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Eve Propp papers regarding Joseph Cornell, 1966-1994

Propp, Eve

Gallery owner

Collection Information

Size: 1 Linear foot

Summary: The Eve Propp papers regarding artist Joseph Cornell date from 1966-1994 and measure 1 linear foot. This small collection documents the relationship between Eve Propp, a gallerist, and Joseph Cornell. The two maintained a friendship through frequent letters and visits. The papers consist of approximately sixty letters from Cornell to Propp from 1968-1972, letters from others, notes on Propp's visits to Cornell, printed material, and photographic material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Eve Propp befriended artist Joseph Cornell (1903-1972) while operating a short lived gallery in New York, N.Y. She visited him at his home on Wednesdays from 1969-1970. She now resides in upstate New York.

Provenance

Donated to the Archives of American Art in 2017 by Eve Propp.

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