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Monroe Stearns research papers on Henry Varnum Poor, 1938-1975

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Stearns, Monroe  Search this
Poor, Henry Varnum  Search this
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Research material on Harry Varnum Poor compiled by Stearns for his unpublished manuscript "Henry Varnum Poor" (422 p.). Included are correspondence with friends, relatives, colleagues and owners of Poor's work, including Ann Poor, Bessie Breuer Poor, Raphael Soyer and Helen Hayes; notes and writings by family members; notes on interviews with Sidney Simon, Al Blaustein and Alex Katz, 1974, on Poor's diary and letters, and from tapes of Poor's lectures; clippings and exhibition catalogs, 1948-1975; photographs of Poor working on murals and of his works of art; and an undated cassette tape "Poor - Basic Lecture."
Monroe Stearns research papers on Henry Varnum Poor, 1938-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Art historian; New York, N.Y. Henry Varnum Poor was a ceramist and painter from New City, N.Y.
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English .
Donated 1986 by Michael Stearns, Stearns's son.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Research and writing about art  Search this
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Research and writing about art
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Archives of American Art