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Hedda Sterne papers, 1939-1977

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Series 2: Correspondence , circa 1943-1965
0.5 Linear feet
Box 1-2

Correspondence is primarily with Sterne's business associates and friends, including limited correspondence with Ad Reinhardt and Eugene Berman. Art related correspondence is with galleries, museums, and art institutions. The series also includes significant correspondence from the artist Georges Mathieu and from her second husband, the artist and New Yorker illustrator Saul Steinberg.
The letters from Mathieu are written in French. Letters from Steinberg date from 1943 to 1962 and include love letters, illustrated letters, notes, drawings, and descriptions of his work and daily life while traveling abroad or separately from Sterne. They include detail of Steinberg's Navy service in Italy, North Africa, and China during World War II, publication of work in Vogue and the New Yorker, updates on work acquaintances and family members, and progress on art projects by Sterne and Steinberg.
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
Description Container Select
A-Z Miscellaneous, circa 1949-1970
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9
Mathieu, Georges, circa 1961-1962
Oversized correspondence housed in Box 2, Folder 1.
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10
Steinberg, Saul, circa 1943-1962
Includes two letters to Saul Steinberg from Gump's Gallery (1952) and Bill Whitney (circa 1943-1963).
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Steinberg, Saul (drawings), circa 1943-1962
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Steinberg, Saul, 1943
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Steinberg, Saul, circa 1944
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Steinberg, Saul, 1944 January-February
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Steinberg, Saul, 1944 March-June
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Steinberg, Saul, 1944 July-September
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Steinberg, Saul, 1947-1948
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Steinberg, Saul, 1949 March-May
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Steinberg, Saul, 1951
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Steinberg, Saul, 1952
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Steinberg, Saul, 1953
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Steinberg, Saul, 1954
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Steinberg, Saul, 1955
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Steinberg, Saul, 1956
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Steinberg, Saul, 1957
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Steinberg, Saul, 1958
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Steinberg, Saul, 1959-1962
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Illegible and Unknown, circa 1945-1965
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Oversized Correspondence scanned with Box 1, Folder 10, circa 1961-1962
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1

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