Letters are from galleries, museums, and art organizations and primarily concern Neel's work and art related activities. Also found are holiday and birthday cards from friends as well as fan mail. Included among the letters from 1977 are two color snapshots of Neel.
Letters are arranged chronologically.
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Alice Neel papers, 1933-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.