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Helen Gerardia papers, 1951-1973

Gerardia, Helen, 1903-1988
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Physical Description:
3.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 4 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.
Scrapbooks, printed material, correspondence, photographs and biographical material.
REELS 59, 60 & 80: Scrapbooks, 1951-1971. 10 v. containing exhibition announcements, clippings, correspondence and photographs of Gerardia and her work.
REEL 2812: A 5 page resume listing exhibitions and collections of Gerardia's work; a Christmas card; and 13 examples of Gerardia's signature on paper and canvas.
UNMICROFILMED: Biographical data, 1956; correspondence, undated & 1962-1963; writings, 1954 & 1964; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings, and other printed material, 1953-1971; 4 scrapbooks, 1971-1988; and 304 photographs of artworks and of Gerardia, undated.
Helen Gerardia papers, 1951-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 59-60, 80 and 2812 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel 60 (fr. 1-38, scrapbook 1952): Original returned to the lender, Helen Gerardia, after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Painter, printmaker; New York, N.Y.
Items on reel 2812 donated 1961 by Gerardia. Scrapbooks on reels 59, 60 and 80 lent by Gerardia for microfilming, 1971; she subsequently donated 9 of them in 1981, along with an additional scrapbook (1971-1973). The remainder was donated, 1989, by Gerardia's estate.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Painting, Modern
Women painters
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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