Katherine Segava Sznycer papers, 1949-1976

Sznycer, Katherine Segava
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 15 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: 9 letters, a postcard, an exhibition announcement and 2 Christmas cards to Sznycer from Joseph Cornell. He tells her of books he is reading, accepts tickets for her play, and invites her to work and visit him. He encloses a picture of Eleanor Duse, a paper fan, and other trinkets. Also included are 2 letters from Cornell's sister Betty Benton, enclosing 3 snapshots of him.

Biographical/Historical Note: Dancer; New York, N.Y.

Donated 1978 by Katherine Sznycer.

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