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Subseries 2.3: | A Finding Aid to the Thomas Carr Howe papers, 1932-1984

Thomas Carr Howe papers, 1932-1984

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2.3:: Alphabetical Correspondence, 1933-1983

This subseries includes the letters of Howe's friends, colleagues, fellow Monuments Men, and two relatives (his sister and cousin). Among the Monuments Men correspondents are: S. Lane Faison, P.J. Kelleher, Lamont Moore, Andrew C. Ritchie, James Rorimer, Edith Standen, George Stout, and Rose Valland. There are also letters from prominent members of the art world such as museum directors, gallery owners, artists, curators and collectors including Bernard Berenson, Hume Cronyn, Christopher Forbes, Paul Mills, Agnes Mongan, Marcelle Minet, Margaret Mallory, William McGonagle, Paul Sachs and Whitney Warren. Howe often wrote comments on the letters identifying the correspondent.
There are also a few folders with professional correspondence related to Howe's job as the director of the Californian Palace of the Legion of Honor and his membership in various arts organizations and committees.
Letters are arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.

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