Jack and Rhea Case papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.casejack
Creators:
Case, Jack
Case, Rhea
Dates:
1917-1979
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
271 Items
(partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, photographs, greeting cards, clippings, and a untranscribed interview documenting the Case's friendship with Beatrice Wood.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1854: 49 valentines and other greeting cards from Wood, illustrated with her drawings and collages; 3 caricature sketches by Wood of Marcel Duchamp, Constantin Brancusi, David Siqueiros and Galka Scheyer as part of the Louise and Walter Arensberg "circle"; 61 photographs of Wood, her drawings and ceramics; and 4 clippings.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1646: Correspondence with Wood. Many of Wood's letters are illustrated. Three photographs of Wood are also included.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: An untranscribed conversation between Rhea Case and Beatrice Wood, June 19, 1979. Wood mentions Henri Roche, Marcel Duchamp, Walter Arensberg, and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Friends of artist Beatrice Wood. Wood is a ceramist; Ojai, California.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1646 and 1854 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
All except tape: Originals returned to Rhea Case after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed material lent 1979-1980 by Rhea Case. Case donated the taped conversation in 1979.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Patrons must use microfilm copy. Use of untranscribed tape requires an appointment.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ceramics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ceramicists -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arensberg, Louise S. (Louise Stevenson), 1879-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arensberg, Walter, 1878-1954 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brancusi, Constantin, 1876-1957 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scheyer, Galka E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Siqueiros, David Alfaro Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood, Beatrice Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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