Scope and Contents
Materials include Stein’s history of activism, grant proposals, audio video recordings, research and documentation of the development of Stein’s art series Blades and Excavations, promotional materials, and awards given to Stein. There is documentation from Stein’s company Calligraphy Studios, commissions, public art, curatorial work, and any relevant correspondence. Documentation also covers Stein’s time in school, early life, and personal relationships. Also included is information on several of Linda Stein’s lectures, from every venue visited by Holocaust Heros: Fierce Females and The Fluidity of Gender, as well as numerous solo and group exhibitions. Materials related to events hosted or attended by Stein, conversations with Smith College, art sales, and press are also included. Lastly, writing by Stein (both published or personal/unpublished) is included.
Conditions Governing Access
From the Collection:
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