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Athena Tacha papers, 1959-2019

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Series 2:Correspondence, 1961-2016
5.3 Linear feet
Boxes 1-6

The bulk of Athena Tacha's correspondence includes letters from artists, art historians, colleagues, and institutions concerning her career as a working sculptor and educator. Notable correspondents include Nimai Chatterji, Jean Cocteau, Jim Dine, Henri Dorra, Marcel Duchamp, Dan Flavin, Franklin Furnace, Ellen H. Johnson, Ray Johnson, György Kepes, Lincoln Kerstein, Les Levine, Jacques Lipchitz, Lucy Lippard, Madame X, Despo Magoni, Isamu Noguchi, Robert Smithson, Edward Steichen, Tom Sudato, Roman Vishniac, Chuck Welch (Cracker Jack King), and Theodore Wolfe. Some letters may include small illustrations, including a letter from Jean Cocteau.
Also, there are a collection of letters written in Greek between Tacha, her parents, and friends in Greece.
Researchers should note additional correspondence concerning commissions, projects, and exhibitions may be found in Series 5 and 6.
DescriptionContainerSelect
A, 1962-2016
1
8-19
B, 1963-2016
1
20-29
C, 1961-2016
1
30-38
C, 2003-2016
2
1-2
Duchamp, Marcel, 1965
2
3
D, 1963-2016
2
4-13
E, 1963-2016
2
14-22
F, 1963-2016
2
23-31
Greek Correspondence, 1964-1992
2
32-34
G, 1962-2016
2
35-44
H, 1962-1967
2
45
H, 1970-2011
3
1-7
I, 1970-2016
3
8-15
Johnson, Ellen, 1964-1980
3
16-17
J, 1970-2016
3
18-25
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1969-1975
3
26
Koukia, Malia, 1985
3
27
K, 1963-2016
3
28-36
L, 1962-2016
3
37-45
Manufacturers, 1966-1972
3
46-47
M, 1962-2016
4
1-10
Noguchi, Isamu, 1962
4
11
N, circa 1963-2016
4
12-20
O, 1968-2016
4
21-31
Panayotidou, I , 1978
4
32
Pending, 1981-2005
4
33-34
Putnam, Peter, 1986-1987
4
35
P, 1962-1979
4
36-37
P, 1980-2016
5
1-7
Q, 1967-2011
5
8-10
Requests for Catalogs, circa 1970s
5
11
R, 1963-2016
5
12-20
Steichen, Edward, 1962-1968
5
21
S, 1962-2016
5
22-32
T, 1940-2016
5
33-40
U, 1967-2011
5
41-47
V, 1963-1967
5
48
V, 1980-2016
6
1-8
W, 1962-2016
6
9-18
Y, 1980-2016
6
19-25
Zabriskie Gallery, 1975-1982
6
26-27
Z, 1967-2002
6
28-31

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