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The Correspondence of Duncan Phillips, 1911 - 1969, bulk: 1920 - 1960

Identifier: 1.1.1

Scope and Contents

This series consists of correspondence between leadership at The Phillips Collection and art dealers, universities, art collectors, artists, and other notable people during Duncan Phillips's tenure as museum director.


  • 1911 - 1969
  • Majority of material found within 1920 - 1960


Conditions Governing Access

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From the Collection: 53 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


This series has been arranged alphabetically.

Processing Information

This series contains material that never left The Phillips Collection, as well as material that was sent for safe-keeping to The Archives of American Art. That material was returned to The Phillips Collection in 2015. The material in this collection was digitized in 2020-2021.

Repository Details

Part of the The Phillips Collection Archives Repository

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