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Toby Topek papers, 1950-1982

Topek, Toby, 1934-
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Physical Description:
1 partial microfilm reel.
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
A resume; letters, undated and 1952-1981, from The Art League of Houston, Rabbi Moshe Cahana, the City Federation of Woman's Clubs, Houston, Rabbi William S. Malev, David A. Sharp and others; clippings; exhibition announcements; catalogs and invitations; lists of paintings and drawings; consignment sheets and statements, 1971; an insurance claim and correspondence relating to Topek's damaged sculpture DANCE OF THE SPIRIT, 1980; subject files containing correspondence, notes and writings, printed material and miscellany, 1977-1979, on the salon organized by Topek, "Organized Women Support Women," The Houston Festival exhibition DOORS, and the exhibition TOBY TOPEK: COLLAGES AND SCULPTURE, Roberto Molina Gallery, Houston; a journal, 1974, and a diary, 1978-1981, containing notes and writings on art and women, printed material and photographs; a report card, transcript and workbook of charts and anatomy and perspective studies from the Feather & Feather School of Design, Houston, 1950-1952; notebooks containing sketches, studies and notes from Topek's painting classes, lists of her works and sales, 1959-1982; and photograph albums containing photographs of Topek and her work and printed material, 1977-ca. 1982.
Toby Topek papers, 1950-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3309 available for use only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Toby Topek, after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Painter, sculptor; Houston, Texas.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Lent for microfilming 1982 by Toby Topek.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Women sculptors
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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