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Shirley Jaffe papers, circa 1950-2011

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Series 2: Letters , 1950s-2000s
3 Linear feet
Box 1-4

Letters date from circa 1950s-2000s, and include frequent letters sent to Jaffe from her mother Ann Sternstein, her sister Elaine Friedberg, and her brother and sister-in-law Jerome and Trina Sternstein. Also included are letters from Irving Jaffe, other family, friends, and artists Joan Mitchell, Sam Francis, Kimber Smith, Sylvia Stone and Al Held, Hermine Ford, Robert Kushner, and George Sugarman. Some letters contain photographs and printed material. One file contains letters written by Jaffe. Miscellaneous letters are comprised of single letters and those from unidentified senders. Postcards, holiday, and greeting cards are also found in this series, as well as professional letters received by Jaffe from galleries and museums.
Letters are arranged alphabetically by sender. Postcards, holiday and greeting cards, and professional letters are arranged at the end of the series.
Description Container Select
Adams, Pat, 1970s-2000s
1
10
Aptekar, Ken, 1990s
1
11
Bennett, John and Karen Lee (Grant), 1970s
1
12
Borregaard, Nancy, 1970s-1980s
1
13
Clément, Alain, 1990s
1
14
Di Lascia, Alfred, 1978
1
15
Di Lascia, Marjorie, 1960s-1970s
1
16-19
Fahy, Agnes, 1962-1963
1
20
Ford, Hermine, 1990s-2000s
1
21
Francis, Sam, 1963-1974
1
22
Friedberg, Elaine, 1960s
1
23-25
Friedberg, Elaine, 1960s-1980s
2
1-7
Goldin, Amy, 1970-1978
2
8
Goldstein, Marvin, 1964-1966
2
9
Goodwin, Muriel, circa 1961-2000s
2
10
Hanley, Sarah, 1980s-2000s
2
11
Heward, Ross and Gabriele, 1970s-2000s
2
12
Honegaar-Lavater, Gottfried and Warja, 1961-1980
2
13
Jacobs, Rachel, 1962-1965
2
14
Jaffe, Irving, 1950s-1970s
2
15-17
Jaffe, Shirley, 1950s-1975
2
18
Kushner, Robert, 1990s-2000s
2
19
Lefebvre-Foinet, Lucien, 1966-1968
2
20
Madden, Sally, 1973-1980
2
21
Matthews, Ida, 1970-1973
2
22
Mitchell, Joan, 1961-1962
2
23
Moreni, Claude and Mattia, 1966-1968
2
24
Mozur, Nancy, 2000s
2
25
Nebola, Elnora, 1973-1976
2
26
Posel, Edith, 1990s
2
27
Rosen Blackwood, Nancy and Benjamin, 1990s-2000s
2
28
Rosenthal, Deborah, 1990s
2
29
Rubenstien, Raphael and Elena, 1975-1990s
3
1
Sadoff, Irvin E., 1954-1979
3
2
Seidel, Rachel, 1980s-1990s
3
3
Smith, Kimber, 1961-1986
3
4
Soriano, Peter, 1990s-2000s
3
5
Sternstein, Adria and Ava (nieces), 1990s-2000s
3
6
Sternstein, Ann, 1950s-1960s
3
7-11
Sternstein, Jerome, 1950s-1960s
3
12
Sternstein, Martin and Barbara (Stokely), 1990s-2000s
3
13
Sternstein, Trina and Jerome, 1960s-2000s
3
14-18
Stone-Held, Sylvia and Al Held, 1966-1980
3
19
Sugarman, George, 1968-1993
3
20
Van Over, Philip, 1963-1968
3
21
Wechsler, Judith, 1975-1981
3
22
Miscellaneous Letters, A-D, 1950s-2000s
3
23
Miscellaneous, E-Z, 1950s-2000s
4
1-4
Miscellaneous Letters, Unidentified Senders, 1950s-1990s
4
5
Holiday and Greeting Cards, 1990s-2000s
4
6
Postcards, 1960s-1980s
4
7
Professional Letters, 1990s-2000s
4
8

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