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Ernest Briggs papers, circa 1900-2013, bulk 1940-1984

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Series 2: Correspondence, 1950s-2001
0.4 linear feet
Box 1

Correspondence dates from 1950s-2001 and is both personal and professional in nature. The series is comprised mostly of letters written to Briggs, with occasional drafts of his replies and outgoing letters. Notable correspondents include painter and art critic Hubert Crehan, sculptor and art historian Mary McChesney, curator Dorothy Miller, painter Clyfford Still, and gallerist Howard Wise. One outgoing letter to Clement Greenberg offers Briggs’ criticism of
Art and Culture
. Other correspondents include museums, galleries, foundations, and colleges. Correspondence is in regards to exhibitions, teaching appointments, writings about Briggs, and reflections on art.
DescriptionContainer
By Name
A, Miscellaneous, 1958-1980
1
2
B, Miscellaneous, 1961-1977
1
3
Crehan, Hubert, 1975-1984
1
4-7
C, Miscellaneous, 1969-1984
1
8
Dillenberger, Jane (San Francisco Museum of Art), 1964
1
9
D, Miscellaneous, 1970s
1
10
F, Miscellaneous, 1961-1974
1
11
H-J, Miscellaneous, 1961-1976
1
12
L, Miscellaneous, 1958-1961
1
13
Marin, Norma and Cape Split Place, Inc., 1978-1980
1
14
McChesney, Mary, 1971-1976
1
15
Miller, Dorothy, 1956-1978
1
16
M, Miscellaneous, 1969-1980
1
17
P-R, Miscellaneous, 1958-1983
1
18
Rosa, Gladys Illustrated Letter to Edward Dugmore, 1982
1
19
Still, Clyfford, 1956-1962
1
20
S, Miscellaneous, 1962-1983
1
21
T, Miscellaneous, 1975-1976
1
22
V, Miscellaneous, 1976
1
23
Wise, Howard, 1959-1982
1
24
W, Miscellaneous, 1956-1961
1
25
Teaching Related, 1969-1984
1
26
Outgoing Letters, 1950s-1980s
Includes one letter to Clement Greenberg concerning
Art and Culture
1
27
Anne Arnold Correspondence, 1961-2001
1
28

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