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Bernard Childs papers, circa 1950-2015

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Creator:
Childs, Bernard, 1910-1985
Subject:
Childs, Judith
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
14.7 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
Biographical material, correspondence, writings, subject files, a scrapbook, photographs, printed material, an audio recording, and an artifact documenting the career of painter and printmaker Bernard Childs.
Biographical material includes appointment books, address books and awards. Correspondence is with colleagues, friends, and museums regarding Childs' works of art, exhibitions, and works of art by others. A portion of the correspondence is posthumous and includes condolence letters to Judith regarding Bernard as well as correspondence between Judith and others regarding Bernard. Writings include journals and diaries and a typescript of a lecture given by Judith Childs about Bernard, November 1990.
Subject files pertain to artists, works of art, exhibitions, publications, teaching, travel and other activities. Photographs and slides are of Childs, his family, friends and his works of art. Printed material includes exhibition catalogs, posters, rare books, and newspaper clippings regarding Childs and other artists. Audio visual material includes an audio recording of a lecture given by Childs. One artifact includes a t-shirt with an image designed by Childs.
Citation:
Bernard Childs papers, circa 1950-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 72 and 81 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Use Note:
The donor, Judith Childs, has retained copyright where applicable.
Biography Note:
Bernard Childs (1910-1985) was a painter and printmaker in New York, New York.
Provenance:
Material donated 1980-82 by Bernard Childs and in 2004 and 2015 by Judith Childs, Bernard Childs' widow.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Diaries
Painters
Painting, American
Photographs
Printmakers
Scrapbooks
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7408
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209565
AAA_collcode_chilbern
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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