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De Hirsh Margules papers, 1888-2001, bulk 1923-1965

Margules, De Hirsh, 1899-1965

Painter, Poet

Collection Information

Size: 5.5 linear ft.

Summary: The papers of painter De Hirsh Margules measure 5.5 linear feet and date from 1888-2001, with the bulk dating from 1923-1965. The papers contain biographical material, and business and personal correspondence, including letters from Alfred Stiegliz, John Marin, Henry Miller, Max Schnitzler, Charles J. Connick, Louis M. Eilshemius, Alex King, and Myron Lechay. Also found are writings, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, works of art, and audio recordings documenting Margules' personal life and professional career.

Biographical/Historical Note

De Hirsh Margules (1899-1965) was a painter and a poet from New York, N.Y.


Donated 2005 by Elita Agee, who curated an exhibition on Margules at the Babcock Gallery in New York, 1994. Agee received the papers from the Horblit family who previously purchased them.