Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.caparhys
Creators:
Caparn, Rhys, 1909-1997
Dates:
1938-1972
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Linear foot
(partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, photographs; writings; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and clippings.
Scope and Contents
REELS 680 & 1007: Correspondence, mostly business and professional letters; writings such as "The Animal in Art" and other jottings on art and form; price lists, statements from galleries and sales memos; catalogs and annoucements; clippings; photographs of Caparn's work, and photos of Caparn in her studio, snapshots and a portrait by Maya Deren, 1948, as well as one by Alan Shayne.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, clippings, exhibition material, receipts, photographs and records relating mainly to the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; Connecticut.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 680 and 1007 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1972-1983 by Rhys Caparn.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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.

Related Materials
Rhys Caparn papers also at Syracuse University.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arts organizations -- New York (State) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women sculptors Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Deren, Maya Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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