Oriole Horch Farb Feshbach papers
Correspondence, notes, drafts, images, publications, and photographs, mostly related to her work based on the "H.D. Trilogy"[Hilda Doolittle, poet] and "Luminations" [Wallace Stevens, poet].
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1931 - 2017
- Feshbach, Oriole Farb (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
To the extent that she owns copyright, Oriole Horch Farb Feshbach has retained copyright in her works donated to Smith College. Copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, or which may regard materials in the collection not created by Oriole Horch Farb Feshbach, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.
Biographical / Historical
Oriole Horch Farb Feshbach, an American artist, was born on October 28, 1931 in New York City. She was the daughter of Louis L. and Nettie S. (Silverstein) Horch. She received her Bachelor in Painting and Art History from Sarah Lawrence College, 1953 and a Master of Fine Arts in Painting from the University Massachusetts, 1976. She taught at UMass Amherst and Amherst College and has four artist’s books published.
According to the R. Michelson Gallery Web page, "Oriole Farb Feshbach...now lives in Amherst, MA. Her prints, books, and paintings are in major collections including the MoMA in New York, the Boston MFA, the Smithsonian, and the Worcester Art Museum. She is a long-time art and photography editor for the Massachusetts Review."
35.833 linear feet (68 containers)
1 Gigabytes (4 ISO disk images made from compact discs)
Language of Materials
Oriole Horch Farb Feshbach, an American artist, was born on October 28, 1931 in New York City. The collection contains correspondence, notes, drafts, images, publications, and photographs, mostly related to her work based on the "H.D. Trilogy"[Hilda Doolittle, poet] and "Luminations" [Wallace Stevens, poet].
The papers are arranged in twenty-three series:
- PERSONAL; EDUCATION, FAMILY AND TRAVEL
- YEARLY FILES
- TEACHING AND TEACHING TOOLS
- BIBLIOGRAPHY/PRINTED MATERIAL
- PROCESS AND RESEARCH: COLLECTING INFORMATION AND MATERIAL
- A VANITAS SELF-PORTRAIT BOOK
- PARALLELS; ARTISTS/POETS
- SLIDES: ARTWORK
- PHOTOGRAPHS: ARTWORK
- PHOTOGRAPHS: MODELS
- PHOTOGRAPHS: EXHIBITIONS
- A DOZEN HUMPTY DUMPTY EGG TALES
Other Finding Aids
A legacy finding aid with more detailed information about this collection is available in this downloadable document: finding aid to the Oriole Horch Farb Feshbach papers.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Oriole Horch Farb Feshbach Papers were the gift of Oriole Horch Farb Feshbach, 20??-2016.
- Finding aid to the Oriole Horch Farb Feshbach papers
- Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
- Daria D'Arienzo
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 2019-10-30: Finding aid updated to current standards and published
- 2020-01-14: Legacy 2016 finding aid imported
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