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Moritz and Sophie Jagendorf letters from artists

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Creator:
Jagendorf, M. A. (Moritz Adolph), 1888-1981  Search this
Jagendorf, Sophie  Search this
Names:
Becker, M. L.  Search this
Benton, Rita P.  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Boggs, Ralph Steele, 1901-1994  Search this
Fornaro, Carlo de, 1871-  Search this
Hartman, C. Bertram, 1882-1960  Search this
Ipcar, Dahlov Zorach, 1917-  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton, 1890-1973  Search this
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Starkie, Walter, 1894-1976  Search this
Stella, Joseph, 1877-1946  Search this
Tolgian, Manuel  Search this
Weber, Max, 1881-1961  Search this
Wright, Willard  Search this
Zorach, Marguerite, 1887-1968  Search this
Zorach, William, 1887-1966  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1917-1969
Scope and Contents:
Letters to Moritz and Sophie Jagendorf from artists including 111 letters from Stanton MacDonald-Wright, 1917-1969; four letters from Carlo De Fornaro, 1937-1938; three letters each from Joseph Stella, 1934-1938, Manuel Tolgian, 1935-1938; two letters each from Rita Benton, 1960-1963, Walter Starkie, 1968, Max Weber, 1930-1932 and Willard Wright (Stanton's brother), 1917; one letter each from M. L. Becker, (possibly May Lamberton Becker), undated, Thomas Hart Benton, 1933, Ralph Steele Boggs, 1966, Bertram Hartman, 1930, Pete Seeger, 1967. Also included are photocopies of several letters from William and Marguerite Zorach and their daughter Dahlov Ipcar, 1965-1967. The letters concern exhibitions, museums, galleries, works of art and other artists.
Biographical / Historical:
Moritz Jagendorf (1888-1981) was a dentist who treated artists in New York, New York. Clients included Joseph Stella, Stanton MacDonald-Wright, William and Marguerite Zorach, Thomas Hart Benton, among others. Jagendorf became friendly with the artists and bought their artwork or received it in lieu of dental bills.
Provenance:
Donated 2016 by Andre Jagendorf, Moritz and Sophie Jagendorf's son.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Dentists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.jagemori
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jagemori