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Flora Whitney Miller papers regarding Kay Sage, 1915-1982

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Series 1:Flora Whitney Miller papers regarding Kay Sage, 1915-1982
9 Folders
Box 1

This collection includes 79 letters written by artist Kay Sage to Flora Whitney Miller documenting their life-long friendship. The letters discuss mutual friends and family, Sage's residence in Italy and her various travels, her marriage to Prince Ranieri di San Faustino, her studies and work, returning to the U.S. at the beginning of World War II, her first American exhibition, and her various thoughts on life, including the importance of this friendship. One additional letter written to Miller by James Soby and Miller's reply concern Sage's bequest to the Museum of Modern Art. Three letters from art historian Stephen R. Miller concern her research on Kay Sage. There are typescripts of 63 poems written by Sage and one handwritten poem, "To Quentin Roosevelt" written by Sage to Flora after the death of Flora's fiancé, Quentin Roosevelt. Also found are 18 snapshot photographs of Sage and unidentified friends, and two catalogs for Kay Sage art exhibitions.
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Kay Sage Letters to Flora Whitney Miller, Undated Letters, circa 1917-1940
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Kay Sage Letters to Flora Whitney Miller, 1915, 1917
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Kay Sage Letters to Flora Whitney Miller, 1918
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Kay Sage Letters to Flora Whitney Miller, 1919
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Kay Sage Letters to Flora Whitney Miller, 1920-1940
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Correspondence regarding Kay Sage, 1965-1982
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Poetry by Kay Sage (63 typescripts and one hand-written manuscript), 1919-1926
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Kay Sage Exhibition Catalogs, 1965, 1977
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Photographs, circa 1920
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