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Pat Adams papers, [ca. 1948-1992]

Adams, Pat, 1928-



Collection Information

Size: 235 Items, ca. 235 items (on 2 microfilm reels); 7 Items, (on partial microfilm reel) Reel 4909

Summary: REEL 2528: Letters received from Dore Ashton, Babette Deutsch, Wolf Kahn, Lois Swinoff, and others; 10 journals, 1950-1957, containing comments on her personal life and her work, quotations from books, sketches and diagrams; writings and notes.
REEL 4909: Material relating to the publication of the book, Pat Adams (Five Point Press, 1991), including photocopies of brief correspondence with publisher LaVerne George, 1990-1991, and a paste-up of the book containing color photographs of Adams' work and writings and a letter from George about the paste-up. Also included is a photocopied typescript, "Remarks at Reception for Friends of Yaddo," delivered by Adams at Zabriskie Gallery, April 16, 1992.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, educator; Bennington, Vermont.


Material on reel 2528 lent for microfilming; and material on reel 4909 donated by Pat Adams.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2528 available for use only at Archives of American Art offices.

35mm microfilm reel 4909 (fr. 343-385) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.

Microfilm reel 2528 is ACCESS RESTRICTED; written permission required. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Pat Adams papers, [ca. 1948-1992]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.