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Helen J. Rennie papers, 1920-1979

Creator:
Rennie, Helen J., 1906-1989
Subject:
Artists Equity Association
Franz Bader Gallery
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
4.1 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Correspondence, photographs, writings, artwork, financial material, printed material relating to graphic designer Helen Rennie.
Personal correspondence is with Rennie's friends and professional correspondence is with the Franz Bader Gallery and Artists Equity Association. Photographs and slides are of Rennie's artwork, as well exhibition installations at the Capricorn Gallery and the Franz Bader Gallery. Writings include notebooks, notes and journals by Rennie. Artwork includes sketches and sketchookbs.
Financial material includes supply bills and checks. Printed material consists of a scrpabook, reproductions of posters promoting government programs, pamphlets and booklets featuring Rennie's designs (many are for government programs), exhibition announcements, art journals, and newspaper clippings. Miscellany includes an address list and travel documents.
Citation:
Helen J. Rennie papers, 1920-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Helen Rennie (1906-1989) was a graphic designer in Washington, D.C. Rennie also created design work for the Federal government.
Provenance:
Donated 1978 by Helen J. Rennie and in 2009 by Kathleen Baker Moorefield, Rennie's niece.
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Architecture & Design
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Designers
Painters
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Women artists
Writings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8466
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210642
AAA_collcode_rennhele
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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