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Emily Genauer papers, circa 1920s-1990s

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Series 1: Correspondence and Letters , 1938-1991
0.8 Linear feet
Box 1, 12

Correspondence dates from 1938 to 1991 and documents Emily Genauer's relationships with artists, gallery owners, and other colleagues. Notable correspondents include Robert Anderson, Alfred H. Barr, Jr., S.N. Behrman, Dorothy Carnegie, Marc Chagall, Stuart Davis, Philip Evergood, Herbert Ferber, Martha Graham, Balcomb Greene, George Grosz, Harry F. Guggenheim, Philip Guston , Doris Humphrey, Robert Indiana, Yasuo Kuniyoshi , David Laventhol, Jack Levine, Jose Limon, Richard Lippold, Bill Moyers, Alice Neel, Clifford Odets, Irene Rice Pereira, Richard Pleasant, H.V. Rebay, Manuel Rivera, Harold Rome, Reuven Rubin, Antonio Salemme, David Smith, Oliver Smith, Stephen Sondheim, Clyfford Still, May Stevens, Rufino Tamayo, Virgil Thomson, Jack Tworkov, Max Weber, Frank Lloyd Wright, Ossip Zadkin, and William Zorach. Also included is a pair of rubber underpants that were sent to Emily Genauer by artist Clyfford Still, after she had reviewed his work unfavorably in the New York Herald Tribune. The attached note reads: "Hoping this will aid in concealing your Sunday afflictions. With the compliments of Clyfford Still."
Description Container Select
A, 1947-1972
1 Folder
1
1
B, 1947-1987
1
2
Chagall, Marc, 1955-1977
1
3
C, 1944-1991
1
4
D, 1946-1968
1
5
E, 1951-1972
1
6
F, 1945-1978
1
7
G, 1944-1979
1
8
H, 1947-1969
1
9
I-K, 1945-1991
1
10
L, 1944-1968
1
11
M, 1944-1990
1
12
N, 1944-1989
1
13
O, 1944-1955
1
14
Pereira, Irene Rice, 1947-1969
1
15
P, 1943-1971
1
16
R, 1945-1975
1
17
Still, Clyfford, Rubber Underpants with Note, circa 1949-1966
12
2
S, 1938-1984
1
19
T-V, 1939-1971
1
20
W-Z, 1947-1976
1
21
Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1935-1974
1
22
Letter Fragments, undated
1
23

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