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Elizabeth Catlett papers, 1957-1980

Creator:
Catlett, Elizabeth, 1915-2012
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft. (on 1 partial microfilm reel)
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.
Summary:
Press kit and program, 1978, for the unveiling of her sculpture, "Students Aspire," at Howard University, Washington, D.C.; cards with reproductions of her work; exhibition catalogs, announcements, posters and clippings.
Citation:
Elizabeth Catlett papers, 1957-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2249 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Elizabeth Catlett papers also located in Amistad Research Center, New Orleans, Louisianna.
Biography Note:
Painter, sculptor and printmaker; Cuernavaca, Mexico. Born Washington, D.C.; married to Charles White, 1941-1946, and then to Francisco Mora in 1946.
Language Note:
Some articles and exhibition catalogs are in Spanish.
Provenance:
Donated 1980 by Elizabeth Catlett. 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
Topic:
African American women artists
Painters
Printmakers
Sculptors
Women painters
Women sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7354
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209508
AAA_collcode_catleliz
Theme:
Women
WAAND
African American
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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