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John McDonald Moore papers, circa 1960-1999

Moore, John McDonald, 1919-1999


Collection Information

Size: 20.0 linear feet

Summary: The John McDonald Moore papers measure 20.0 linear feet and date from 1960-1999. Included are biographical material regarding Moore; his writings, including book proposals and lectures; correspondence regardng teaching and letters from students; voluminous notecards for lectures; and audio cassettes.

Biographical/Historical Note

John McDonald Moore (1919-1999) was a lecturer in art history at the New School for Social Research in New York City from 1968 until his death in 1999. The John McDonald Moore Memorial Lecture series at the New School's Vera List Center for Art and Politics was established in his honor.


Donated 2018 by Debra Werblud, Moore's stepdaughter.

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John McDonald Moore papers, circa 1960-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.