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Kenneth and Emma-Stina Prescott research material on artists, 1919-2001, bulk 1973-1991

Prescott, Emma-Stina

Author, Art historian

Collection Information

Size: 9.4 Linear feet

Summary: The Kenneth and Emma-Stina Prescott research material on artists measures 9.4 linear feet and dates from 1919 to 2001, with the bulk of the material dating from 1973 to 1991. Kenneth Prescott, an art historian and educator, and his wife Emma-Stina, also an art historian, maintained extensive files concerning artists James Chapin, Burgoyne Diller, Dorothea S. Greenbaum, Jack Levine, and Elizabeth Olds. These files typically include correspondence, artwork inventories, exhibition catalogs and other printed materials, notes, interviews, photographs, and slides. A small amount of material also documents the works of Richard Anuszkiewicz, Byron Browne, Jose de Creeft, Lorrie Goulet, Richard Hunt, Sam Maitin, and Hunt Slonem.

Biographical/Historical Note

Kenneth Wade Prescott (1920-2013) was an art historian and educator in Austin, Texas. Prescott's wife, Emma-Stina is also an art historian.


The collection was donated in several installments by Kenneth and Emma-Stina Prescott from 1987 to 2001.

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Language Note

The collection is in English.