Anita Weschler papers

Collection ID:
Weschler, Anita
Physical Description:
1.4 Linear feet
4 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; biographical statements, career resumes and membership cards; photographs and slides of Weschler, her studio and work; printed matter; notes and memoranda; 22 newspaper montages; clippings; exhibition announcements; 10 sketches by Weschler and a woodblock print; a Christmas card by Marguerite Zorach; a videotape documentary on Weschler, directed by David Howard, 1991; and an inventory of Weschler's papers at Syracuse University.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION (1998): Biographical information, 1950-1990; correspondence, 1954-1997; writings; lecture material, 1978-1990; notes;notebooks, 1970-1991; mailing lists, 1976-1997; financial records, 1974-1975; price lists, 1968-1986; bills, 1978-1986; loan agreements, 1986-1992; press releases, 1963-1992; and miscellany. Also found are printed materials, 1938-1996, including clippings, newsletters, exhibition announcements and catalogs; works of art; photographs and slides of Weschler in her studio, with family and friends, and her works of art, 1934-1990; and the master copy of a videotaped documentary on Weschler, 1991.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor, painter; New York, N.Y. Born 1903. Died 2000.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1974-1998 by Anita Weschler.

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.

Related Materials
Anita Weschler papers also at Syracuse University.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Box inventory listing included in addition (1998).

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists' studios -- New York (State) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zorach, Marguerite, 1887-1968 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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