Belle Krasne Ribicoff papers, 1942-circa 2010, bulk 1945-2004

Krasne, Belle

Collection size: 1.6 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of Belle Krasne Ribicoff measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1942-circa 2010, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1945-2004. Papers include biographical materials; correspondence with artists, art historians, writers, museum directors, and others; individual files relating to Belle and Irving Ribicoff's art collection and the Friends of Abe Ribicoff's campaign for the United States Senate; artwork; printed material, e.g., clippings, announcements, exhibition catalogues, brochures; and photographs. The collection documents Ribicoff's career as an arts editor, critic, and her involvement in civic and arts organizations for the State of Connecticut.

Biographical/Historical Note: Belle Krasne Ribicoff (1924- ) has been an art magazine editor, a critic, and a university administrator from Hartford, Conn. Ribicoff is also the sister-in-law of former Connecticut senator, Abraham Ribicoff.

Donated in 2008 by Belle Krasne Ribicoff.

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Also found at the Archives of American Art is Belle Krasne's letter to Philip Pavia, May 14, 1954 on microfilm reel 3470.