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Vera Klement papers, 1950-circa 2016

Klement, Vera, 1929-


Collection Information

Size: 3.3 Linear feet; 1.36 Gigabytes

Summary: The papers of painter and educator Vera Klement measure 3.3 linear feet and 1.36 GB and date from 1950 to circa 2016. The papers include scattered correspondence with Franz Schulze and others, writings and notes including digital copies of a memoir, an interview, and a film, personal business records, printed and digital material, fourteen sketchbooks and other works of art, and photographs, including a photo of the MacDowell Colony in 1957.

Biographical/Historical Note

Vera Klement (1929-) is a painter and educator in Chicago, Illinois. She is a founding member of "The FIVE."


Vera Klement donated her papers to the Archives of American Art in several installments in 1986, 2004, and 2017.

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Language Note

English .


Processing of this collection received federal support from the Collections Care Initiative Fund, administered by the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative and the National Collections Program