No. 2.003

Creator: Nikki Pollock

Date created: 2:37 pm ET February 10, 2017

Name: found creation, burnt paper, artistic work (?)

Location: 4th floor of Mudd, Oberlin Archives, George Nelson Allen Family Papers, Series III. Correspondence of the Allen Children, Box 3

Context: Found within envelope of letters to Carrie N. Allen from her sister Alice W. Allen with corresponding note that reads, “Give Kate the burned paper.” The note is presumably transcribed by Aunt Alice for her niece Margaret who is writing to her grandmother, Caroline (Mary Ruddy Allen).  

Relevance for the future: A beautiful and mysterious work


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