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Louis Lozowick papers, 1898-1974

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Series 2: Correspondence , 1916-1974
(Boxes 1-2; 1.25 linear ft.; Reels 5893-5895)

This series consists mainly of incoming letters, though a smaller number of replies and outgoing letters have survived among the papers. Correspondence with colleagues, commercial clients, organizations, museums and galleries, family and friends documents Lozowick's business and personal affairs including: Lozowick's writings, exhibitions, loans and sales of artwork, requests and arrangements for lectures, the Works Progress Administration, news of friends, and the activities of artists' and political organizations of interest to Lozowick. A small number of letters are in Russian, Yiddish, German, and French.
Among Lozowick's correspondents are Peter Blume, Paul Burlin, Marc Chagall, Malcolm Crowley, Mrs. Chester Dale, Theodore Dreiser, Lewis Mumford, Richard Neutra, Man Ray, Meyer Schapiro, and Art Young. Letters to his wife and son include a number of illustrations.
In addition, small amount of official correspondence of the American Artists' Congress and the John Reed Club is filed with Series 5: Organizations.
Description Container Select
Correspondence, 1916-1931
(17 folders)
1
5893
118-385
Correspondence, 1932-1935
(17 folders)
1
5893
386-779
Correspondence, 1936-1939
(17 folders)
2
5893
780-1149
Correspondence, 1940-1945
(17 folders)
2
5893
1150-1427
Correspondence, 1946-1950
(12 folders)
2
5894
13-310
Correspondence, 1951-1955
(12 folders)
2
5894
311-596
Correspondence, 1956-1959
(12 folders)
2
5894
597-906
Correspondence, 1960-1962
(8 folders)
2
5894
908-1160
Correspondence, 1963-1967
(8 folders)
2
5894
1161-1458
Correspondence, 1968-1973
(6 folders)
2
5895
12-540
Condolence Letters, 1973-1974
2
5895
541-615
A-Z, and Unidentified, n.d.
(3 folders)
2
5895
616-901

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