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Thomas Barrett and Leni Mancuso papers relating to William Kienbusch, 1950- 1979, 2002

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 2 series:

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Series 1: Letters from William Kienbusch , 1950-1979, 2002
8 folders
Box 1

Found here are 113 letters and postcards from William Kienbusch to Thomas Barrett and Leni Mancuso. Also included is a typed inventory of the letters written by Thomas Barrett in 2002. Kienbusch's detailed letters discuss his life as an artist, his health, and his perspectives on his contemporaries. He often makes references to exhibitions in New York City, lectures, openings, personalities, and changes in the direction of art from 1950 to 1980. Letters were written while Kienbusch was in New York, Maine, and while traveling abroad in Madrid, Athens, and Nepal.
Description Container Select
Inventory of Letters, 2002
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1
Letters, 1950-1953
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2
Letters, 1954-1956
1
3
Letters, 1957-1958
1
4
Letters, 1959-1962
1
5
Letters, 1963-1964
1
6
Letters, 1965-1972
1
7
Letters, 1974-1979
1
8

Series 2: Photographs , 1953-1958, 1966, 2002
3 folders
Box 1

Fifteen snapshot photographs document William Kienbusch's outdoor sketching trips with Thomas Barrett and Leni Mancuso at locations such as Hurricane Island, Maine, and Nova Scotia. Also found here is an inventory written by Thomas Barrett in 2002 which includes dates and brief descriptions of each photograph.
Description Container Select
Inventory of Photographs, 2002
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9
Photographs, 1953-1957
1
10
Photographs, 1957-1958, 1966
1
11

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  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.