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Hilda Pertha papers, 1940-2011

Creator:
Pertha, Hilda, 1911-2011
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5.1 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
Biographical material, correspondence, photographs, artwork and printed material relating to Hilda Pertha's career as a painter.
Biographical material includes resumes, certificates and appointment books. Correspondence is with friends, family, galleries, and employers. Also present are notebooks recording letters both sent and received. Slides and photographs are of Pertha's work, exhibitions, home, and studio. Artwork includes preparatory sketches in marker, ink, pencil, and watercolor. Printed material includes clippings, gallery announcements, posters, cards, and broadsides related to Pertha's career and interests.
Citation:
Hilda Pertha papers, 1940-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Hilda Pertha (1911-2011) was a painter and teacher in Mendocino, California.
Provenance:
Donated 2013 by Mila Ahern, Hilda Pertha's daughter.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists' studios
Painters
Photographs
Sketches
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16214
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)368430
AAA_collcode_perthild
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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