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Gertrude Levy Barnstone papers, 1949-1984

Barnstone, Gertrude Levy, 1925-



Collection Information

Size: 2 Microfilm reels

Summary: Sketchbooks; photographs; a patent registration and patent; drafts; exhibition announcements and invitations; clippings; invoices; and price lists.
REEL 1703: Sketchbooks; photographs of art work; clippings; price lists for sculpture and drawings, 1978; invoices; a patent registration for bookends; and drafts of proposals for art projects.
REEL 3538: A handwritten draft of an address delivered by Barnstone at the opening of the Coalition of Women's Art Organizations, Women's Caucus for Art Conference, Cooper Union, New York, February 23, 1982. Also included are Barnstone's patent for bookends granted December 22, 1981; exhibition announcements and invitations, undated and 1978-1984; and four photographs of Barnstone's sculpture.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor; Houston, Tex.


Material on reel 1703 lent for microfilming, 1979; material on reel 3538 donated 1984 all by Gertrude Barnstone.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 1703: Originals returned to the lender, Getrude Barnstone, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1703 available for use at Archives of American Art offices; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.

35mm microfilm reel 3538 available only at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and through interlibrary loan.

The patent is a photocopy.

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

Gertrude Levy Barnstone papers, 1949-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.