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National Academy of Design records, 1817-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
These letters are clues to a secret life. This is a series of letters and addressed envelopes sent to Philip St. George (?-1997) of New York City who, from all indications, identified as being a closeted gay man. George's correspondents, who may have also have been gay or bisexual, tell of their experiences in the armed forces after World War II and their life after the war, 1945-1953.
In Box 84, Folders 1 - 10.
AC1146-0000117-01 to AC1146-0000273 (AC Scan)
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