Size: 8.1 linear feet
Summary: The papers of photographer Mary Swift measure 8.1 linear feet and date from circa 1970-2005. The bulk of the collection contains Swift's photographs, contact sheets and negatives of artists and art events in Washington, D.C. Also included are approximately 130 cassette tapes of interviews with artists conducted by Swift and two VHS tapes of art events in Washington, D.C.; Swift's M.A. thesis "Howard William Mehring, 1931-1978: Washington Color Painter" from George Washington University, 1978; and slides and photographs of works of art by Mehring used for Swift's research.
Photograph subjects include portraits of artists, artists' studios, artists' performances and installations.