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William Gropper papers, 1916-1983, bulk 1926-1977

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Series 5: Correspondence , circa 1916-1983
0.4 Linear feet
Box 1

This series includes letters written to William Gropper from 1916 until 1977, including some photocopies. Very few of William Gropper's responses are in this collection, which are mostly undated. There is also correspondence written by and to Sophie Gropper from 1980 to 1983. Notable correspondents include Louis Lozowick, Frank Crowninshield, Raphael Soyer, Robert Henri, and Frank Alvah Parsons. There are many letters from Ben Horowitz with the Heritage Gallery, which sold Gropper's art. Additionally, there are letters concerning William Gropper's participation in the Works Progress Administration. Correspondence from 1935 documents Gropper's contributions to Vanity Fair magazine before it ceased publication in 1936. Correspondence after Gropper's death is between his widow, Sophie Gropper and various museums, galleries, and publishers.
Correspondence is arranged chronogically.
Description Container Select
Correspondence, 1916-1923
1
22
Correspondence, 1931-1935
1
23
Correspondence, 1936-1939
1
24
Correspondence, 1940-1949
1
25
Correspondence, 1952-1955
1
26
Correspondence, 1961-1966
1
27
Correspondence, 1967
1
28
Correspondence, 1968-1969
1
29
Correspondence, 1970
1
30
Correspondence, 1971
1
31
Correspondence, 1972
1
32
Correspondence, 1973
1
33
Correspondence, 1974
1
34
Correspondence, 1975
1
35
Correspondence, 1976
1
36
Correspondence, 1980-1981
1
37
Correspondence, 1982-1983
1
38
Correspondence, undated
1
39

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