Papers: Series I-III, 1908-1985 (inclusive).


Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984. Papers: Series I-III, 1908-1985 (inclusive).

Papers: Series I-III, 1908-1985 (inclusive).

Series I, Biographical, contains articles about and interviews with Deming (including an audiotape), correspondence, engagement calendars, clippings, and some financial material. In addition to a biographical overview, this series provides information about Deming's daily life, Jane and Oscar Verlaine's custody battle, and houses owned by Deming with Mary Meigs or Jane Verlaine. Series II, Alphabetical correspondence, and Series III, Chronological correspondence, include notes, drafts, photographs, and writings by Deming and others, documenting her activities, thoughts, and friendships. Her correspondents include many notable authors, publishers, artists, and political activists from the early 1940s through the early 1980s, mostly in the United States. These series document the peace movement, the 1960s civil rights movement, and the women's movement and lesbian activism in the 1970s and 1980s.

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