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Correspondence about his naturalization as a U.S. citizen; clippings as director of the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design; R.I.S.D. Bulletins; Bennington College Quarterly; and exhibition articles.
Alexander Dorner papers, 1938-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Art historian. Dorner emigrated from Germany to the U.S. and became director of the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Donated 1972-1973 by Lydia Dorner, relative of Alexander Dorner.
Art Theory and Historiography
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