Correspondence, consisting of 322 letters; biographical material, including a resume; essays about art and other writings, including a play titled "Strings," ca. 1910, written by Cone and Grant Wood, then in high school; a typescript of radio broadcasts; a catalog of Cone's paintings; a photograph album; photographs of Cone and of works of art; bills and receipts; a scrapbook of clippings, catalogs, photographs, letters, and memorabilia; exhibition catalogs, announcements and clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Lifelong friends with Grant Wood, and also acquainted with gallery director Ed Rowan.
Lent for microfilming 1977 by Mrs. Marvin Cone.
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.