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Ruth Abrams papers, 1934-1983

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Caroline Donadio
Scope and Contents
The papers of New York based artist and educator Ruth Abrams measure 1.0 linear foot and date from 1934 to 1984. The collection includes correspondence with colleagues and business associates; writings and notes related to Abrams 1970's film Paradox of the Big and writings by others; personal business records; exhibition announcements, news clippings, and other printed materials; and photographs. Photographs depict Abrams in her studio and with colleagues and students, exhibition openings, including four photographs of Ilya Bolotowsky attending her 1977 exhibition, and photographs of artwork.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Ruth Abrams papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Ruth Abrams between 1981-1983.
Processing Information
The collection was processed in 1989 by Jean Fitzgerald. A finding aid was written by Caroline Donadio in 2018.