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Jean Varda papers, [ca. 1950-1971]

Jean Varda papers, [ca. 1950-1971]

Varda, Jean, 1893-1971

Muralist, Sculptor, Painter, Collagist

Collection Information

Size: 18 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Writings by and about Varda; two letters to Anne Ryan, ca. 1950; and twelve typescripts of letters to Harry Truman, the Pope and Lyndon Johnson. Also included are an obituary, 1971; a letter from Victor M. de Suvero to Jack Stauffacher enclosing a photograph of Varda, and Stauffacher's reply, 1971.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Sausalito, Calif. Born 1893, died 1971.

Provenance

Donated by Jack Stauffacher, a friend of Varda.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3480 available 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

Jean Varda papers, [ca. 1950-1971]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.