Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.topetoby
Creators:
Topek, Toby, 1934-
Dates:
1950-1982
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Item
partial microfilm reel
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A resume; letters, undated and 1952-1981, from The Art League of Houston, Rabbi Moshe Cahana, the City Federation of Woman's Clubs, Houston, Rabbi William S. Malev, David A. Sharp and others; clippings; exhibition announcements; catalogs and invitations; lists of paintings and drawings; consignment sheets and statements, 1971; an insurance claim and correspondence relating to Topek's damaged sculpture DANCE OF THE SPIRIT, 1980; subject files containing correspondence, notes and writings, printed material and miscellany, 1977-1979, on the salon organized by Topek, "Organized Women Support Women," The Houston Festival exhibition DOORS, and the exhibition TOBY TOPEK: COLLAGES AND SCULPTURE, Roberto Molina Gallery, Houston; a journal, 1974, and a diary, 1978-1981, containing notes and writings on art and women, printed material and photographs; a report card, transcript and workbook of charts and anatomy and perspective studies from the Feather & Feather School of Design, Houston, 1950-1952; notebooks containing sketches, studies and notes from Topek's painting classes, lists of her works and sales, 1959-1982; and photograph albums containing photographs of Topek and her work and printed material, 1977-ca. 1982.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, sculptor; Houston, Texas.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3309 available for use only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Toby Topek, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1982 by Toby Topek.

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.
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Women painters -- Texas -- Houston Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women sculptors -- Texas -- Houston Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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