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Peter and Rose Krasnow papers, 1914-2001

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Series 2: Correspondence , circa 1930-1984
(Box 1; 0.4 linear feet)

This series contains the personal and professional correspondence of Peter and Rose Krasnow as well as a small amount of third party correspondence. Personal correspondence with friends and family involves health, work, daily events, and other life updates. Professional correspondence with art dealers, curators, gallery and museum directors, collectors, and colleges and universities deals with exhibitions, sales, loans, and donations of artwork. Correspondents include Leslie Burton and Harriet Blades, Dan Budnik, Grace Clements, Conrad Crocker, Dudley Howe, Lilly Weil Jaffe, Grace L. McCann Morley, Dale and Elaine Owen, Aimée Brown Price, Ernest and Ina Raboff, Irving Stone, and Edward Weston. Also included are scattered letters from Harry N. Abrams, B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundations, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Arnold Chanin, John D. Entenza, Lorser Feitelson, Estelle Getz, Sadakichi Hartmann, Hilaire Hiler, Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum, Jules Langsner, Long Beach Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles Hillel Council, Dorothy C. Miller, National Endowment for the Arts, National Portrait Gallery, Frances V. O'Connor, Peter and Rose Krasnow Foundation, Hilla Rebay, San Francisco Museum of Art, Abigail von Schlegell, and Whitney Museum of American Art.
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by surname of correspondent. Letters written by correspondents whose last name is unknown are filed alphabetically by first name of correspondent. Letters from unidentified correspondents are filed at the end of the series.
Description Container Select
A, Miscellaneous, 1970 October 9- 1977 June 27, undated
  • Aaron, Al (The Bowl of Hope)
  • Abrams, Harry N. (See V - Vermont, Mildred B.)
  • Akmakjian
  • Armitage, Merle
1
7
B, Miscellaneous, 1935 April 2 -1981
  • Baker, Katherine (San Francisco Museum of Art)
  • Bender, Albert M.
  • Berck, June
  • Berg, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel
  • Body, Manchester (Los Angeles Daily News)
  • Bondi
1
8
B, Miscellaneous, 1945 August 16 - 1975 February 26
  • Breslow, Marc (NBC Studios)
  • Bruno, Virginia
  • Buell (See Blades, Leslie Burton and Harriet)
  • Byrnes, James B. (Los Angeles County Museum)
  • Byron
1
9
Blades, Leslie Burton Blades and Harriet, 1944 January 22 - 1963 December 15
1
10
Budnik, Dan, 1961 June 8 - 1972 August 6
1
11
C, Miscellaneous, 1934 January 25 - 1975 May 18, undated
  • Cabinet of the Minister of Education and Fine Arts, Paris
  • Chanin, Arnold
  • Chodos, Israel (Sinai Temple)
  • Clarke, Benjamin (Long Beach Museum of Art)
  • Collett, Dorothy M. (University of Southern California)
  • Cooper, Chuck
1
12
Clements, Grace, 1947-1958, undated
(3 folders)
1
13-15
Crocker, Conrad, 1960 August 17 - 1970 July 4
1
16
D, Miscellaneous, 1937 October 7 - 1980 October 15, undated
  • Daniel
  • David
  • Claudia Davis (San Francisco Museum of Art)
  • Robert DeLuce
  • Dockum, Charles (See R - Rebay, Hilla)
  • Dorothea and Leon
  • Douglas
  • Drake, Alfred
1
17
E, Miscellaneous, 1944 January 21 - 1966 November 1, undated
  • Eggleston
  • Entenza, John D. (Arts and Architecture)
  • Eva
1
18
Ehrlich, Susan, 1978 January 25 - 1981 December 13
1
19
F, Miscellaneous, 1954 January 7 - 1975 September 18
  • Feitelson, Lorser
  • Fox, Alan C.
  • Fox, Fred and Frieda (See also Price, Aimée Brown and R - Ratner, Joanne)
  • Frances (See P - Phyllis)
  • Franke, John
  • Friedberg, Herman R. (See L - Lippert, David I.)
  • Fry, Stephen M. (University of California, Riverside)
  • Fulton, W. Joseph (Pasadena Art Institute)
1
20
G, Miscellaneous, 1934 February 27 - 1981 October 4, undated
  • Gaer, Joseph (Jewish Heritage Foundation)
  • Geldman, Stephen
  • Geoffrey
  • George and Judy
  • Getz, Estelle
  • Gillman, Esther
  • Goldstine, Regina
  • Gordon, Ed and Dorothy
1
21
H, Miscellaneous, 1930 September 30 - 1971 March 2, undated
  • Hansen, Ejuar and Helga
  • Hanson, Bertha A. (Glendale Art Association)
  • Hartmann, Sadakichi
  • Healy, Mark H.
  • Helen
  • Horad, M.
  • Hesser, C.
1
22
H, Miscellaneous, 1943 March 15 - 1977 July 18, undated
  • Hiler, Hilaire
  • Hirsh, Pauline (Jewish Federation Council)
  • Historical Archives of Contemporary Art of the São Paulo Biennial
  • Hoffman, Joseph (Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum)
  • Howe, Thomas C. (California Palace of the Legion of Honor)
  • Hurwitz, Henry (The Menorah Journal)
1
23
Howe, Dudley, 1955 January 10 - 1971 September 30, undated
1
24
J, Miscellaneous, 1950 May 2 - 1977 April 5, undated
  • Jacobs, Ferne
  • Jacobsen, Alice S.
  • James, Randi
  • Jeanie and Sam
  • Jeffers, Robinson
  • Jenkins, Suzanne (National Portrait Gallery)
  • Johnson, Thor (Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra)
  • Joy
  • Judy and Si
  • June
1
25
Jaffe, Lilly Weil, 1962 January 22 - 1967 April 13
1
26
K, Miscellaneous, 1938 February 23 - 1975 May 31, undated
  • Kahn, Donald (Hillside Memorial Park and Mausoleum)
  • Kandel, Aben
  • Kandel, Stephen
  • Kapin, Ruth and Sid
  • Kazor, Virginia
  • Kenyon, Gertrude (Life Magazine)
  • Knapp, Marcia (Publishers' Weekly)
  • Korbin, Keith
1
27
L, Miscellaneous, 1940 March 29 - 1984 May 6
  • Langsner, Jules
  • Laughton, Charles
  • Leavitt, Thomas W. (Pasadena Art Museum)
  • Leeper, John Palmer (Pasadena Art Institute)
  • Lewenthal, Reeves (Associated American Artists, Inc.)
  • Liebert, Eve
  • Lindstrom, Charles (San Francisco Museum of Art)
  • Lippert, David I. (Sinai Temple)
1
28
M, Miscellaneous, 1954 April 3 - 1981 January 2, undated
  • Sister Magdalen Mary
  • Marian and Mac
  • Marks, Albert E.
  • Marks, Saul (The Plantin Press)
  • McClellan, Douglas (Scripps College)
  • McGehee, Ramiel
  • McKinney, Eleanor
  • Melchert, Jim (National Endowment for the Arts)
1
29
M, Miscellaneous, 1934 January 25 - 1979 May 13
  • Mesnick, Charles (Westside Jewish Community Center)
  • Milengen, Jeanne-Marie
  • Miles, Ellen G. (National Portrait Gallery)
  • Miller, Dorothy C. (Museum of Modern Art)
  • Monzie, Anatole de
  • Moran, Diane D.
  • Moskowitz, Kenneth
  • Moure, Nancy (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)
1
30
Morley, Grace L. McCann, 1937 September 16 - 1955 October 29
1
31
N, Miscellaneous, 1967 December 1 - 1982 August 23
  • Nagel, Hede von
  • Naomi
  • Neumann, J.B. (See K - Kandel, Aben)
  • Nikolashin, Natasha (Stanford University Libraries)
1
32
O, Miscellaneous, 1932 January 7 - 1964 June 5, undated
  • O'Connor, Francis V.
  • Otterström, Thomas
1
33
Owen, Dale and Elaine, 1965 August 3 - 1977 October 29, undated
1
34
P, Miscellaneous, 1948 June 11 - 1976 January 12, undated
  • Pacht, Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph
  • Pauloo, Sylvia
  • Paxton
  • Philip, Karen, and Michal
  • Phyllis
  • Pillsbury, Kent
1
35
P, Miscellaneous, 1939 June 1 - 1979 October 31
  • Platt (See S - Selfman, Zena)
  • Poland, Reginald (Fine Arts Gallery, City of San Diego)
  • Pollack, Peter (see Clements, Grace)
  • Popkin, Ruth
  • Price, Monroe E. (University of California, Los Angeles)
1
36
Price, Aimée Brown, 1978 July 27 - 1981 November 3
1
37
R, Miscellaneous, 1942 September 26 - 1983 June 14, undated
  • Rabin, Henry (Los Angeles Hillel Council)
  • Ratner, Joanne (Peter and Rose Krasnow Foundation)
  • Reagan, Ronald and Nancy
  • Rebay, Hilla
  • Robert
  • Ross, Marvin C. (Los Angeles County Museum)
  • Roy, Jamini
1
38
Raboff, Ernest and Ina, 1965 April 16 - 1967 March 8
1
39
S, Miscellaneous, 1933 July 21 - 1976 January 12, undated
  • San Francisco Museum of Art
  • Schlegell, Abigail von (Pasadena Art Institute)
  • Schneiderman
  • Seewack, Lawrence B.
  • Selfman, Zena (See also H - Hirsh, Pauline)
  • Seman, Philip (See R - Rabin, Henry)
  • Severe, Marc L. (American Consular Service)
  • Sharkey, Alice M. (Whitney Museum of American Art)
  • Sheldon, Ethel Farley (Sequoyah School)
1
40
S, Miscellaneous, 1930 March 21 - 1975 February 3
  • Siegel, Yvonne
  • Sieroty, Jean (Westside Jewish Community Center)
  • Sklar, Dorothy (Westside Jewish Community Center)
  • Sloane, William (Henry Holt and Company Publishers)
  • Smith, Robert (See P - Price, Monroe E.)
  • Smith, Steven
  • Smolens, Ruth F. (B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundations)
  • Spector
  • Stanley
  • Sternberg, Josef von
1
41
Stone, Irving, 1938 March 5 - 1954 January 23, undated
1
42
T, Miscellaneous, 1953 February 26 - 1967 December 26
  • Thompson, Merritt M.
  • Traub, Lily Y.
  • Tuchman (See Raboff, Ernest and Ina)
1
43
V, Miscellaneous, 1938 February 23 - 1970 October 26, undated
  • Varga, Margaret (Life Magazine)
  • Vermont, Mildred B.
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44
W, Miscellaneous, 1962 March 26 - 1972 December 7, undated
  • Weber, Erika and Kem
  • Willie, Bernice
  • Wilson, Sherie, Gene, Jennifer, and Karen
  • Winter, Ella (See K - Kandel, Aben)
  • Wollemburg
  • Wurdemann, Helen
1
45
Weston, Edward, 1933 November 28 - 1958 January 1, undated
1
46
Young, Bob, undated
1
47
Unidentified Correspondents, 1940 July 22 - 1961 November 28, undated
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48

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