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Forrest Bess letter to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1955 Jan. 28, from the Meyer Schapiro papers, 1949-1982

Forrest Bess letter to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1955 Jan. 28

Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977

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Title: Forrest Bess letter to President Dwight D. Eisenhower

Date: 1955 Jan. 28

Physical Details: Letter : 1 p. : typescript ; 26 x 20 cm.

Description: Bess entreats the President to utilize his research in the field of "individuation," a combination of art and psychology which he says could be used against the Communists.

He describes his correspondence on the subject with Carl Jung and he also encourages the President to meet with Meyer Schapiro.

Creator: Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977

Forms part of: Meyer Schapiro papers, 1949-1982

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Forrest Bess letter to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1955 Jan. 28. Meyer Schapiro papers, 1949-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 13662