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Edward and Rosamond Walling Tirana Corbett papers, 1932-1978

Edward and Rosamond Walling Tirana Corbett papers, 1932-1978

Corbett, Edward, 1919-1971


Collection Information

Size: 7.0 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 7 reels)

Summary: Biographical information, correspondence, scrapbooks, writings, artwork and art-related information, photographic materials, school records, financial materials, miscellaneous items, and printed materials. Also included are papers of Rosamond Corbett's husband, economist Rifat Tirana (3 ft.).

Biographical/Historical Note

Edward Corbet (1919-1971) and his wife Rosamond Walling Tirana Corbett (1910-1999) were painters from Calif., N.M., Mass., and Washington, D.C. Edward Corbett was an early Abstract Expressionist. Married Rosamond Tirana in 1962. Rosamund Tirana was married to Rifat Tirana (d. 1952). Died June 27, 1999.


Donated 1983 by Mrs. Rosamond Tirana Corbett.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 4376-4382 available for use 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

Edward and Rosamond Walling Tirana Corbett papers, 1932-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.