Dorothy Brett Collection, 1898-1968.

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Brett, Dorothy, 1883-1977. Dorothy Brett Collection, 1898-1968.

Dorothy Brett Collection, 1898-1968.

The Works series contains two typescripts of Brett's memoir of her relationship with D.H. Lawrence, Lawrence and Brett (1933), as well as an article Brett wrote, also about Lawrence, titled "Kiowa." The Letters series is small, containing one folder of letters from Brett to Dorothy Hopkins and one folder of letters to various individuals. The Recipient series represents the majority of the collection and includes letters to Brett about D.H. Lawrence, about her paintings, from other artists living in Taos, and containing friendly gossip in general, as well as accumulations of letters from Ernst Auerbach, Kyle Crichton, Robert Davidson, Esher family members, Mark Gertler, William Goyen, Spud Johnson, Frieda Lawrence, Fania Marinoff, Georgia O'Keeffe, Mae Porter, Leopold Stokowski, and Frank Waters. The Miscellaneous series completes the collection with some of Brett's business papers, including insurance forms and shipping forms for various pieces of art. Also included are poems by Dorothy Norman, a typescript of Mabel in Taos by Dorothy Hoskins, letters from Spud Johnson and Mabel Luhan to Dorothy Hoskins, and letters between Brett's various friends and acquaintances.

17 boxes (7.08 linear feet)

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