Constance Perkins papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.perkcons
Creators:
Perkins, Constance M., 1913-
Dates:
1900-1991
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5.3 Linear feet
0.2 Linear feet
Addition
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material, correspondence, building plans, diaries, appointment calendars, travel journals, photograph albums, loose photographs, rolls of film, and financial records relating to the construction of Perkins' home designed by Richard Neutra in 1955, Perkins' career as an educator, and her work as a Red Cross nurse in Europe and Australia during WW II.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Art and architecture magazines (1957-1985) containing articles on homes designed by Richard Neutra, including Perkins'; b&w photographs of Perkins' home for various journal and newspaper articles; and seven color photographs of original color drawings by Neutra of Perkins' home.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Educator, art historian, critic; Los Angeles, Calif.; d. 1991. Professor of art history, Occidental College, Los Angeles, 1947-1983.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1992-1996 through a bequest of Constance Perkins' estate, via Thornton H. Hamlin, executor.

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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women art historians -- California -- Los Angeles Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architecture, Domestic -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Neutra, Richard Joseph, 1892-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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