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Prescott, Emma-Stina  Search this
Prescott, Kenneth Wade, 1920-  Search this
Chapin, James  Search this
De Creeft, José  Search this
Goulet, Lorrie  Search this
Greenbaum, Dorothea S.  Search this
Hunt, Richard  Search this
Levine, Jack  Search this
Olds, Elizabeth  Search this
Slonem, Hunt  Search this
Diller, Burgoyne  Search this
Anuszkiewicz, Richard  Search this
Browne, Byron  Search this
Maitin, Sam  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
9.4 Linear feet
The collection is arranged as 6 series. Series 1: James Chapin, 1941, 1955-circa 1984 (0.5 linear feet; Box 1) Series 2: Burgoyne Diller, 1932-2001 (2.5 linear feet; Boxes 1-3) Series 3: Dorothea S. Greenbaum, 1919-1980 (2.7 linear feet; Boxes 4-6) Series 4: Jack Levine, 1961-1991 (2.1 linear feet; Boxes 6-8) Series 5: Elizabeth Olds, 1931-1992 (0.6 linear feet; Boxes 8-9) Series 6: Other Artists, 1929-1998 (1.0 linear foot; Boxes 9-10)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
The Kenneth and Emma-Stina Prescott research material on artists measures 9.4 linear feet and dates from 1919 to 2001, with the bulk of the material dating from 1973 to 1991. Kenneth Prescott, an art historian and educator, and his wife Emma-Stina, also an art historian, maintained extensive files concerning artists James Chapin, Burgoyne Diller, Dorothea S. Greenbaum, Jack Levine, and Elizabeth Olds. These files typically include correspondence, artwork inventories, exhibition catalogs and other printed materials, notes, interviews, photographs, and slides. A small amount of material also documents the works of Richard Anuszkiewicz, Byron Browne, Jose de Creeft, Lorrie Goulet, Richard Hunt, Sam Maitin, and Hunt Slonem.
Kenneth and Emma-Stina Prescott research material on artists, 1919-2001, bulk 1973-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
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Related Materials:
Also found at the Archives of American Art are the Burgoyne Diller papers which include papers and artwork donated by Kenneth and Emma-Stina Prescott. The Kenneth W. Prescott and Emma-Stina Prescott Collection of Ben Shahn is available at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin.
Biography Note:
Kenneth Wade Prescott (1920-2013) was an art historian and educator in Austin, Texas. Prescott's wife, Emma-Stina (1924-2021) was also an art historian.
Language Note:
The collection is in English.
The collection was donated in several installments by Kenneth and Emma-Stina Prescott from 1987 to 2001.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Artists -- United States  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art