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Draft of a letter to unknown recipient, 1951 Aug. 31, from the Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972

Draft of a letter to unknown recipient, 1951 Aug. 31

Cornell, Joseph, 1903-1972

Item Information

Title: Draft of a letter to unknown recipient

Date: 1951 Aug. 31

Physical Details: Note : 1 p. : typescript ; 28 x 22 cm.

Description: Typewritten sheet with handwritten notes in margins takes the format of a letter to an unknown recipient (addressed only as "you"), although Cornell has written in margin "for gen. notes."

He writes to decline the offer of a visit, about a trip to a record store, the end of Summer in New York, and childhood memories.

Date derived from handwritten note in margin.

Creator: Cornell, Joseph, 1903-1972

Forms part of: Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Draft of a letter to unknown recipient, 1951 Aug. 31. Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 8125