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Jeanet Steckler Dreskin papers, 1966-1973

Dreskin, Jeanet Steckler, 1921-

Painter, Arts administrator, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.22 Linear feet, ca. 20 items (on 3 microfilm reels); 0.2 Linear feet, Addition

Summary: Reel 2803: A résumé; records and announcements of exhibitions of her work; lists of reproductions of her illustrations for medical journals; and clippings, 1970-1973.
Reel N70-25: Material emanating from a Dreskin exhibition at the Greenville County Museum of Art, January 1970.
Reel N69-23: Vita information, clippings, and catalogues, 1966-1968.
ADDITION: Resumes; artists statements; letters, 1961-1981, from Lee Bontecou, Adelyn Breeskin, John Richard Craft, A. Wolf Davidson, Elaine de Kooing, Caroline Durieux, Janet Flint, Xavier Gonzalez, William Halsey (photocopy), Ida Kohlmeyer, Daniel Robbins, Elizabeth O'Neal Verner; a videotape "8/31/99 Jeanet S. Dreskin (41 paintings) Greenville County Museum of Art, September 1- October 24, South Carolina" interview with Martha Severens and 10/3/99 gallery tour with family members; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and newspaper clippings and other printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, illustrator, and head of the Greenville County Museum School of Art in Greenville, South Carolina.


Donated 1969, 1973 and 2001 by Jeanet Steckler Dreskin.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 2803, N70-25, N69-23 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Many of the clippings and lists are photocopies.

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

Jeanet Steckler Dreskin papers, 1966-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.