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MS Am 1801.1

Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959. Bernard Berenson additional correspondence: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1801.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959.
Title: Bernard Berenson additional correspondence,
Date(s): 1950-1953.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Correspondence concerning Rumor and reflection, the war-time diary of art historian Bernard Berenson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*75M-104. Gift of Brandt & Brandt, 101 Park Avenue New York, New York 10017; received: 1971 December.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Bernard Berenson Additional Correspondence (MS Am 1801.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Berenson, an art historian and leading authority on Italian Renaissance painting, was born in Lithuania, grew up in Boston, and from 1900 lived in his Villa I Tatti, outside Florence.


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Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence between publisher, Simon and Schuster, literary agent, Brandt & Brandt, and Berenson's secretary, Nicky Mariano, concerning the publication of Berenson's war-time diary Rumor and reflection.

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