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Joan Seeman papers, 1973-1981

Seeman, Joan French

Art historian

Collection Information

Size: 1.2 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of art historian Joan Seeman measure 1.2 linear feet and date from 1973-1981. Included are sound recordings of interviews Seeman conducted with artists, transcripts of interviews, correspondence with artist Theodore Roszak, and notes from a visit with Hugo Robus. There is also a list of works in the Wallace Wilson Collection, which was curated by Seeman.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joan French Seeman (-Robinson) (1927-) is an art historian in Houston, Texas. Seeman taught at the University of Cincinnati. The subject of her M.A. Thesis (1979, Stanford University) was sculptor Theodore Roszak.


The collection was donated in 1983 by Joan Seeman-Robinson.


The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.