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Dore Ashton correspondence with Ronald Christ, 1993-2012

Christ, Ronald J.


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: Dore Ashton correspondence with Ronald Christ measures 0.2 linear feet and dates from 1993-2012. Included are postcards and letters from Dore Ashton to Ronald Christ and typescript responses by Christ. Ashton writes mainly about Christ's publications. Also included is a transcript for a talk Ashton gave in Santa Fe, New Mexico; printed material relating to Ashton; and few letters and emails from Christ to others regarding Ashton.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ronald Christ is an author in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Dore Ashton (1928-2017) was an art critic, author, and educator living in New York, New York. Christ and Ashton were good friends.


Donated in 2020 by Ronald Christ.

Related Materials

The Archives of American Art also holds the papers of Dore Ashton.

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Dore Ashton correspondence with Ronald Christ, 1993-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.