Size: 0.2 Linear feet
Summary: The scattered papers of painter Jeanet Steckler Dreskin measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1961 to 2000. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, printed material, and a video recording concerning a 1999 exhibition of Dreskin's works.
Jeanet Steckler Dreskin (1921- ) is a painter, illustrator, and arts administrator active in South Carolina. She studied at Sophie Newcomb College and later at Johns Hopkins University. In the 1960s, Dreskin was named head of the Greenville County Museum School of Art in Greenville, South Carolina.
Donated 1969, 1973, and 2001 by Jeanet Steckler Dreskin.
Printed material emanating from a Dreskin exhibition at the Greenville County Museum of Art, January 1970, was microfilmed on reels N70-25, N69-23 and transferred to the vertical files of Smithsonian's American Art Museum. This material is not described in the collection container inventory.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.