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Douglas Cooper papers, 1900-1985, bulk 1933-1985

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INVENTORY OF THE DOUGLAS COOPER PAPERS, 1900-1985, bulk 1933-1985

Title: Douglas Cooper papers
Dates: 1900-1985, bulk 1933-1985
Number: 860161
Creator/Collector: Cooper, Douglas, 1911-1984
Extent: 37.5 linear feet (94 boxes)
Abstract: This collection chronicles Douglas Cooper's long career as critic, curator, and collector, as well his wide circle of associations within the art world. Limited to his professional life, it encompasses his curatorship of the Mayor Gallery (London), his investigation of art stolen by Nazis, and his penchant for controversy. It includes correspondence, manuscripts, printed matter, photographs, clippings, audiovisual materials, and a variety of other media.
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Language: Collection material is in English
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
Author: Finding aid prepared by Annette Leddy.


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