This second acquisition of the John L. Brown Papers 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.
Biographical information on Dr. Brown is provided in the finding aid for
the first acquisition.
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