Connie Zehr papers

Collection ID:
Zehr, Connie, 1938-
Physical Description:
15 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The Connie Zehr papers measure 15.0 linear feet and date from 1960-2020. Included are extensive sketchbooks and journals (over 50) spanning the late 1960s to 2020. Also included are exhibition files, correspondence, photographs and slides, printed materials, and clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Connie Zehr (1938- ) is an installation artist who was active in the Los Angeles feminist community starting in the late 1960s. Her work involves sand, clay, and sculptural elements. She was a founding member of Womanspace and she was a participant in the Market Street Program.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated in 2021 by Connie Zehr.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings and born-digital records in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Conditions Governing Use
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Keywords table of terms and types.
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Installation artists -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Womanspace (Organization) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Market Street Program (Arts organization: Venice, Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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