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Juliette Leff papers, 1965-1979

Leff, Juliette, 1939-1987

Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 41 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: A resume and a statement of purpose; correspondence, including letters from Adolf Gottlieb, Arthur Millier, Ralph Fabri, and Lee Kalcheim; lecture notes from a course given by Tony Smith at Hunter College, New York; and a clipping.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and educator; New York, N.Y. Studied at City College, New York and Hunter College under Mark Rothko and Tony Smith. She has won a number of fellowships including the Max Beckmann and the Jackson Pollock-Lee Krasner fellowships. Her art works are multimedia in nature.


Leff donated her papers on July 31, 1979; however, she requested that the materials be returned to her in May 1985.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Juliette Leff after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3090 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Juliette Leff papers, 1965-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.