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Jock Truman and Companion: Nomenclature of the Closet

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2013-06-17T15:53:30-05:00
Summary:
One of the two suitcases in which Jock Truman stored his personal papers and photographs. Photo: Jason Stieber The Archives of American Art recently received as a bequest the personal papers of Jock Truman, an art dealer who served for many years as director of the Betty Parsons Gallery. Truman’s papers, approximately 3.5 linear feet of correspondence, photographs, biographical material, artwork, and printed material, arrived in two suitcases. This was an unusually personal mode of delivery for material that normally arrives in pasteboard boxes and manila envelopes, and my curiosity about this new acquisition was instantly piqued. An archivist’s initial...
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