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Dextra Frankel papers

Identifier: UA-194-DF

Scope and Contents

The collection contains exhibition documentation for the CSUF Department of Visual Arts, College of the Arts for years 1967 - 1991. Each exhibition folder includes exhibition planning and promotion. There is correspondence between Frankel and other staff with artists, curators, the press and supporters. Samples of artworks/slides being considered for exhibitions, past exhibition announcements, catalogs, loan agreements, shipping information, press releases and targeted letters to the press and funders will typically be found in folders. On occasion research and drafts of writing for exhibition catalogs is included. Visitor logs, exhibition announcements and/or posters, published reviews, and some grant proposals are also included.


  • 1967 - 1991


Biographical / Historical

Dextra Frankel (1924-2016) was an artist and curator. She worked as a professor of art at CSUF in the area of Exhibition Design and curated significant exhibitions in art department galleries during her tenure. This collection is limited to Frankel’s exhibitions as well as those curated by exhibition design students as part of their degree program.


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Physical Location

Room 351B

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Content Description

The collection is limited to Dextra Frankel's exhibitions as well as those curated by exhibition design students as part of their degree program. There may be accruals in the future of exhibition slides and digital files of the exhibtion slides.

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Repository Details

Part of the CSUF University Archives & Special Collections Repository

University Archives & Special Collections
Pollak Library South Room 352 (PLS 352)
Fullerton CA 92831-3599 USA
(657) 278-4751