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Rhys Caparn papers, 1938-1972

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Creator:
Caparn, Rhys, 1909-1997
Subject:
Deren, Maya
Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.0 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
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:
Correspondence, photographs; writings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and clippings.
REELS 680 & 1007: Correspondence, mostly business and professional letters; writings such as "The Animal in Art" and other jottings on art and form; price lists, statements from galleries and sales memos; catalogs and annoucements; clippings; photographs of Caparn's work, and photos of Caparn in her studio, snapshots and a portrait by Maya Deren, 1948, as well as one by Alan Shayne.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, clippings, exhibition material, receipts, photographs and records relating mainly to the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors.
Citation:
Rhys Caparn papers, 1938-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 680 and 1007 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Related Materials:
Rhys Caparn papers also at Syracuse University.
Biography Note:
Sculptor; Connecticut.
Provenance:
Donated 1972-1983 by Rhys Caparn.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Photographs
Sculptors
Sculpture, American
Women sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7466
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209624
AAA_collcode_caparhys
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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