Gertrude Abercrombie papers circa 1880-1986, bulk 1935-1977

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Gertrude Abercrombie papers, circa 1880-1986, bulk 1935-1977

Gertrude Abercrombie papers circa 1880-1986, bulk 1935-1977

The papers of surrealist artist Gertrude Abercrombie date from circa 1880-1986, with the bulk of the material dated 1935-1977, and measure 5.7 linear feet. Found within are biographical material; correspondence (mostly incoming letters) with friends, museums, and galleries; files for artists that interested her; writings and notes, including five journal-type notebooks; scattered personal business records; two sketchbooks by Abercrombie and additional sketches and drawings, some by others; printed material, audio recordings, one scrapbook, photographs, and estate records.

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