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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2792

Irma Hurley papers


Letters among and a group composition by members of the New York school of art from the papers of American actress Irma Hurley.


  • 1958-1961

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There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


.04 linear feet (1 folder)

Letters among and a group composition by members of the New York school of art. Includes a typescript of a play, "The Coronation Murder Mystery by John Ashbery, Kenneth Koch, and Frank O'Hara (for James Schuyler)"; and letters between Frank O'Hara and Joe LeSueur, as well as to Hurley.

Biographical / Historical

Irma Hurley (1929-2009) was an American stage and screen actress who belonged to the inner circle of various New York school of art members.


Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2011M-78. Purchased with funds from the Amy Lowell Trust; received: 2012 February 2.

Related Materials

For additional New York school of art material at the Houghton Library, see finding aids for the Nell Blaine papers, Jane Freilicher papers, Richard Miller archive for the Tiber Press poetry series, and Larry Rivers papers; and search HOLLIS and OASIS.

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Processed by: Melanie Wisner

Hurley, Irma, 1929-2009. Irma Hurley papers, circa 1958-1961: Guide.
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