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Ruth Tears papers, 1951-1972

Tears, Ruth, 1919-1971
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
REEL 2684: Biographical information; correspondence, 1953-1970; lecture notes; 4 prints, undated; financial material, 1963-1971; awards, 1963-1968; clippings; exhibition catalogs; and 4 scrapbooks, 1951-1967.
REEL 3476: Biographical data; printed material, 1968-1969, describing painting classes taught by Tears at Carrizo Lodge, Ruidoso, N.M., Dallas Museum of Fine Arts and Dallas College of Southern Methodist University; exhibition announcements, catalogs, invitations, clippings; 3 undated ink drawings; and photographs and slides of Tears and her works of art.
Ruth Tears papers, 1951-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 2684 and 3476 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel 2684: Originals returned to the lender, Lisa Olsen, after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Painter, instructor; Dallas, Tex.
Material on reel 2684 lent for microfilming and material on reel 3476 donated 1981 by Lisa Olsen, daughter of Ruth Tears. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art teachers
Women painters
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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