Jayna M. Josefson
Scope and Contents
The papers of painter Margit Beck (1918-1977) measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1956 to 1975. The collection includes scattered biographical materials, personal and professional correspondence, and printed material.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Margit Beck donated her papers to the Archives of American Art in 1977.
Existence and Location of Originals
Researchers should note that much of the collection consists of photocopies. Margit Beck's early career material was destroyed during a storm when her studio flooded.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Jayna Josefson in 2022 with support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.