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Letters to Bernice and Harry Lurie from Peggy Bacon, 1969-1977

Lurie, Bernice, b. 1891 d. 1982
Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator, Poet, Caricaturist, Writer

Bacon, Peggy, b. 1895 d. 1987
Painter, Author, Printmaker, Illustrator, Poet
Active in Cape Porpoise,Me.; Cross River,N.Y.

Collection size: 18 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: 15 letters and 3 notes from Peggy Bacon to friends Bernice and Harry Lurie concerning family matters and health, friends, acquaintances, and Bacon's failing eyesight and arthritis.

Biographical/Historical Note: Bacon was a printmaker, painter, caricaturist, illustrator, poet, and writer (of childrens' books).

Donated 1986 by Alison (Mrs. Henry) Lurie, daughter of Harry & Bernice Lurie.

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