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Denys Wortman papers, 1887-1980

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Series 2: Correspondence , circa 1911-1980

Correspondence, which comprises the bulk of this collection, consists of letters, some illustrated, to Wortman and his second wife Hilda. Letters are from his mother, his brother Elbert, newspaper publishers, and colleagues including Peggy Bacon, Roy Baker, George G. Barnard, Gifford Beal, Ruth Benedict, Isabel Bishop, Charlton Bolles, Arthur Brown, E. Button, Stuart Campbell, Edward C. Caswell, Thomas Cole, Nathaniel Collier, Worth Colwell, Fred Cooper, Raymond M. Crosby, Benjamin Dale, Bob Davis, John Dawson, Ed De Cossey, Steven Dohanos, Max and Eliena Eastman, Pat Enright, W. D. Faulkner, Robert Fawcett, Max Fleischer, Juliana Force, Lora B. Fox, Fred Freeman, James Freeman, Alfred Frueh, Murray Harris, Jim Herbert, R. John Holmgren, Ellison Hoover, Will B. Johnstone, H. J. Kauffer, J. Graham Kaye, Clarence B. Kelland,Walter Klett, Gene Lockhart, Arthur Mann, Frank J. Marshall, Jim McKenna,Helen Miller, Gladys Mock, Feg Murray, Frank Netter, William Oberhardt, Lloyd Parsons, Audrey Parsons, Garrett and Florence Price, Raymond Prohaska, George Raab, Samuel Raab, Jack Ratcliff, Norman Rothschild, Harry Salpeter, Albert Sterner, Jack Van Ryder, Leroy Ward, Mahonri Young, Carl Zigrosser, William Zorach, and Thomas Benton's wife Rita.
Description Container Select
Letters, undated
1
2
Letters, A-L, undated
1
3-7
Letters, M-Z, undated
1
8-11
Letters, 1911-1917, 1921-1925
1
12-13
Letters, 1926-1929
1
14-19
Letters, 1930-1934
1
20-27
Letters, 1935-1936
1
28-35
Letters, 1937-1938
1
36-48
Letters, 1939-1940
1
49-62
Letters, 1941-1952
1
63-70
Letters, 1953-1954
1
71-78
Letters, 1955-1980
1
79-83

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