Papers, 1923-1969 (inclusive) [microform].

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Papers, 1923-1969 (inclusive) [microform].

Collection contains letters from artists, collectors, critics, and museum curators, and 23 letters from Marianne Moore. There are also 36 scrapbooks of clippings of Adlow's Monitor articles; a photocopy of the draft of her unpublished book, Roads to Understanding Modern Art, edited by Frances Fink; and biographical material, clippings of her articles in other publications, a phonograph record of an art lecture, and materials used by Fink in editing her book.

.5 linear ft.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7095174

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