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Solveiga Rush research material concerning Oliver Chaffee, circa 1975-2005

Rush, Solveiga


Collection Information

Size: 3 Linear feet

Summary: The Solveiga Rush research material concerning Oliver Chaffee measure 3.0 linear feet and date from circa 1975-2005. Included are inventory cards for works of art; photographs and slides of works of art; drafts of writings; interview with Helen Baltz, 1980; notebooks containing documentation/inventory of works of art; exhibition files; correspondence; grant files; project files; lectures; publicity; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Solveiga Rush (1930-2020) was an art historian and professor at the University of Cincinnati who researched and wrote about painter Oliver Chaffee (1881-1944).


Donated in 2021 by the Solveiga Rush Trust, via Buce Favret, Trust representative.

Language Note

English .

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

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How to Cite This Collection

Solveiga Rush research material concerning Oliver Chaffee, circa 1975-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.