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A Finding Aid to the Dorothy Liebes papers, 1850-1973, bulk, 1922-1970

Dorothy Liebes papers, 1850-1973, bulk, 1922-1970

Liebes, Dorothy, 1899-1972

Weaver, Textile designer

Collection Information

Size: 21.4 linear ft.

Summary: The papers of weaver, textile designer, and businesswoman Dorothy Liebes are dated circa 1850-1973 (bulk 1922-1970), and comprise 21.4 linear feet. Biographical information, subject files, correspondence, writings, artwork, financial records, scrapbooks, textile samples, printed material, sound recordings, and photographs document Liebes' career and personal life. Her second husband, Associated Press Reporter Relman "Pat" Morin, is also represented in the collection, although to a much lesser extent.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dorothy Liebes is a weaver and textile designer in New York, N.Y. and San Francisco, Ca. Liebes was married to Relman Morin. She also operated Dorothy Liebes Design, Inc., NYC.

Provenance

Donated 1972-1974 by the Dorothy Liebes estate via Relman Morin, widower of Liebes, and Ralph Higbee.