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Series 2 | A Finding Aid to the Guy Pène du Bois papers, circa 1900-1963

Guy Pène du Bois papers, circa 1900-1963

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Series 2:Correspondence, 1908-1958
0.5 linear feet
Box 1

Correspondence is primarily with Pène Du Bois' family, friends, and business associates. The series includes significant correspondence from fellow art critic Royal Cortissoz; artists Raphael Soyer and Edward Hopper; and writers Samuel Duff McCoy, Lincoln Isham, and Newton Booth Tarkington. The over 180 letters to Lincoln Isham detail Pène Du Bois' daily life, in addition to covering his thoughts on writing, philosophy, politics, and news of his family.
Other correspondents of note include C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries and Pène Du Bois' son, the children's book illustrator William Pène Du Bois. There are also letters of condolences addressed to Pène Du Bois' daughter, Yvonne McKenney.
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
DescriptionContainer
A Miscellaneous, 1940-1949
1
5
American Artists Group Inc., 1939-1954
1
6
B Miscellaneous, 1929-1952
1
7
Bartlett, Clay, 1949-1950
1
8
C Miscellaneous, 1936-1945
1
9
Carnegie Institute, 1937-1949
1
10
Cooper Union, 1942-1954
1
11
Cortissoz, Royal, 1930-1933
1
12
C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, 1940-1947
1
13
D Miscellaneous, 1940-1941
1
14
Du Bois, George, 1951-1956
1
15
Du Bois, Guy Pène, 1941-1954
1
16
Du Bois, William Pène, 1944-1949
1
17
Du Bois, William Pène and Jane, 1950-1953
1
18
Du Bois, William Pène and Willa, 1953-1956
1
19
Duncan, Rita Jean, 1950-1954
1
20
Duncan, Robert, 1949-1955
1
21
E-H Miscellaneous, 1939-1954
1
22
Hopper, Edward, 1931-1954
1
23
I Miscellaneous, 1950
1
24
Isham, Lincoln and Lea, 1942-1955
1
25-27
J-M Miscellaneous, 1908-1954
1
28
Macy, George, 1945
1
29
McCoy, Samuel Duff and Neely, 1949-1953
1
30
Merritt, Nancy Lucas, 1951-1954
1
31
N-P Miscellaneous, 1939-1954
1
32
Q-S Miscellaneous, 1939-1952
1
33
Soyer, Raphael, 1951-1955
1
34
T Miscellaneous, 1930-1940
1
35
Tarkington, Newton Booth, 1943-1946
1
36
U Miscellaneous, 1950
1
37
U.S. Treasury Department, 1936-1938
1
38
V-W Miscellaneous, 1940-1950
1
39
Watson, Forbes, 1932-1953
1
40
X-Z Miscellaneous, 1940
1
41
Unknown and Illegible, circa 1940-1954
1
42
Condolences, A-Z, 1958
1
43-44

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