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Reel 1514 (Gift): correspondence, price lists, exhibition catalogues, clippings, and Christmas cards designed by Brants.
Reel 1596 (Loan): correspondence concerning exhibitions; three illustrated diaries, two written while Brants was in Europe, 1948-1949, and one written while she was in the British Isles, 1954; lectures, notes, and other writings on art and artists; an unpublished manuscript entitled, "The Riding Lesson;" and exhibition catalogues.
Reel 1597 (Loan): 62 photographs of Brants and her work.
Cynthia Brants papers, 1948-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 1514; 1596-1597 available at Archives of American Art offices; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reels 1596-1597: Originals were returned to lender after microfilming.
Graphic artist (Texas)
Material on reel 1514 donated and material on reels 1596-1597 lent for microfilming 1979 by Cynthia Brants.
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
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