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Arnold Mesches papers, 1939-2015

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Series 2: Correspondence , 1949-2014
0.8 Linear feet
Box 1

Correspondence dates from 1949-2014 and is both personal and professional in nature. Personal correspondence is with wife, novelist Jill Ciment, family, friends, and artists. The bulk of the correspondence falls within two date ranges, 1949-1960s and 1990s-2014. Professional correspondence is with museums, galleries, and magazines, and pertains to exhibitions, acquisitions, sales, and work for hire. There are also a few letters from senators regarding political issues. Notable correspondents include Arthur Danto, Robert Storr, June Wayne, and Howard Zinn. Single items of correspondence are from Kerry James Marshall, Henry Miller, Robert Motherwell, and Ben Shahn. Additional correspondence is found throughout the collection, particularly in the gallery and exhibitions files (series 4), activism files (series 5.2), and teaching files (series 7).
Files are arranged by correspondent name or topic.
Description Container Select
Augusta State University, 2006
1
12
A-B, General, circa 1960, 1990s-2000s
1
13
Ciment, Jill, 1970s-2000s
1
14
Civilian Warfare Gallery, 1984-1986
1
15
Clearwater, Bonnie, 2006
1
16
C-F, General, 1950s-1990s
1
17
Guggenheim Museum, 1990
1
18
G, General, 1990s-2014
1
19
Heller, Jules, 1990s-2002
1
20
H, General, 1990-2002, circa 1960
1
21
Institute of Contemporary Art Catalog, 1994
1
22
I, General, 1955, 1999-2007
1
23
Jewish Museum, 1990s-2000s
1
24
J, General, 1990s-2010
1
25
Koplin Gallery, 1989
1
26
Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA), 1999-2005
1
27
L, General, 1949, 2000s
1
28
Marlborough Gallery, 1979
1
29
Mehlman, Mark, 1970-1971
1
30
Mesches, Arnold, 1967-2000s
1
31
Mesches, Arnold, Gallery Solicitations, 1980s-2000s
1
32
Mesches' Children and Grandchildren(Paul, Susan, Tai), 1960s-2000s
1
33-34
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1990s
1
35
Morgan, Robert, 2000s
1
36
M, General, 1961-2011
1
37
New Museum, 1979-2001
1
38
National Gallery of Art, 1993-2001
1
39
N, General, 1999-2001, 1949
1
40
O-R, General, 1955-1964, 1999-2006
1
41
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1990s
1
42
Storr, Robert (Museum of Modern Art), 2000s
1
43
S, General, 1961-2009
1
44
Tate Gallery, 1975
1
45
T, General, 1971, 1963
1
46
Vincent Price Art Gallery, 2001
1
47
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1970s-2000s
1
48
W, General, 2003
1
49
Zinn, Howard and Roz, 1990s
1
50
Unidentified Correspondents and Fragments, 1980s-2003
1
51

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