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Clara Mayer papersSubject Files ➔ Berenice Abbott subject file

Textual Record

Related people/organizations

Clara W. Mayer (compiler)
Berenice Abbott (addressee)


1958 – 1959

Work Type

records (documents)


Correspondence between New School dean Clara Mayer and photographer Berenice Abbott, mainly concerning a 1959 exhibition of Abbott's photographs at The New School. File predominantly consists of planning documentation for a 1959 photography exhibition held in the newly opened bridge connecting the original New School building on 66 West 12th Street and a new building on West 11th Street. The photographs by Berenice Abbott depict scientific processes. Additional documents include correspondence regarding a New School photography class taught by Abbott.


box 1, folder 1




Clara W. Mayer. Berenice Abbott subject file. 1958 – 1959. Clara Mayer papers; Subject Files. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 14 Oct 2019.

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