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Judy Raffael papers, 1966-1981

North, Judy, 1937-

Painter, Quiltmaker, Stained glass artist


Collection Information

Size: 0.01 Linear feet, ca. 900 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence, photographs, journals, printed material, and exhibition material.
REEL 1647: Correspondence with Eduardo Carrillo, Nancy Hoffman, Stan Picher, Joseph Raffael, Cornelia Schulz, and William Wiley; poetry, journals describing her dreams, and a statement on her art; personal photographs and photographs of Grandma (Tressa) Prisbrey's Bottle Village, Santa Susana, California; exhibition files on "Four Quilts by 70 Women"; a collage by William Wiley; a Hong Kong travel diary kept by Raffael's husband and friends; a book compiled by Raffael containing sketches and correspondence from her father, Robert B. Collins; and printed material.
REEL 3470: Letters, photographs, and printed material relating to Grandma Tressa Prisbrey's Bottle Village.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and stained glass artist; San Geronimo, Calif.


Material on reel 1647 was lent for microfilming by Raffael, 1979. Material on reel 3470 donated by Raffael, 1981.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 1647: Originals returned to the lender, Judy Raffael, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1647 and 3470 available for use 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

Judy Raffael papers, 1966-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.