Ruth Tears papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.tearruth
Creators:
Tears, Ruth, 1919-1971
Dates:
1951-1972
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on 2 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
REEL 2684: Biographical information; correspondence, 1953-1970; lecture notes; 4 prints, undated; financial material, 1963-1971; awards, 1963-1968; clippings; exhibition catalogs; and 4 scrapbooks, 1951-1967.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3476: Biographical data; printed material, 1968-1969, describing painting classes taught by Tears at Carrizo Lodge, Ruidoso, N.M., Dallas Museum of Fine Arts and Dallas College of Southern Methodist University; exhibition announcements, catalogs, invitations, clippings; 3 undated ink drawings; and photographs and slides of Tears and her works of art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, instructor; Dallas, Tex.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2684 and 3476 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 2684: Originals returned to the lender, Lisa Olsen, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 2684 lent for microfilming and material on reel 3476 donated 1981 by Lisa Olsen, daughter of Ruth Tears.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

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

Keywords
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Repository Contact
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