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Alphabetical Correspondence

Identifier: 868

Collection-level Scope and Content Note

From the Collection:

The John L. Brown Papers 2, consists of 271 folders of alphabetically arranged correspondence with prominent twentieth-century graphic and performing artists, composers, publishers and writers including Josephine Baker, George Braziller, John Cage, Albert Camus, Marc Chagall, Carlos Chavez, Henry Steele Commager, George Dillon, John Dos Passos, Angna Enters, Paul Flamand, Gaston Gallimard, Julien Green, Alfred and Blanche Knopf, Claude Levi-Strauss, Jose Limon, Andre Malraux, Jacques Maritain, Carson McCullers, Darius Milhaud, Katherine Anne Porter, Ezra Pound, Edmee Duchesse de La Rochefoucauld, Theodore Roethke, Wallace Stegner, Gerald Sykes, Allen Tate, Virgil Thompson, Richard Wright, and 'Zev' (Daniel A. Harris).


  • From the Collection: 1940 - 1995
  • From the Collection: Majority of material found within 1945 - 1970

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From the Collection: 1.3 Linear Feet (3 Hollinger Document Cases)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

General Note

Series No. in Collection: 1

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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