Size: 0.2 Linear feet
Summary: The scattered papers of Greta Schreyer measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1956 to 1979. Found are biographical materials, photographs of Schreyer and works of art, slides, and printed material.
Greta Schreyer (1917-2005) was a painter and printmaker in New York City, New York. Schreyer was born in Vienna, Austria and was forced to leave during the Nazi occupation. She began to create art as a way to process and cope with the murder of her family at Auschwitz concentration camp.
Donated 1980 by Greta L. Schreyer.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.