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More Information | A Finding Aid to the Sylvia Fein papers, 1936-2011

Sylvia Fein papers, 1936-2011

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A Finding Aid to the Sylvia Fein Papers,
, in the Archives of American Art
Erin Kinhart
Scope and Content Note
The papers of painter and author Sylvia Fein measure 5.9 linear feet and date from 1936 to 2011. The papers primarily document her friendships with other artists from the Wisconsin-based Magic Realist group, including Dudley Huppler, John Wilde, Marshall Glasier, and Karl Priebe, as well as her career as a painter and her work on the books Heidi's Horse and First Drawings: Genesis of Visual Thinking. Documentation consists of scattered biographical material, extensive correspondence, project files, writings by Huppler and others, printed material, photographs, artwork by Wilde and Glasier, and scrapbooks.
The collection was donated in 2011 by Sylvia Fein.
Processing Information
The collection was processed in 2012 by Erin Kinhart.