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Beatrice S. Levy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0152

Scope and Contents

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.

Dates

  • 1912-1968

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in some or all of these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creator(s) of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of archival collections is such that multiple creators are often applicable and copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. In any case, the user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, obtaining publication rights and copyright infringement. When requesting images from Special Collections & University Archives for publication, we require a signed agreement waiving San Diego State University of any liability in the event of a copyright violation.

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.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

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.

Source of Acquisition

Dorothy Stratton King

Accruals

1983-003

Title
Beatrice S. Levy Papers
Status
Completed
Date
12/11/2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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