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 337 Items (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence; biographical information; clippings; magazine articles; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and photographs.
REELS 2837-2838: Ca. 125 Letters received; clippings; magazine articles; exhibition catalogs and announcements; a typescript of a writing on Connell by Jerry Slack, 1979; a photograph album; 55 photographs of Connell, her friends and her works of art. Among the correspondents are James Surls, Charlotte Moser, Muriel magenta, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Lynn Randolph, Mary McCleary, Jana Vander Lee, and Nancy Chambers.
REEL 2837 frames 403-476: Biographical information; clippings and a magazine article; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and 7 photographs of Connell and her works of art. Six color transparencies have not been microfilmed.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor, painter; Louisiana. Known for incorporating natural materials in her work. Died May 1, 1998.


Donated and lent 1981 by Clyde Connell.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 2837-2838 available at Archives of American Art offices 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

Clyde Connell papers, 1952-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.