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Eleanor Munro papers, circa 1880-2011, bulk 1950-2011

Munro, Eleanor, 1928-


Collection Information

Size: 36.7 linear feet

Summary: The papers of writer and art critic Eleanor Munro measure 36.7 linear feet and date from circa 1880-2011, bulk 1950-2011. The collection documents Munro's life, career, and research on women artists, through biographical and family material, correspondence, writing projects, diaries, dream journals and notebooks, subject and research files, printed material, and photographic material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Eleanor Munro (1928- ) is a writer and art critic working in New York City and Truro, Massachusetts. Munro is best known for her book, "Originals: American Women Artists," 1979.


Donated by Eleanor Munro's son, David T. M. Frankfurter, in 2015.