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Erika Weihs papers, 1949-1994

Erika Weihs papers, 1949-1994

Weihs, Erika, 1917-

Painter, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear ft. (80 items)

Addition: 0.2 linear ft.

Summary: A resume; 7 routine letters to Weihs from galleries and buyers; a photograph of Weihs; 22 photographs and 9 color slides of her work; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and clippings.

ADDITION: Resume; letters, 1969-1990; financial records, 1961; eighteen small pencil sketches and 10 greeting cards with original artwork by Weihs; printed matter, including exhibition announcements, 1974-1994, articles about Weihs, and reproductions of her work; b&w photographs and color slides of work by Weihs, and photographs of Weihs and her family.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New York, N.Y. Born 1917 in Vienna, Austria. Came to the U.S. in 1940.


Donated 1977 and 1995 by Erika Weihs.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Erika Weihs papers, 1949-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.