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Peggy Bacon and Alexander Brook letters, 1940-1967

Doolittle, Susan Colt, 1937-



Collection Information

Size: 5 Items

Summary: Letters, mostly regarding the divorce between Peggy Bacon and Alexander Brook including a carbon copy of a letter from Bacon's attorney Eddie Greenbaum to Bacon, July 3 [no year]; carbon copy of a letter to Alexander Brook from Greenbaum, June 29, 1940; and a letter from Greenbaum to Chris (Charles Cary Colt), July 5 [1940], enclosing a letter from Alexander Brook to Peggy about their divorce, June 24, 1940. There is also a letter from Peggy Bacon to Amy [Colt], in which Bacon describes her life in Cape Porpoise, Maine, February 2, 1967.

Biographical/Historical Note

The donor, Susan Colt Doolittle (1937-), a lawyer in Keene Valley, N.Y., is Peggy Bacon's cousin. Charles and Amy Colt are Doolittle's parents.


Donated 2013 by Susan Colt Doolittle, Peggy Bacon's cousin.

Related Materials

Among the other resources relating to Peggy Bacon in the Archives of American Art are the Peggy Bacon papers 1893-1973, an oral history interview with Bacon, May 8, 1973; and letters to Bernice and Harry Lurie from Peggy Bacon, 1969-1977.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Peggy Bacon and Alexander Brook letters, 1940-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.