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Select Correspondence with Anthony Caro, 1984-2011
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Correspondence, dating from 2000 to 2011, between the art historian Charles W. Millard and British sculptor Sir Anthony Caro (1924-2013). In their letters, the two men philosophize about and critique art on a broad scale: sculpture, painting, opera, the theater, European vs. American art, etc. They also discuss Caro's current work and exhibitions; their cultural and social activities; and philosophize about life in general, specifically aging.
The collection also includes a few letters dating from 1984 to 2000, between Anthony Caro and the Very Reverend Peter R. Baelz (1923-2000), who had collaborated with Caro on The Last Judgement: Sculpture by Anthony Caro (Museum Würth-Verlag Paul Swiridoff, Künzelsau, 1999).
Additional correspondence from Anthony Caro can be found under General Correspondence.
- Custodial History
Material in the Select Correspondence with Anthony Caro file group was held by The Hudson Review before being donated to Princeton University Library.
No materials were removed from the collection during 2015 or 2018 processing beyond routine appraisal practices.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Faith Charlton in May 2015. Finding aid written by Faith Charlton in May 2015.
Additional materials were processed by Sara Rogers in July 2018. Finding aid updated by Sara Rogers in July 2018.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
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- Credit this material:
Select Correspondence with Anthony Caro; Charles W. Millard Correspondence, C1504, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1