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Collection Details


Collection Name: Iowa Women Artists Oral History Project
Repository Name: University of Iowa. Main Library. Iowa Women's Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Iowa City, Iowa, United States
URL: http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/iwa/findingaids/html/IowaWomenArtistsOHP.htm
Dates Spanned: 1998-1999
Description: Jane Robinette launched the Iowa Women Artists Oral History Project in the first half of 1998. Names for the original mailing were gathered from several sources, including the Iowa Arts Council artists’ directory, recommendations from artist friends and relatives, lists from galleries, and art exhibits. This letter, sent to over 100 women, stated general criteria for the interviewees, namely women visual artists who were age 30 or older, who had lived in Iowa for at least the past five years (or who previously lived in Iowa for several years and recently returned), and who considered art their major activity or vocation (including the teaching of art).
Estimated Total of Interviews: 77
Broad Subjects: Geography; Art; Women's Studies; Intellectual life
ASP Subjects: Art; Artists--Iowa; Iowa; Iowa--History; Oral history; United States; Women artists--Iowa; Women--Iowa
Collection Code: OHC0002650