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Biographical information, four letters to his family, essays about his art, price lists, exhibition catalogues and announcements, clippings, and press releases. In addition, there are manuscripts of speeches, essays, and literary works by both Martin Baer and his brother George, including writings about their experiences in North Africa, 1924-1928.
Martin Baer papers, 1924-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 1715 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Painter and writer (west coast). Went to North Africa with his brother, George Baer. Married Nata Piaskowski.
Donated 1978 by Nata Piaskowski, widow of Martin Baer.
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