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Tina Prentiss papers, 1942-1976

Creator:
Prentiss, Tina, 1905-  Search this
Subject:
Boston Public Schools. Art Dept  Search this
Boston Visual Artists Union  Search this
Women Exhibiting in Boston, Inc.  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Citation:
Tina Prentiss papers, 1942-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8948
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211135
AAA_collcode_prentina
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211135

Tina Prentiss papers

Creator:
Prentiss, Tina, 1905-  Search this
Names:
Boston Public Schools. Art Dept  Search this
Boston Visual Artists Union  Search this
Women Exhibiting in Boston, Inc.  Search this
Extent:
3 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Date:
1942-1976
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; scrapbooks; writings and notes; photographs and slides; art works; videotapes; sketches; awards and certificates; exhibition material; and printed material.
REEL 876: A 1974 portfolio containing 3 sketches and 19 photographs of "Sculpture in New Materials" (plastics), and an 8 page curriculum vitae and statement prepared by Prentiss for the Archives on the development of her art.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; writings and notes; awards and certificates; clippings, bulletins, and newsletters; catalogs, announcements, and other exhibition material; and photographs and slides of exhibitions and of Prentiss's work; correspondence, clippings, a publicity file, notes, reports, photographs and miscellany relating to exhibitions of the Boston Visual Artists Union, 1974-1976; a scrapbook of photographs, clippings, catalogs, reports, letters, relating to Women Exhibiting in Boston, Inc., 1973-1975; and a scrapbook about an art workshop held for Boston Public School teachers, 1961-1962, containing photographs of people involved and art work displayed, and ideas for school art projects.
Scrapbooks, 1954-1974, 11 v. containing correspondence, exhibition notices, catalogs, guest books, clippings, press releases, curricula vita, other printed matter, sketches, notes about her work and impressions of her shows, diary Sept.-Nov. 1972 (notes of daily progress for a one-man show), stencils, and photographs of her friends and works; two videotapes, "Tina Prentiss Show," September 30, 1975, and "Ten Talents at Tufts," October 10, 1975; a script, probably for the "Tina Prentiss Show"; and a taperecording, Tufts University Radio Women's Program, October 28, 1975; eight "symbolic portraits" in oil, including portraits of Admiral Richard Byrd, Albert Schweitzer, and Bradford Washburn, among others; and a painting, "Symbolic Portrait of James Michael Curley." 1956.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, sculptor; Boston, Massachusetts.
Provenance:
Material on reel 876 lent for microfilming 1974 by Tina Prentiss; unmicrofilmed material donated 1974-1976 by Tina Prentiss. Painting of Curley donated 1978 by Earle Lawrence Prentiss, son of Tina Prentiss.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.prentina
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw947d8f99c-5080-4a45-9dea-16bab79536db
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-prentina

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