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Fay Gold papers, 1924-1979

Gold, Fay Helfand, 1907-1998



Collection Information

Size: 1.2 Linear feet, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence, works of art, a journal and a sketchbook, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and photographs.
REEl D361: Correspondence, with Gold's teacher, Howard Giles, ca. 1930-1940, and others; a seven-page manuscript autobiography of Gold's friend, woodcut artist Helen West Heller; a sketchbook, 1949; a scrapbook containing clippings; photographs and slides; biographical information; and exhibition catalogs. Among the photos are a few of Giles with his students, and 1 of Gold teaching a children's art class, 1955.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; photographs of Gold, and photographs, slides and negatives of her art work; a journal, 1958-1959; writings on Yorkshire terriers; four poems; four oil sketches, seven watercolors and a collage; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, watercolorist, collage artist, expert on Yorkshire terrier breed of dog; New York, N.Y. Also known as Fay Helfand Gold, Fay Goldmeigs, and Fay Helfand.


Donated 1962-1979 by Fay Gold.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel D361 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Microfilmed material must be viewed on microfilm. Access to unmicrofilmed material requires an appointment.

How to Cite This Collection

Fay Gold papers, 1924-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.