Scope Note: This third acquisition of the John L. Brown Papers consists of some 60 folders of correspondence with twentieth century artists, scholars and writers. Notables include artists Huseyin Halit, Loren McIver and her husband, poet Lloyd Frankenberg, Lilian Mckendrick, Irene Rice Pereira and Antoinette Schulte; art critic and historian Roger Avermaete; historian Henry Steele Commager; and writers Jacqueline Bernard, Faith Berry, Elizabeth Borton de Trevino, Lewis Galantiere, Elsa Gress, poet James Laughlin, Boris Schreiber, Pierre Seghers, Georges Sion, Gerald Sykes and Richard Wright. Others include conductor Eugene Ormandy, sociologist Pitirim Sorokin, and the daughter of Paul Claudel, Renee Nantet.
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