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Rockwell Kent papers, [circa 1840]-1993, bulk 1935-1961

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Catherine Stover and Lisa Lynch
In 1969, Rockwell Kent donated his papers to the Archives of American Art; textile samples were received in 1979, and his widow gave additional papers in 1971 and 1996. Letters to Rockwell Kent from wives Frances and Sally, sealed during Sally Kent Gorton's lifetime, became available for research after her death in 2000, and further material was donated to the Archives of American Art in 2001 by the Estate of Sally Kent [Shirley Johnstone] Gorton.
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The collection was processed by Catherine Stover and Lisa Lynch in 1998 and microfilmed on reels 5153-5256. Sealed materials that became available in 2000 were microfilmed separately on reels 5740-5741. Funding for the processing, microfilming, and publication of the finding aid was provided by The Henry Luce Foundation. The finding aid was modified during EAD conversion by Stephanie Ashley in 2002. In 2008, the microfilm was digitized with funding provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.