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"What! You Didn't Buy That! Or the Folk Art Collector - Then and Now" in Maine Antique Digest, 1978

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Identifier: IV

Scope and Contents

From the Series: This series contains essays and the correspondence related to their creation. This includes two essays written by Earnest that were to be the foreword to books about decoys, as well as several articles about American folk artists and collecting, which were published in newspapers and magazines. The series also includes an unpublished essay of Earnest’s childhood memories of a man who lived by the High Tor Mountain titled, “The Legend of Elmer Van Olden.” In addition to materials written by Earnest, there are several catalogs and magazines about decoys and decoy collectors.


  • Other: 1978

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. Access to sensitive materials may be restricted at the discretion of the American Folk Art Museum.


From the Series: 0.50 cubic feet (1 standard document case)

From the Series: 3 file(s) (1 standard file; 2 oversized files)

Language of Materials



Repository Details

Part of the American Folk Art Museum Archives Repository