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A Finding Aid to the Ruth Reeves papers, 1880-1967

Ruth Reeves papers, 1880-1967

Reeves, Ruth, 1892-1966

Painter, Educator, Textile designer

Collection Information

Size: 1.3 linear ft.

Summary: The papers of textile designer Ruth Reeves measure 1.3 linear feet and date from circa 1880 to 1967. Found are biographical materials, scattered correspondence, writings on textile design, printed material, artwork, photographs, and scrapbooks.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ruth Reeves (1892-1966) was a textile designer, educator, and painter active in New York City, New York and India. She is known for having designed rugs for Radio City Music Hall.

Provenance

The Ruth Reeves papers were donated by her daughter, Judith Baker Katzman in 1971 and 1972.