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Beatrice S. Levy Papers, 1912-1968 | Special Collections & University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Beatrice S. Levy Papers, 1912-1968Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Levy, Beatrice S. (1892-1974)

Extent: 1.25 Linear Feet

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in a single box containing 18 folders arranged in ascending numerical order, plus a scrapbook. Loose items were removed from the scrapbook, and those pieces are now in folders 12-18 of the collection.

Date Acquired: 05/23/1983

Subjects: Art, American--20th century, Levy, Beatrice S., 1892-1974

Forms of Material: Personal Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection encompasses a variety of document types related to the professional life of Beatrice Levy. There is active correspondence, most of which pertains to exhibition activities throughout her career. Newspaper clippings in the collection primarily document exhibition showings or awards from a variety of sources for Ms. Levy’s work. General ephemera include invitations, program and award announcements, and the like. Personal documents include several versions of her artist’s professional resume.

Biographical Note

Beatrice S. Levy (1892-1974) was known as an etcher, engraver, block printer, drawing specialist and teacher. Studying under noted artists Ralph Clarkson and Charles W. Hawthorne, she spent her early career in Chicago while exhibiting her work widely. Levy was a president of the Chicago Society of Artists, among her other positions. She moved to La Jolla, California, in 1950, where she continued her artistic endeavors, further exhibited her work, and taught art.

Subject/Index Terms

Art, American--20th century
Levy, Beatrice S., 1892-1974

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Acquisition Source: Dorothy Stratton King

Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Beatrice S. Levy Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Box and Folder Listing

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[Box 1],

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1903-29Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1930-68Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Newspaper Clippings, 1920sAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Newspaper Clippings, 1930sAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Newspaper Clippings, 1940sAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Newspaper Clippings, 1950sAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Newspaper Clippings, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Biographical Materials, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Envelopes, 1915-68Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Invitation and Price List, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Ephemera, 1913-43Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Ephemera (from scrapbook), 1943-44Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Clippings (from scrapbook), 1910-16Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Clippings (from scrapbook), 1920sAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Clippings (from scrapbook), 1930sAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Clippings (from scrapbook), 1940sAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Clippings (from scrapbook), 1950sAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Clippings (from scrapbook), 1912-47Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Scrapbook, 1912-47Add to your cart.

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