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Stephen Robeson Miller research material on Kay Sage, 1898-1983

Miller, Stephen Robeson
Art historian
Active in Boston, Mass.

Collection size: 3 microfilm reels.

Collection Summary: A chronology of Sage's life; her medical history; an exhibition record; ca. 40 letters from Sage to her father, her stepmother, and her half-sister, Cornelia Makin; letters to Miller from Sage's friends, family and colleagues; and correspondence, 1973-1983, related to Sage's work; transcripts of interviews conducted by Miller with people who knew Sage; Sage's cancelled checks; bibliographic references assembled by Miller; Miller's master's thesis, "The Art of Kay Sage," Boston University, l982; a catalog raisonne by Miller, including ca. 200 photos of Sage's works; photos of Christmas cards by Sage and Yves Tanguy; and 42 photos, 1898-ca. 1960, of Sage, her family and friends, and 12 photos of Sage's residence, 1957.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art historian; Boston, Mass. Extensively researched Surrealist painter Kay Sage.

Lent for microfilming by Stephen Miller, 1983.

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