Eunice Leopold papers relating to Benton Spruance

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.leopeuni
Creators:
Leopold, Eunice Robinson, 1916-2001
Dates:
1958-2000
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Included are letters to Eunice Leopold (1958-1986) concerning loans and gifts of prints by Benton Spruance; a letter from Henri Marceau to Spruance (1963), a letter from Ludwig Bemelmans (1958); letters to Leopold from Spruance (1961- 1967); sound recordings containing a Spruance lecture on prints and printmaking; printed matter relating to Spruance's career including exhibition catalogs, invitations, announcements, typed essays and news clippings; and photographs depicting Spruance's mural for the Home of Detention Chapel, Philadelphia, Pa.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Leopold: collector and friend of Spruance. Spruance: painter and printmaker; Pennsylvania. Spruance is known especially for color lithography. Studied Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; taught at Philadelphia College of Art and Beaver College, Jenkintown, Pa.; b. 1916; d. Mar. 12, 2001, at age 84; full name Eunice Robinson Leopold.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1986 by Eunice Leopold and 2002 by Ellen Leopold, Eunice Leopold's daughter.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Prints, American -- Collectors and collecting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prints, American -- Pennsylvania Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration, American -- Photographs Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Pennsylvania Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lithographers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spruance, Benton, 1904-1967 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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