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Myrna Shiras papers, 1974-1977

Shiras, Myrna, 1936-

Painter, Fiber artist


Collection Information

Size: 0.8 linear ft.

Summary: Correspondence, mostly with feminist art organizations and publishing houses; 23 original drawings; photographs and slides of works of art and photocopies of works of art; photographs of family and friends; a manuscript, "A Sum of Small Vulgarities"; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Artist; California. Active in feminist organization and promotion of women artists.


Donated 1976 by Myrna Shiras.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Restrictions on Use

Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from: Myrna Shiras, 6441 Via de Anzar, Rancho Palos Verde, Calif. 90274

How to Cite This Collection

Myrna Shiras papers, 1974-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.