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Jack and Rhea Case papers, 1917-1979

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Creator:
Case, Jack
Case, Rhea, 1913-2005
Subject:
Arensberg, Louise S. (Louise Stevenson)
Arensberg, Walter
Brancusi, Constantin
Duchamp, Marcel
Scheyer, Galka E.
Siqueiros, David Alfaro
Wood, Beatrice
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
271 items (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Patrons must use microfilm copy. Use of untranscribed tape requires an appointment.
Summary:
Correspondence, photographs, greeting cards, clippings, and a untranscribed interview documenting the Case's friendship with Beatrice Wood.
REEL 1854: 49 valentines and other greeting cards from Wood, illustrated with her drawings and collages; 3 caricature sketches by Wood of Marcel Duchamp, Constantin Brancusi, David Siqueiros and Galka Scheyer as part of the Louise and Walter Arensberg "circle"; 61 photographs of Wood, her drawings and ceramics; and 4 clippings.
REEL 1646: Correspondence with Wood. Many of Wood's letters are illustrated. Three photographs of Wood are also included.
UNMICROFILMED: An untranscribed conversation between Rhea Case and Beatrice Wood, June 19, 1979. Wood mentions Henri Roche, Marcel Duchamp, Walter Arensberg, and others.
Citation:
Jack and Rhea Case papers, 1917-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1646 and 1854 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
All except tape: Originals returned to Rhea Case after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Friends of artist Beatrice Wood. Wood is a ceramist; Ojai, California.
Provenance:
Microfilmed material lent 1979-1980 by Rhea Case. Case donated the taped conversation in 1979.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Ceramicists
Ceramics
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7348
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209501
AAA_collcode_casejack
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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