Muriel Draper Papers. 1881-1977 (bulk 1925-1950).

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Draper, Muriel, b. 1886. Muriel Draper Papers. 1881-1977 (bulk 1925-1950).

Muriel Draper Papers. 1881-1977 (bulk 1925-1950).

The Muriel Draper Papers document the personal life and artistic and political interests of Muriel Draper. Major correspondents include George Antheil, Samuel Courtauld, Paul Draper, Max Ewing, Lincoln Kirstein, Walter Lowenfels, and Mark Tobey. The collection also contains manuscripts of many of Draper's writings, including the largely unpublished America Deserta, and records of her activities as a member of the Congress of American Women, the League of American Writers, and similar organizations.

11.75 linear feet (26 boxes)

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