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The papers of New York art critic and writer David Bourdon measure 37 linear feet and date from 1941-1998. The papers include scattered biographical materials, manuscript and published writings, extensive art and artists' research files, and printed materials.
David Bourdon papers, 1941-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
Additional David Bourdon papers are located at the Museum of Modern Art Archives in New York.
David Bourdon (1934-1998) was an art critic, editor, and author who worked primarily in New York City.
The David Bourdon papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Les Levine, executor of the David Bourdon estate.
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