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Helen Covensky papers, 1942-1981

Covensky, Helen Ciesla, 1925-2007



Collection Information

Size: 850 Items, (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: Biographical data; ca. 120 catalogs; clippings; four files on exhibitions at the Detroit Institute of Art, Lim Art Gallery in Tel-Aviv, Livingstone-Learmouth Gallery in New York City, and London Arts Gallery in Detroit, containing letters, receipts for works of art, loan agreements, price lists, exhibition announcements, newspaper and magazine clippings, press releases, bulletins, and photographs of works of art; miscellany; and photographs of Covensky, her family and friends, her studios in Jerusalem and Detroit, exhibition openings and works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Detroit, Michigan and Jerusalem, Israel. Full name Helen Ciesla Covensky.


Lent for microfilming 1982 by Helen Covensky.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender, Helen Covensky, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm roll 2844 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Helen Covensky papers, 1942-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.