Peggy Bacon and Alexander Brook letters, 1940-1967

Doolittle, Susan Colt, b. 1937
Active in Keene Valley, N.Y.

Collection size: 5 items

Collection Summary: Letters, mostly regarding the divorce between Peggy Bacon and Alexander Brook including a carbon copy of a letter from Bacon's attorney Eddie Greenbaum to Bacon, July 3 [no year]; carbon copy of a letter to Alexander Brook from Greenbaum, June 29, 1940; and a letter from Greenbaum to Chris (Charles Cary Colt), July 5 [1940], enclosing a letter from Alexander Brook to Peggy about their divorce, June 24, 1940. There is also a letter from Peggy Bacon to Amy [Colt], in which Bacon describes her life in Cape Porpoise, Maine, February 2, 1967.

Biographical/Historical Note: The donor, Susan Colt Doolittle (1937-), a lawyer in Keene Valley, N.Y., is Peggy Bacon's cousin. Charles and Amy Colt are Doolittle's parents.

Donated 2013 by Susan Colt Doolittle, Peggy Bacon's cousin.

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Among the other resources relating to Peggy Bacon in the Archives of American Art are the Peggy Bacon papers 1893-1973, an oral history interview with Bacon, May 8, 1973; and letters to Bernice and Harry Lurie from Peggy Bacon, 1969-1977.

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