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Virginia Stevens collection

 Collection
Identifier: AG 107

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers, 1930s through 1980s, of Virginia Stevens (1912? - ) actress and writer, who was the second wife of Paul Strand from 1936-1949. Includes correspondence, clippings, photographs, exhibition catalogs, pamphlets, manuscript text of speeches, and other writings by Paul Strand. Subjects covered include Stieglitz, Time in New England, the Mexican Portfolio, films, and other exhibitions of Strand's work.

The Virginia Stevens Collection is contained in twenty-two folders in one box. In subgroup 1 there are five original handwritten letters from Strand to Stevens, miscellaneous clippings regarding Strand, Stevens’ acting resume, and snapshots of Strand. Subgroup 2 contains 29 letters from Strand to Stevens, miscellaneous other correspondence, exhibition announcements, publications, and articles, as well as manuscripts and twenty-eight pages of autobiographical notes.

Dates

  • 1936-1982

Creator

Language of Materials

Material in English

Conditions Governing Access

To access materials from this collection, please contact CCP-RefDesk@email.arizona.edu

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission from the copyright owner (which could be the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates or literary executors) prior to any copyright-protected uses of the collection.

The user agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents, the University of Arizona, Center of Creative Photography, including its officers, employees, and agents, from and against all claims made relating to copyright or other intellectual property infringement

Biographical Note

Virginia Stevens was photographer Paul Strand’s second marriage lasting from 1936 to 1949. She was known for being a stage actress.

Extent

1 Box (.25 linear feet)

Metadata Rights Declarations

  • License: This record is made available under an Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Creative Commons license.

Abstract

This collection contains papers, 1930s through 1980s, of Virginia Stevens (1912? - ) actress and writer, who was the second wife of Paul Strand from 1936-1949. Includes correspondence, clippings, photographs, exhibition catalogs, pamphlets, manuscript text of speeches, and other writings by Paul Strand. Subjects covered include Stieglitz, Time in New England, the Mexican Portfolio, films, and other exhibitions of Strand's work.

Custodial History

The collection was a gift of Virginia Stevens.

Processing Information

Finding aid updated by Meghan Jordan in May 2016.

Title
Virginia Stevens Collection 1936-1982
Author
Finding aid created by Lenox Wiese
Date
© 2016
Description rules
Finding Aid Based On Dacs (Describing Archives: A Content Standard)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid encoded in English .

Repository Details

Part of the Center for Creative Photography Archives Repository

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