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Janet Shook LaCoste papers, 1948-1976

Janet Shook LaCoste papers, 1948-1976

LaCoste, Janet Shook, 1912-1983

Designer, Fiber artist

Collection Information

Size: 2.1 linear ft. (microfilmed on 6 reels)

21 rolled docs.

Summary: Correspondence; photographs; sketches; notes; announcements; clippings; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Needlepoint designer; San Antonio, Texas. Lived 1912-1984.


Material on reels 1656-1657 lent for microfilming 1979 by Janet Shook LaCoste; material on reels 1658-1661 donated 1979 by LaCoste. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Location of Originals

  • Reels 1656-1657: Originals returned to Janet Shook LaCoste after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 1656-1661 available for use only at Archives of American Art offices; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; 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

Janet Shook LaCoste papers, 1948-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.