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Margaret D. Engle letters from artists, 1937-1943

Engle, Margaret D.
Author, Editor
Active in Madison, Wis.; Stockton, Calif.

Collection size: 15 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Eleven letters from Thomas Hart Benton, Adolph Dehn, Reginald Marsh, and Grant Wood; two illustrated letters from John Steuart Curry; brief writings by Reginald Marsh about himself, Benton and Wood; and a fourteen-page, handwritten response by Benton in answer to a questionnaire sent by Engle.

Biographical/Historical Note: Editor; Madison, Wisconsin and Stockton, California. As a staff writer and editor of a small, World War II era periodical, Ms. Engle contacted several prominent contemporary artists as subjects for articles.

Donated 1981 by Margaret D. Engle.

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