Lot 203 of 350:
Booklets, letters & ephemera by Merle Armitage  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,080
$500 - $800

Archive of letters, ephemera, programs, small printings, periodicals, and other items by or relating to Merle Armitage


Various places


Various dates


Housed in three archival file boxes, each measuring 26x39.5x13.5 cm (10¼x15½x5¼").

Approximately 120 items in all, including 23 letters from Merle Armitage to various correspondents, 1935-1972; programs for productions associated with Merle Armitage, including several programs for Porgy & Bess; small magazines with articles by or about Armitage; fliers and programs for dance performances; publications of the American Institute of Graphic Arts; booklets and brochures on artists by Armitage; printed tributes to Armitage, etc. A significant archive.

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Very good condition.

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