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Letters to Berman from art historians and critics, and copies of 2 letters sent, in response to her query about what books they find indispensable to their work. Berman used the information in an article in ARTnews (Nov. 1983). Correspondents include John Szarkowski, Milton Brown, John Canaday, Robert Rosenblum, Julius Held, Theodore Reff, Linda Nochlin, Albert Elsen, James R. Mellow, Lewis Mumford, Dore Ashton, John Walker, and Robert Rosenblum.
Avis Berman correspondence, 1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 4909 (fr. 756-779) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Donated by Avis Berman, 1983.
Art Theory and Historiography
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