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Managing editor Russell Lynes correspondence with artists, 1946-1965

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Series 1: Managing Editor Russell Lynes Correspondence with Artists , 1946-1965
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Box 1

Although brief, the exchanges found in this collection offer a glimpse into the early careers of the artists represented, who often penned introductions to their work and provided biographical information. in addition to correspondence with artists there are on telephone calls to artists, reference letters written by Lynes, and printed material featuring artwork.
The Andy Warhol file relates to his work as an illustrator for John Cheever's "Vega" and other stories. Included are a letter with an ink sketch from Warhol, 1949, presumably in response to a request for biographical information: "...my life couldn't fill a penny postcard...i graduated from Carnegie Tech now i'm in NY city moving from one roach infested apartment to another"; a postcard to Frances Lattman, 1952, asking her to thank Lynes for letting him draw pictures for Shirley Jackson's stories and mentioning the possibility of a show of his drawings influenced by Truman Capote; an exhibition announcement for his Capote drawings at the Hugo Gallery; and three clippings from Harper's Magazine about Warhol, 1949-1952.
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent, and chronologically thereafter. Individuals for whom there are five or more letters have named files; other correspondents are in general files by letter.
Description Container Select
Anderson, Donald, 1959
1
1
Attie, David, circa 1959-1961
1
2
A, General, 1948-1962
1
3
Banbery, Frederick E., circa 1953-1962
1
4
Barlow, Perry, 1958-1959
1
5
Bates, Bill, 1960
1
6
Berg, Joan Phyllis, circa 1962
1
7
Berger, Oscar, circa 1947-1962
1
8
Birmingham-Southern College, 1959
1
9
Block, Lou, 1948-1959
1
10
Bodecker, Max, 1957-1962
1
11
Bryson-Shahn, Bernada, 1948-1962
1
12
Burris, Burrah, 1948-1962
1
13
Ba-Bi, General, 1946-1972
1
14
Bi-Bu, General, 1947-1961
1
15
Canton, Shelly Terman, 1959
1
16
Cato, Robert, 1951-1962
1
17
Collins, Bob, 1961
1
18
C, General, 1947-1965
1
19
Diamond, Harry O, circa 1951-1960
1
20
Donohue, Paula, 1960
1
21
D, General, 1946-1960
1
22
Evans, Walker, 1961
1
23
E, General, 1952-1960
1
24
Fabrès, Oscar, 1959
1
25
Farris, Joseph G., 1950-1962
1
26
Ffeiffer, Jules, 1960-1961
1
27
Fisher, Ed, 1958-1961
1
28
Forte, Joseph, circa 1952-1962
1
29
F, General, 1949-1962
1
30
Gillespie, George E., 1955-1956
1
31
Goldblatt, Burt, 1960
1
32
Gorman, William D., 1959-1962
1
33
Groth, John, 1949-1961
1
34
Ga-Go, 1950-1963
1
35
Gr-Gu, 1947-1962
1
36
Hershfield, Leo, 1959-1962
1
37
H, General, 1949-1962
1
38
I-J, General, 1946-1972
1
39
Katt, Elliot M., 1959
1
40
Kelley, Mark E., Jr., 1960-1961
1
41
Key, Ted, 1957-1958
1
42
Kinnell, Galway, 1962
1
43
Kruse, Jürgen, 1958-1960
1
44
Kuskin, Karla, 1959-1962
1
45
K, General, 1948-1962
1
46
Lloyd, Peggy, 1960-1961
1
47
L, General, 1951-1962
1
48
Martin, Charles E., 1949-1959
1
49
Martin, Charles F., 1959-1961
1
50
McCallister, Richard, 1957-1960
1
51
McMahon, Franklin, 1959-1962
1
52
Melcarth, Edward, 1949-1962
1
53
M.-Mar, General, 1947-1964
1
54
Mau-Mi, General, 1950-1962
1
55
Mo-Mu, General, 1947-1962
1
56
N, General, 1949-1961
1
57
Osborn, Robert, circa 1958-1962
1
58
O, General, 1951-1962
1
59
Powers, Matthew L., Jr., 1960-1962
1
60
Perlin, Bernard, 1947-1961
1
61
P, General, 1953-1961
1
62
R, General, 1951-1962
1
63
Sens, A. G., 1958-1959
1
64
Shahn, Ben, 1948-1962
1
65
Shilstone, Arthur, 1948-1962
1
66
Smith, Robert B., 1960-1961
1
67
Sokol, Erich, 1960
1
68
Sopher, Aaron, 1950-1959
1
69
Sa-So, General, 1947-1962
1
70
Sp-Sw, General, 1948-1963
1
71
Taber, Eileen, 1959
1
72
T, General, 1952-1962
1
73
U-V, General, 1949-1962
1
74
Wadsworth, Charles, circa 1954-circa 1957
1
75
Warhol, Andy, 1949-circa 1952
1
76
White, Anne, 1959-1960
1
77
White, David Omar, circa 1958-circa 1961
1
78
Whitlock, Walter C., 1960-1961
1
79
W-Y, General, 1949-1963
1
80
Miscellaneous, circa 1950-circa 1962
1
81
Printed Material, circa 1950-circa 1961
1
82

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