Eleanor Munro papers, circa 1880-2011, bulk 1950-2011
Munro, Eleanor, 1928-
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36.7 linear feet
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Biographical material, correspondence, writings, research files and printed material relating to Eleanor Munro's career as a writer, actor, and art critic.
Biographical material is related to Munro's involvement in Living Theater, an American theater company based in New York. Correspondence is with editors and publishers about Munro's book, "Originals," and other works of fiction, history, and art history. Writings, published and unpublished, are by Munro. Research files, many containing interview transcripts for interviews conducted by Munro with women artists, are organized by subjects including women artists, women's studies, and miscellaneous topics (including male artists). Printed material includes reviews, catalogs and journals.
Eleanor Munro papers, circa 1880-2011, bulk 1950-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Eleanor Munro (1928-) is an author, art critic and actor. Munro is best known for her book, "Originals: American Women Artists," 1979.
Donated 2015 by David T. M. Frankfurter, Eleanor Munro's son.
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