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Helen Gerardia papers, 1951-1973

Helen Gerardia papers, 1951-1973

Gerardia, Helen, 1903-1988

Painter, Printmaker

Collection Information

Size: 3.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 4 reels)

Summary: Scrapbooks, printed material, correspondence, photographs and biographical material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, printmaker; New York, N.Y.


Items on reel 2812 donated 1961 by Gerardia. Scrapbooks on reels 59, 60 and 80 lent by Gerardia for microfilming, 1971; she subsequently donated 9 of them in 1981, along with an additional scrapbook (1971-1973). The remainder was donated, 1989, by Gerardia's estate.

Location of Originals

  • Reel 60 (fr. 1-38, scrapbook 1952): Original returned to the lender, Helen Gerardia, after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 59-60, 80 and 2812 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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

Helen Gerardia papers, 1951-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.