This collection is arranged as 9 series. Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1926-1998 (5 folders; Box 1) Series 2: Correspondence, 1965-1998 (0.7 linear feet; Box 1) Series 3: Project Files, 1960-1998 (7.3 linear feet; Boxes 1-7, 14-15, 17-19, OVs 20, 22-24, Artifact) Series 4: Exhibition Files, 1967-1994 (0.8 linear feet; Boxes 7-8, 17) Series 5: Professional Activities, 1955-1997 (0.7 linear feet; Box 8) Series 6: Personal Business Records, 1964-1998 (1.8 linear feet; Boxes 8-10, OV 21) Series 7: Printed Material, 1970s-1990s (0.8 linear feet; Boxes 10-11, 14) Series 8: Photographs, circa 1924-1990s (1.1 linear feet; Boxes 11, 16) Series 9: Artwork, circa 1970s-1990s (1.1 linear feet; Boxes 11-14, 17, 19)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
The papers of New York tapestry éditeur Gloria Ross measure 14.5 linear feet and date from circa 1924-1998. The bulk of the papers consist of project files that document her collaborations with artists to make tapestries of their paintings and collages. Also found are scattered biographical material, professional correspondence, exhibition files, professional activity files, personal business records, printed material, photographs, and artwork.
Gloria Ross papers, circa 1924-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Gloria F. Ross (1923-1998) was a tapestry éditeur in New York, New York.
Collection is in English and French.
Donated in 2013 by the Gloria Ross estate via Michael I. Katz, executor, with assistance from the Gloria F. Ross Tapestry Program, University of Arizona, via Ann Lane Hedlund, director.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001