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Series 1: Art Diaries, 1938-2010

This series contains Dorothy Arnold's art journals. The journals from 1938-1957 are in diary format with no artwork. Arnold's 1958 journal is the first journal with artwork. Later journals, from 2000-2010, contain photographs of Arnold's artwork, exhibitions, family, and friends. There are also photographs that document her travels.


  • 1938-2010

Access to Collection

This collection is open to research.


From the Collection: 9.9 Linear Feet

From the Collection: 11 Cubic Feet

From the Collection: 15 boxes (Oversize)

From the Collection: 160 Items

Organization of Series

153 art journals organized chronologically. Oversized material is separated and arranged chronologically by box.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge Room, Cambridge Public Library Archives and Special Collections Repository

Cambridge Public Library
449 Broadway
Cambridge MA 02138 USA