Beatrice S. Levy Papers MS-0152

Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA 92182-8050

Contributing Institution: Special Collections & University Archives
Title: Beatrice S. Levy Papers
Creator: Levy, Beatrice S.
Identifier/Call Number: MS-0152
Physical Description: 1.25 Linear Feet
Date (inclusive): 1912-1968
Language of Material: English .

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.

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.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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.

Source of Acquisition

Dorothy Stratton King

Preferred Citation

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

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.



Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

box 1, folder 1

Correspondence Folder 1 1903-29

box 1, folder 2

Correspondence Folder 2 1930-68

box 1, folder 3

Newspaper Clippings Folder 3 1920s

box 1, folder 4

Newspaper Clippings Folder 4 1930s

box 1, folder 5

Newspaper Clippings Folder 5 1940s

box 1, folder 6

Newspaper Clippings Folder 6 1950s

box 1, folder 7

Newspaper Clippings Folder 7 1960s

box 1, folder 8

Biographical Materials Folder 8 n.d.

box 1, folder 9

Envelopes Folder 9 1915-68

box 1, folder 10

Invitation and Price List Folder 10 n.d.

box 1, folder 11

Ephemera Folder 11 1913-43

box 1, folder 12

Ephemera (from scrapbook) Folder 12 1943-44

box 1, folder 13

Clippings (from scrapbook) Folder 13 1910-16

box 1, folder 14

Clippings (from scrapbook) Folder 14 1920s

box 1, folder 15

Clippings (from scrapbook) Folder 15 1930s

box 1, folder 16

Clippings (from scrapbook) Folder 16 1940s

box 1, folder 17

Clippings (from scrapbook) Folder 17 1950s

box 1, folder 18

Clippings (from scrapbook) Folder 18 1912-47

box 1, folder 19

Scrapbook Folder 19 1912-47