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Biographical material; correspondence, including almost daily letters to his wife while enrolled in the Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1944-1944; letters from Henry S. Booth, Carl Milles, and Eliel Saarinen; photographs of Stephen and others; financial records; and printed material including clippings, announcements and magzines containing articles written or contributed to by Stephen.
J. Davidson Stephen papers, 1942-1945. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Donated 1982 by Margaret W. Stephen, widow of J. Davidson Stephen.
Lives of American Artists
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