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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2370

Brooks Wright correspondence concerning Arthur B. Davies

Overview

Letters from artists to American writer and professor Brooks Wright, concerning artist Arthur B. Davies.

Dates

  • 1967-1975

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.06 linear feet (1 volume)

Replies from artists to Wright's request for their reminiscences about the painter Arthur B. Davies.

Biographical / Historical

Brooks Wright is a professor of English at the City College of the City University of New York, New York, NY, and biographer of Sir Edwin Arnold and Arthur B. Davies. Wright published a biography of Davies in 1978.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

99M-63. Gift of Brooks Wright; received: 2000June 28.

Processing Information

Processed by: Melanie Wisner

Title
Wright, Brooks, 1922- . Brooks Wright correspondence concerning Arthur B. Davies, 1967-1975: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou01745

Repository Details

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