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Olga Constantine papers relating to James Lee Byars, 1953-1997

Creator:
Constantine, Olga, 1929-1997
Subject:
Byars, James Lee
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
26 items.
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:
Primarily letters to Constantine from her friend, conceptual artist James Lee Byars, written mainly while studying art in Japan. There is an obituary and a series of slides. A minority of the letters are oversized, some being 20 inches long.
Citation:
Olga Constantine papers relating to James Lee Byars, 1953-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Provenance:
Donated 2002 by Robert J. Wilbert, a painter and colleague of Constantine at Wayne State University, who received the materials from the executor of Olga Constantine's estate.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5986
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)229419
AAA_collcode_consolga
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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