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Peggy Bacon and Alexander Brook letters, 1940-1967

Creator:
Doolittle, Susan Colt, 1937-
Subject:
Bacon, Peggy
Brook, Alexander
Colt, C. C. (Charles Cary)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5 items
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Letters, mostly regarding the divorce between Peggy Bacon and Alexander Brook including a carbon copy of a letter from Bacon's attorney Eddie Greenbaum to Bacon, July 3 [no year]; carbon copy of a letter to Alexander Brook from Greenbaum, June 29, 1940; and a letter from Greenbaum to Chris (Charles Cary Colt), July 5 [1940], enclosing a letter from Alexander Brook to Peggy about their divorce, June 24, 1940. There is also a letter from Peggy Bacon to Amy [Colt], in which Bacon describes her life in Cape Porpoise, Maine, February 2, 1967.
Citation:
Peggy Bacon and Alexander Brook letters, 1940-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Among the other resources relating to Peggy Bacon in the Archives of American Art are the Peggy Bacon papers 1893-1973, an oral history interview with Bacon, May 8, 1973; and letters to Bernice and Harry Lurie from Peggy Bacon, 1969-1977.
Biography Note:
The donor, Susan Colt Doolittle (1937-), a lawyer in Keene Valley, N.Y., is Peggy Bacon's cousin. Charles and Amy Colt are Doolittle's parents.
Provenance:
Donated 2013 by Susan Colt Doolittle, Peggy Bacon's cousin.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16138
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)363833
AAA_collcode_doolsusa
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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