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Series 2 | A Finding Aid to the Charles Sheeler papers, circa 1840s-1966, bulk 1923-1965

Charles Sheeler papers, circa 1840s-1966, bulk 1923-1965

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Series 2: Correspondence 1937-1966,
(Boxes 1; 0.5 linear feet)

Sheeler's personal and professional correspondence from 1937-1966 includes correspondence with friends, artists, and collectors, including William Carlos Williams, Beaumont and Nancy Newhall, George Waters, Ansel Adams and Edward Weston, Walter and Louise Arensberg, and William Lane. The series also includes correspondence with Sheeler's biographer Constance Rourke, publishers, editors, curators, letters from children, letters from public, and television producers. There are condolence letters written to Musya Sheeler following Sheeler's death in May 1965.
Letters are arranged alphabetically by author. In a few cases, letters are grouped by subject.
DescriptionContainer
Adams, Ansel and Virginia 1956, 1958-1962
1
13
Archives of American Art 1957-1959, 1965
1
14
Arensberg, Walter and Louise 1938
1
15
Art in America
, Letter to the Editor 1955
1
16
Children's Letter to Sheeler 1964-1965
1
17
Craven, George 1957
1
18
Edwards, Ralph 1953
1
19
Friedman, Martin 1959
1
20
Harrison, Laurence 1949
1
21
Hayes, Bartlett Jr. 1952, 1966, 1968
1
22
Institution for Physical Medicine 1965
(thank you letters for donations in Sheeler's name)
1
23
Kepes, Gyorgy 1958-1959
1
24
Lane, William and Jean, circa 1954
1
25
Letter Drafts 1944, circa 1958-1959
1
26
Life Magazine
1938
1
27
Lipman, Jean 1959
1
28
McAlpin, David and Sally 1951
1
29
Meyer, Eugene and Agnes 1957-1958, 1964
1
30
Miscellaneous Sheeler circa 1938, 1951, 1955-1959
1
31
Newhall, Beaumont and Nancy 1957-1958
1
32
Rourke, Constance 1937-1938
(2 folders)
1
33-34
Royce, Doris 1958
1
35
Schoener, Allon 1951
1
36
Sheeler, Charles 1955
1
37
Charles Sheeler Death 1965 May-August
(8 folders)
1
38-45
Sheeler, Musya circa 1965
1
46
Sloan, Samuel 1937-1938
1
47
Time Magazine
1953
1
48
Warring, Helen circa 1958
1
49
Waters, George 1952, 1954, 1966
1
50
Wells, Donald 1958-1959
1
51
Weston, Edward circa 1950
1
52
Williams, William Carlos 1938, 1944, 1946, circa 1949, 1950, 1957-1959, 1960
1
53

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