Cornell wrote about his dreams, his impressions of music, art and ballet, and the intertwined sensations of seeing, feeling, and remembering. Unbound diary entries are five linear feet. Entries digitized are from November 18, 19 and 20, 1951.
Diaries, 1941-1972. Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560