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Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.varidoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1920-1980
Level:
series
Size:
5 Folders (Box 1)
Collection ID:
AAA.varidoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material includes U.S. passports and French identification papers. Also found are an annotated resume and curriculum vitae as well as the Archives of American Art oral history transcript for an interview conducted by Avis Berman, which was also annotated by Varian. One 5-inch sound tape reel includes an interview of Dorothy Varian co...

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Dates:
circa 1902-1961
Level:
series
Size:
13 Folders (Boxes 2-3)
Collection ID:
AAA.varidoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series includes professional portraits of Varian and her artwork. There are additionally photos of exhibit installations taken at Long Island University in 1961. The series also contains more candid, personal photos of Varian with friends and family. Of note are photographs of friends Peggy Bacon, Alex Brook, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and Bernard Ka...

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Dates:
1916-1981
Level:
series
Size:
0.5 Linear feet (Boxes 2)
Collection ID:
AAA.varidoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Printed material primarily includes exhibition catalogs and announcements and newspaper clippings. Exhibition materials are for works by Varian as well of exhibitions by other artists. Of note is a 1926 Brancusi exhibition catalog inscribed to Varian. Some newspaper clippings document the acitivities of friends and fellow artists Peggy Bacon and ...

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Dates:
circa 1912-1920s
Level:
series
Size:
11 Folders (Boxes 2-3)
Collection ID:
AAA.varidoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series primarily consists of pencil sketches done by Varian during her time at the Art Students League and in Paris. The sketches feature a mixture of human and landscape subjects. In addition to the sketches created by Varian, the series also includes sketches by Peggy Bacon and Edmund Duffy. Also found are a small selection of handmade gre...

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Dates:
1940s-1960s
Level:
series
Size:
3 Folders (Box 1)
Collection ID:
AAA.varidoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series contains a sample of Varian's poetry and essays. There are also miscellaneous notes and drafts of poems. Some of the writings in the series are "Letter to the Editor" pieces while others are essays on art and the artist.

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Dates:
1931-1984
Level:
series
Size:
9 Folders (Box 1)
Collection ID:
AAA.varidoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Personal business records primarily include art gallery commission and exhibition records. These records come from galleries across the country, particularly the Carnegie Institute, Downtown Gallery, and Whitney Museum of American Art. Other records included in this series are transaction receipts of art sales, inventories and price lists.

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Dates:
1917-1981
Level:
series
Size:
0.8 Linear feet (Box 1)
Collection ID:
AAA.varidoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The majority of this series consists of personal correspondence between Varian and friends and family members. Varian's earliest correspondence is with her parents, Eugene and Helen, and with her cousins, Jessie and Vanderbilt during her years in Paris. Extensive correspondence is with Peggy Bacon, Hermine Kleinert, Lenore G. Marshall, Waldo Pierc...

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Creators:
Varian, Dorothy, 1895-1985
Dates:
circa 1902-1984
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.varidoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter Dorothy Varian date from circa 1902 to 1984 and measure 2.3 linear feet. This collection documents Varian's life primarily through scattered biographical material; correspondence with family, friends, artists and art galleries; personal business records; a few writings; exhibition catalogs, news clippings, and other printed material; photographs of Varian, her friends, and artwork; and original sketches by Varian and fellow artist Peggy Bacon.

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Creators:
Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987
Dates:
1893-1973
bulk 1900-1936
Size:
4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bacopegg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of printmaker, illustrator, caricaturist, and writer Peggy Bacon measure 3.6 linear feet and date from 1893 to 1973, with the bulk of materials dating from 1900 to 1936. Much of the collection consists of family correspondence, although writings, photographs, artwork, and personal business records from Bacon's late career are also found.

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