Helen Covensky papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.covehele
Creators:
Covensky, Helen Ciesla, 1925-2007
Dates:
1942-1981
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
850 Items
(on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical data; ca. 120 catalogs; clippings; four files on exhibitions at the Detroit Institute of Art, Lim Art Gallery in Tel-Aviv, Livingstone-Learmouth Gallery in New York City, and London Arts Gallery in Detroit, containing letters, receipts for works of art, loan agreements, price lists, exhibition announcements, newspaper and magazine clippings, press releases, bulletins, and photographs of works of art; miscellany; and photographs of Covensky, her family and friends, her studios in Jerusalem and Detroit, exhibition openings and works of art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Detroit, Michigan and Jerusalem, Israel. Full name Helen Ciesla Covensky.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm roll 2844 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender, Helen Covensky, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1982 by Helen Covensky.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Israel Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Michigan Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Detroit Institute of Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lim Art Gallery (Tel-Aviv, Israel) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Livingstone-Learmouth Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
London Arts Gallery (Detroit, Mich.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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