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Ben Benn papers, 1905-1993

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2.3: Velida Benn (Gertrude Lopez) Correspondence , 1906-1963, undated

This subseries, arranged chronologically, consists of letters received by Velida Benn from family, friends, and colleagues. Included are letters from Bessie Beatty, Rita Benton, William M. Fisher, Sidney Geist, Bernard Lopez, and Julio Osma. Also found are brief notes from Joseph Stella, Max Weber, and Marsden Hartley. Letters from Juliana Haskell relate to a Ben Benn one-man exhibition at Columbia University in 1928-1929. Included are numerous letters from publishers, theatrical agents, and producers to whom Velida Benn submitted her plays and poems.
Please see Appendix B for list of notable correspondents.
Description Container Select
Bernard Lopez Letters, 1906-1912, undated
3
8
William M. Fisher Letters, 1912-1917, undated
3
9-13
Bessie Beatty Letters, 1942-1947, undated
3
14
Correspondence, 1909-1963, undated
3
15-45
Undated Correspondence, undated
3
46-47
Loose Envelopes, 1923-1944
3
48

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