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Two scrapbooks (1938-1942, 1946-1964) containing clippings of art reviews written by Bridaham for the CHICAGO SUN and the DENVER POST. The first scrapbook also contains 35 letters (1942-1943) responding to Bridaham's reviews and a 1949 note outlining amended bibliographic information.
Dorothy Bridaham scrapbooks, 1938-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 4190-4191 available at all Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Bridaham wrote fine arts columns under her maiden name, Dorothy Odenheimer, for the CHICAGO SUN from 1942 to 1947 and for the DENVER POST from 1959 to 1963. She was married to the art historian Lester Burbank Bridaham.
Donated 1987 by Lester B. and Dorothy O. Bridaham.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001