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H. C. (Horace Clifford) Westermann, Brookfield Center, Connecticut letter to Clayton Bailey, Whitewater, Wisconsin, 1966 Jan. 14

H. C. (Horace Clifford) Westermann, Brookfield Center, Connecticut letter to Clayton Bailey, Whitewater, Wisconsin, 1966 Jan. 14

Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-1981

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Title: H. C. (Horace Clifford) Westermann, Brookfield Center, Connecticut letter to Clayton Bailey, Whitewater, Wisconsin

Date: 1966 Jan. 14

Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 27 x 19 cm. (letter); 10 x 20 cm. (envelope)

Description: Date based on postmark.

Westermann writes to decline an invitation from Bailey to teach, and recollects their time together teaching at the Washington University School of Architecture in St. Louis, Missouri.

The last page of the letter is a signed sketch by Westermann captioned "Batman will save us."

Envelope is embellished with watercolors and a magazine or newspaper clipping.

Creator: Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-1981

Forms part of: Clayton Bailey papers, ca. 1960-2004

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: H. C. (Horace Clifford) Westermann, Brookfield Center, Connecticut letter to Clayton Bailey, Whitewater, Wisconsin, 1966 Jan. 14. Clayton Bailey papers, ca. 1960-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 15031