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Claudia Webb Betti Papers, 1967-1989 | University Archives

Collection Overview

Title: Claudia Webb Betti Papers, 1967-1989Add to your cart.
ID: 02/17/U0415
Extent: 4.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is arranged by material type.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2011. More info below under Accruals.

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This collection contains correspondence for some of the shows Betti did, and publications of the shows. There are also copies of her resume, exhibition information, and clippings about the shows she participated in. There is also correspondence for the National Garaduate Drawing Exhibition that Betti juried.There are documents from the Delta Phi Delta National Art Fraternity and the letters of recommendation for Betti's promotion to professor at the University of North Texas.</p>

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Claudia Webb Betti Benson was a Professor Emeritus of art who taught at North Texas from 1967 to 1989. She earned a graduate degree in painting and drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and won a fellowship that allowed her to travel and paint in France and Italy. At North Texas, she was coordinator of the basic drawing program, taught the graduate seminar in teaching and was known for inviting students to her home for meals and discussions. She co-wrote a nationally recognized drawing text, Drawing: A Contemporary Approach, and continued to show her paintings and drawings after retiring. Biographical information taken from The North Texan, 2009.

Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Accruals: 2011-008
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is sotred off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Acquisition Source: Jack Davis and Toni Betti
Acquisition Method: Gift

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 1: Claudia W. Betti PapersAdd to your cart.
Barcode: 704079
Folder 1: Notebook, 1953-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Abilene Shows, 1956, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Shows - Personnel Data, 1952-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Permotion to Full Professor - Letters of Recommendation, 1974, 1980-1981Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Clippings and Photos, 1974-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Longview Show, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 7: National Graduate Drawing Exhibition, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Rice University Show, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Personal Miscellaneous, 1955-1959Add to your cart.
Box 2: SlidesAdd to your cart.
Includes pieces from the Mexico Series, Mixed Media, and Figure Drawing Charcoal.
Barcode: 706565
Box 3: SlidesAdd to your cart.
Includes pieces from the Duat Series, Mixed Media, and Numinous Circle Series.
Barcode: 706564
Box 4: Texas State College for Women Degree, u.d.Add to your cart.
Barcode: 706575

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