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Esphyr Slobodkina papers, circa 1925-1995

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Series 1: Correspondence, 1934-1992
0.4 linear feet
Box 1

Correspondence is primarily with Slobodkina's family, friends, and business associates. The series includes significant correspondence from her first husband, Ilya Bolotowsky, as well as abstract artists George L.K. Morris, Paul Kelpe, Ruth Eckstein, Leo Rabkin, and Harry Tedlie. The series also includes correspondence regarding her publications, including her children's books, the folio on Ilya Bolotowsky, and Slobodkina's autobiography.
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent, then followed by correspondence related to Slobodkina's book projects.
DescriptionContainer
A-Z, Miscellaneous, 1940-1990
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1
Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1934-1947, 1988
For typescripts of handwritten letters and English transcriptions of letters written in Russian, see Box 1, Folder 33.
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2
Eckstein, Ruth, circa 1965-1992
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3-5
Forest Lake School, 1980
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6
Gallatin, A.E., 1940-1949
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7
Hulbeck, Beate, 1966-1973
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8
Kelly, Isabel, circa 1980-1989
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9
Kelpe, Paul, circa 1960-1973
1
10
Mason, Alice Trumbull, 1942-1967
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11
Meierhaus, Joe, 1942-1975
1
12
Morris, George and Suzy Frelinghuysen, 1947-1959
1
13-15
Nieuwe Kerk Museum, 1990
1
16
Rabkin, Leo, circa 1970-1990
1
17
Sennhauser, John, 1949-1983
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18
Shaw, Charles G., circa 1940-1979
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19
Slobodkina, Esphyr, circa 1960-1990
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20
Tedlie, Harry, circa 1970-1975
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21
Washburn Gallery, 1975-1984
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22
Publication of Children's Books, 1974, 1983-1989
1
23
Publication of
Ilya Bolotowsky
, 1986-1987
1
24
Receipt of
Notes for a Biographer
, Friends, 1977, 1981-1987
1
25
Receipt of
Notes for a Biographer
, Institutions, 1977-1986
1
26
Letters and Inscriptions to Recipients of Unidentified Book, circa 1960-1990
1
27
Unknown and Illegible, circa 1940-1990
1
28

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