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Letters to Bernice and Harry Lurie from Peggy Bacon, 1969-1977

Lurie, Bernice, 1891-1982

Painter, Writer, Printmaker, Caricaturist, Illustrator, Poet


Collection Information

Size: 18 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: 15 letters and 3 notes from Peggy Bacon to friends Bernice and Harry Lurie concerning family matters and health, friends, acquaintances, and Bacon's failing eyesight and arthritis.

Biographical/Historical Note

Bacon was a printmaker, painter, caricaturist, illustrator, poet, and writer (of childrens' books).


Donated 1986 by Alison (Mrs. Henry) Lurie, daughter of Harry & Bernice Lurie.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4909 (fr. 513-560) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Letters to Bernice and Harry Lurie from Peggy Bacon, 1969-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.