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Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven papers


Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven papers
Freytag-Loringhoven, Elsa von
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4 linear feet
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Collection Area:
Literature and Rare Books
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (1874-1927) was an avant-garde artist and poet associated with Djuna Barnes and the Dada movement. Her papers consist of correspondence, poetry, and biographical and autobiographical notes and manuscripts documenting her life and literary career. Among the significant correspondents are Djuna Barnes, Peggy Guggenheim, and Berenice Abbott.

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Microfilm of Series I-III available for loan at a qualified institution. A researcher or qualified borrowing institution may initiate a loan request by contacting the Curator of Literary Manuscripts.


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