Files contain correspondence with other artists, colleagues, museums, and galleries about Trieff's work and exhibitions, some of which is accompanied by loan forms and shipping reports; letters regarding fellowships and awards; and postcards from Ad Reinhardt. Photographs depict Trieff, family members, friends, and other artists at personal gatherings, exhibitions, and other events. Some photographs of her paintings are also present. Printed material consists of newspaper clippings that reviewed Treiff's work and exhibitions that featured her work, and exhibition material such as catalogs, invitations, announcements, and posters. Recordings include a videocassette from the exhibition, Women Artists Here and Now (1975), an interview with Trieff, and a talk given by her husband, artist Robert Henry.
The 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 Reference Services for more information.
Selina Trieff papers, 1951-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.