Dorothy Seiberling papers, 1885-1955

Seiberling, Dorothy, b. 1922
Editor
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Materials, accumulated while art editor of LIFE magazine, including photographs of William Harnett, William Sommer, Hiram Powers, and Powers' work; biographical sketch, an article and two memoranda regarding Powers; photographs of Everett Shinn and his work, and a typescript of "I Remember New York," by Shinn. Materials relating to Henry McBride include a typescript of an article by Lincoln Kirstein on McBride; letters from McBride to Seiberling; a catalog of the sale of McBride's collection; a list of works shown in the 1949 exhibition in his honor; photographs of miscellaneous art works; and clippings of his newspaper articles.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art editor; New York, N.Y. Began her career at LIFE magazine in 1943 and became senior art editor in 1965. Also known as Dorothy Steinberg outside her profession.

Donated 1973 by Dorothy Seiberling.

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