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Charles Pollock papers, 1875-1994

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Series 2: Correspondence , 1927-1994
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Boxes 1-2

Correspondence is arranged as two subseries, family and general. Family correspondence includes substantial letters from Charles Pollock to his first wife, Elizabeth Feinberg Pollock, and incoming letters from his mother, Stella Pollock. There are also letters from Charles's brothers, Frank, Sanford, Marvin Jay, and Jackson, as well as from extended aunts and uncles, and his second wife, Sylvia Winter Pollock. Letters to Elizabeth include scholarly inquiries regarding both Charles and Jackson Pollock.
General correspondence consists of letters to Charles Pollock regarding the exhibition, commission, and sales of his artwork, as well as correspondence from friends, colleagues, and scholarly researchers. Correspondents include musicologist Charles Seeger and Thomas Hart Benton, with whom he met during his time at the Resettlement Administration and the Art Students League respectively.
Correspondence from Jackson Pollock and Thomas Hart Benton were gifted as photocopies only.
The series is arranged as 2 subseries. Letters are arranged chronologically by recipient.
  • 2.1: Family, 1929-1994
  • 2.2: General, 1927-1988
2.1: Family, 1929-1994
Description Container
Charles Pollock to Elizabeth F. Pollock, 1929-1986
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8-18
Charles Pollock to Mr. Feinberg (Elizabeth's father), 1931
1
19
Elizabeth F. Pollock to Charles Pollock, 1929-1974
1
20
Elizabeth F. Pollock to Stella Pollock (mother-in-law), 1931-1956
1
21
Elizabeth F. Pollock to Pollock Family, 1981-1994
1
22
To Elizabeth F. Pollock, Regarding Charles Pollock, 1965-1990
1
23
To Elizabeth F. Pollock, Regarding Jackson Pollock, 1965-1994
1
24
To Elizabeth F. Pollock, Others, 1936
1
25
Charles Pollock to Stella Pollock (mother), 1944
1
26
Stella Pollock to Charles and Frank Pollock, circa 1929-1931
1
27
Stella Pollock to Charles Pollock and Others, 1931-1933
1
28-29
Stella Pollock to Charles Pollock and Elizabeth Pollock, circa 1930-1950
1
30
Stella Pollock to Charles Pollock and Elizabeth Pollock, 1936-1937
1
31
Stella Pollock to Charles Pollock and and Family, 1938-1956
1
32-40
To Stella Pollock, from Family and Friends, circa 1930-1956
1
41
Stella Pollock, Last Illness, 1958
1
42
Frank Pollock to Charles Pollock and Others, circa 1933-1958
1
43
Jackson Pollock to Charles Pollock and Others, circa 1929-1944
1
44
Marvin Jay Pollock to Charles Pollock and Others, circa 1931-1964
1
45
Sanford ("Sande") Pollock to Charles Pollock and Others, circa 1933-1961
1
46
Mary Keicher, Les McClure, and Rose Miller to Charles Pollock and Family, 1960-1979
1
47
2.2: General, 1927-1988
Description Container
A-L, circa 1930-1965
1
48
M-Z, circa 1930-1965
1
49
Benton, Thomas Hart and Rita, 1927-1975
1
50
Hayden, William, circa 1929-1930
1
51
Huberman, Leo, circa 1935-1938
1
52
Resettlement Administration, 1935-1937
1
53
Seeger, Charles, circa 1939-1952
1
54
Letters of Inquiry, 1977-1986
1
55
Letters of Inquiry, O'Connor, Francis, 1963-1978
2
1-2
Letters of Inquiry, Potter, Jeffrey, 1982-1986
2
3
Letters of Inquiry, Regarding Jackson Pollock, 1963-1988
2
4

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