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More Information | A Finding Aid to the Horace Pippin notebooks and letters, circa 1920-1943 | Digitized Collection

Horace Pippin notebooks and letters, circa 1920-1943

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A Finding Aid to the Horace Pippin Notebooks and Letters,
circa 1920, 1943
, in the Archives of American Art
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Finding aid prepared by Eric P. Frazier and Erin Corley
Scope and Content Note
Collection consists of three notebooks, notebook fragments, and two letters created by African American primitive painter Horace Pippin. The notebooks recount Pippin's World War I experiences, including his being wounded. One of the notebooks is illustrated.
Language
English
Provenance
Horace Pippin's war memiors/notebooks and one letter were purchased from Robert Carlen, Pippin's dealer, in 1956. The 1943 letter from Pippin to Carlen was donated by Dr. and Mrs. Matthew Moore in 1983.
Funding
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art
Processing Information
The Horace Pippin notebooks and letters were microfilmed in the order that they were donated on reels 138 and 4306. The collection was digitized in 2006 with funding provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.