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Guide to the David Park Correspondence with Howard and Dorothy Baker, 1937-1952
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Series 1: Park (David) & Park (Lydia) correspondence with Howard Baker and Dorothy Baker (his wife)

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ALS to Howard Baker, 3 pp, 1937

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TLS to Howard Baker, 2pp, undated

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TLS to Howard Baker, undated, 1 l/2pp. Berkeley.

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ALS (to Dorothy) April 11, 1944

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TLS, 1 p, Oct 23, 1947. Berkeley. From Deedie (Lydia Park).

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TL, 1/2 pp retained or unsent or draft of letter to Park from Dorothy Baker about her projected novel.

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Nov 8, 1947. 9 negatives sent to the Bakers.

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TLS to the Bakers, Aug 1 , 1951, Berkeley.

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APC, Oct 19, 1951

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APC, Oct 25, 1951

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TLS, undated (Thursday) to Dorothy Baker from David Park who signs with a typed x and a small ink profolder drawing.

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TLS to the Bakers, July 30, 1952 from Mrs. Park (Deedie). 2pp.

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Undated TLS (in type with a d & a squiggle drawing) 1 p.

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Undated TLS, 1p. To Bertrand & Mildred Bronson with holograph addenda, signed in type (d) with squiggle drawing. The Bronson/Baker/Park friendship alliance was very strong.

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Undated, unsigned AL in pencil from Park to Dorothy Baker.

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ALS, 3 pp, to Dorothy Baker ("dearly beloved") signed "D." With list of jazz songs, holograph, 1p. This would be a very early letter.

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Undated TLS (Deedie) from Mrs Park (page one missing), early about Diebenkom, Park, painting etc. Early.

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4 pp (last page missing ?) to the Bakers, Berkeley, Aug 21. Pencil.

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AL to Howard, with Park (?) pencil to line note, from Mildred Bronson, 2pp undated.

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TLS 1 p, from David Park, undated (The Sabbath)

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TLS from Mrs. Park, Jan 18, 1957 to the Bakers.

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ALS, 4 pp from Deedie Park (?). Aug 3, 1953. Berekeley.

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ALS, 2 pp from Deedie Park to Dorothy Baker, Jan 31. Her response to Baker's novel CASSANDRA (etc).

 

Series 2: Printed matter and Parkiana

Folder 2

SF Art Association Bulletin Bulletin 12:8 (August 1946). Early Park exhibition announced.

Folder 2

7 negatives of Park paintings (Dorothy Baker possession)

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Engraved announcement, marriage of Park's daughter.

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Whitney Museum of American Art TLS (1988) to Baker

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two 1989 TLS to Baker & retained copy (Xerox) long TLS to Richard Armstrong at Whitney from Howard Baker, 1989.

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2 TLS from Henger about Park retrospective, to the Bakers.

 

Series 3: "David Park": Memoir by Howard Baker

Folder 3

Original heavily corrected typescript, 3 1/2 pp.

Folder 3

Three page memoir, TS (Xeroxed).

Folder 3

Park exhibition catalogue, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, NYC (1987)