Letter from DL Chandler to Norma Merrick Sklarek

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Written by
Chandler, D. L., American
Received by
Sklarek, Norma Merrick, American, 1926 - 2012
Subject of
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, American, founded 1861
Owned by
Sklarek, Norma Merrick, American, 1926 - 2012
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type
letters (correspondence)
Place made
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date
September 29, 1976
Description
Letter from DL Chandler to Norma Merrick Sklarek. The white paper has a black and red printed letterhead from the Department of Architecture, School of Architecture and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The letter is handwritten in blue ink and dated in the upper right corner. The letter begins [DEAR MS. SKLAREK - / I AM VERY SORRY FOR THE LONG DELAY IN RELAYING YOUR COPY TO YOU.] Chandler discusses a potential topic, “Architectural History of Black America,” for a PhD thesis and asks for permission to include research on Sklarek. Chandler also asks for information about other African American women architects to contact. The reverse is blank.
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Topic
African American
Architecture
Correspondence
Education
United States--History
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David Merrick Fairweather and Yvonne Goff
Object number
TA2018.23.3.1.11.10
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Archival Collections
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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