Harvey Breit correspondence

Inclusive Dates: 
1940–1965 (bulk 1945–1960)
Survey Repository: 

This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

1 box of material consisting of correspondence sent to Harvey Breit by more than 50 authors and public figures. Among them is photographer Margaret Bourke-White, who is represented by 2 undated letters.

Biographical Historical Note

Harvey Breit, poet, playwright, and interviewer, was a reviewer for the New York Times Book Review from 1940-1965. Margaret Bourke-White was an American photographer and documentary photographer.