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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1801.1

Bernard Berenson additional correspondence

Overview

Correspondence concerning Rumor and reflection, the war-time diary of art historian Bernard Berenson.

Dates

  • 1950-1953

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)
Contains correspondence between publisher, Simon and Schuster, literary agent, Brandt & Brandt, and Berenson's secretary, Nicky Mariano, concerning the publication of Berenson's war-time diary Rumor and reflection.

Biographical / Historical

Berenson, an art historian and leading authority on Italian Renaissance painting, was born in Lithuania, grew up in Boston, and from 1900 lived in his Villa I Tatti, outside Florence.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*75M-104. Gift of Brandt & Brandt, 101 Park Avenue New York, New York 10017; received: 1971 December.
Title
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959. Bernard Berenson additional correspondence: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00594

Repository Details

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