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Andrade, Edna, 1917-2008  Search this
Andrade, C. Preston (Clarence Preston)  Search this
Video recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5.4 Linear feet
The collection is arranged as 4 series. Series 1: Biographical Material, 1917-circa 1986 (0.9 linear feet; Box 1, 6) Series 2: Correspondence, 1925-1981 (1.6 linear feet; Boxes 1-2) Series 3: Printed Material, 1930s-1970s (1.8 linear feet; Boxes 3-6, OV 7) Series 4: Photographs, 1917-1980 (1.1 linear feet; Boxes 5-6)
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
The papers of painter and educator Edna Andrade measure 5.4 linear feet and date from 1917 to circa 1986. The collection documents Andrade's career through biographical materials including a video recording, personal and professional correspondence, printed material, and photographs including five photo albums. Of note are examples of propaganda Andrade created for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II.
Edna Andrade papers, 1917-circa 1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Portions of the collection are available on 35mm microfilm reels 4225-4230 at Archives of American Art offices, and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.
Processing of this collection received federal support from the Collections Care Initiative Fund, administered by the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative and the National Collections Program
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds an oral history interview with Edna Andrade conducted 1987 April 1-29.
Biography Note:
Edna Andrade (1917-2008) was a painter and educator active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was known for her optical illusion paintings.
Language Note:
English .
Edna Andrade donated her papers to the Archives of American Art in 1987 and 2004.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Optical art  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art