Beatrice Wood letters to Elizabeth Stein

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.steieliz
Creators:
Stein, Elizabeth
Dates:
1988-1998
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
40 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Thirty-five letters from Wood to Stein, six of them handwritten and two illustrated with a cat; two photographs; one reproduction of a drawing by Wood; an invitation to Wood's 105th birthday party; an announcement to Wood's memorial service; and one newspaper article.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Elizabeth Stein is a collector of works by ceramicist Beatrice Wood (1893-1998). Through the years they exchanged letters about the pieces Stein collected and their mutual affection for cats.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1999 by Elizabeth Stein.

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
Art -- Collectors and collecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cats -- Pictorial works Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ceramicists -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood, Beatrice Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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