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Cynthia Brants papers, 1948-1976

Brants, Cynthia, 1924-2006

Graphic designer


Collection Information

Size: 182 Items

Summary: Reel 1514 (Gift): correspondence, price lists, exhibition catalogues, clippings, and Christmas cards designed by Brants.
Reel 1596 (Loan): correspondence concerning exhibitions; three illustrated diaries, two written while Brants was in Europe, 1948-1949, and one written while she was in the British Isles, 1954; lectures, notes, and other writings on art and artists; an unpublished manuscript entitled, "The Riding Lesson;" and exhibition catalogues.
Reel 1597 (Loan): 62 photographs of Brants and her work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Graphic artist (Texas)


Material on reel 1514 donated and material on reels 1596-1597 lent for microfilming 1979 by Cynthia Brants.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reels 1596-1597: Originals were returned to lender after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1514; 1596-1597 available at Archives of American Art offices; 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

Cynthia Brants papers, 1948-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.