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M. C. Richards, Union Dale, PA letter to Francis Sumner Merritt, 1972 July 5

M. C. Richards, Union Dale, PA letter to Francis Sumner Merritt, 1972 July 5

Richards, M. C., 1916-1999

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Title: M. C. Richards, Union Dale, PA letter to Francis Sumner Merritt, 1972 July 5

Date: 1972 July 5

Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : typescript ; 42 x 30 cm.

Description: In this letter to Merritt, the founding director of Haystack, Richards introduced the idea of combining the literary and visual arts in a calligraphy course: "Writing as a Handcraft, or Arts of the Scribe."

Creator: Richards, M. C., 1916-1999

Forms part of: Francis Sumner Merritt papers, 1903-1979

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: M. C. Richards, Union Dale, PA letter to Francis Sumner Merritt, 1972 July 5. Francis Sumner Merritt papers, 1903-1979. 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: 180