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Jan Yoors papers, 1956-1978

Jan Yoors papers, 1956-1978

Yoors, Jan, 1922-1977

Weaver, Writer, Sculptor, Painter, Photographer, Filmmaker, Textile designer

Collection Information

Size: 0.8 linear ft.

Summary: Copies of letters; photographs of Yoors; catalogs, announcements, and other printed material; film production manual and book, "Only One New York" (Simon & Schuster, 1965) containing photographs by Yoors; manuscripts of Yoors's books, "Gypsies of Spain," "The Gypsies," and "Crossing"; color slides of Yoors's work; contact sheets; drawings on index cards; and Christmas cards.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jan Yoors (1922-1977) was a weaver, tapestry designer, photographer, painter, sculptor, filmmaker, and writer in New York, N.Y.

Provenance

Donated November 11, 1978 by Marianne Yoors, Jan Yoor's widow.

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