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Howard Somers Conant papers, 1944-1987

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Series 1:Correspondence, 1944-1987
0.2 Linear feet
Box 1

Correspondence is primarily with friends and fellow art colleagues. There are letters from James Brooks, Helen Frankenthaler, Philip Guston, Duane Hanson, Thomas Hess, Thomas Hoving, Sidney Janis, Philip Johnson, Allan Kaprow, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Sol LeWitt, Robert Motherwell, Ad Reinhardt, Larry Rivers, Mark Rothko, John Russell, Ben Shahn, Eve Sonneman, Theodoros Stamos, Edward M. M. Warburg, Adja Yunkers, and others, primarily relating to requests for employment or responses to Conant's letters asking artists to participate in classes or conferences. Also found are correspondence and typescripts of statements by twenty-eight artists which Conant collected for an unpublished study on the education of artists for New York University in 1959.
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Correspondence, 1944-1958
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Correspondence, 1959
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Correspondence, 1960-1965
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Correspondence, 1966-1968
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Correspondence, 1970
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Correspondence, 1971-1972
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Correspondence, 1973-1987
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Correspondence, undated
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Responses to Survey on Artists Education, B-K, 1959
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Responses to Survey on Artists Education, L-Y, 1959
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