Ira Glackens letters to Jane Wasey

Collection ID:
Glackens, Ira, 1907-1990
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(26 items)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
24 letters from Ira Glackens, 1985-1990, 1 letter from his wife, Nancy Glackens, April 2, 1986, and a note from her enclosed in one of Ira's letters, November 30, 1987. Glackens praises Wasey's animal sculptures, mentions his association with her teacher Heinz Warneke, discusses his writing and his difficulty finding an appropriate publisher for his book, and personal matters.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Glackens, a writer and son of painter William Glackens, was a friend and patron of Wasey, an animal sculptor, Lincolville, Maine. Glackens died in 1990.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1991 by Jane Wasey.

Using the Collection
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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women sculptors -- Maine -- Lincolnville Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Animal sculptors -- Maine Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Maine Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wasey, Jane, 1912-1992 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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