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.
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.
Elizabeth Catlett papers, 1957-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 2249 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Elizabeth Catlett papers also located in Amistad Research Center, New Orleans, Louisianna.
Painter, sculptor and printmaker; Cuernavaca, Mexico. Born Washington, D.C.; married to Charles White, 1941-1946, and then to Francisco Mora in 1946.
Some articles and exhibition catalogs are in Spanish.
Donated 1980 by Elizabeth Catlett. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001