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    A Marilyn Monroe-Received Group of Correspondence, 1950s-1960s. Seven pieces total including (in chronological order): 1) a note on lined paper, handwritten in black fountain pen ink, not dated but circa 1957, to "Pumpkin" from Jack Cole [noted Hollywood choreographer who worked with MM on many of her films] about a role he thought Monroe should accept, reading in part "..the girl (is) a very strong / character - who fought back, / in her own funny way, for a / sense of belonging.../and I think / you understand the girl even / more fully than I do;" 2) a Western Union telegram, dated "1957 Jun 26," to MM from Richard Ney, asking her to be in a musical play; 3) a note typed on personalized letterhead, dated "March 25, 1958," to MM from Jon Whitcomb [prolific American illustrator], reading in part "...you'd said -- that as a youngster, you'd wanted to look like a girl in a Jon Whitcomb painting. I think you do...My imagination must have projected into the future -- to you -- when my style was developing;" 4) a Western Union telegram, dated "1960 Jan 2," to MM from Earl Wilson [Hollywood gossip columnist] asking for MM's participation in an United Cerebral Palsy Telethon; 5) a note on lined paper, handwritten in black fountain pen ink, not dated but circa 1960, to "Lamb-chop" from Jack Cole, regarding how he can work with MM "the last week in / April" [likely on "Let's Make Love"]; 6) a note typed on business letterhead, dated "Wednesday 25 April 1962," to MM from John Moore of Talmack, Incorporated regarding fabric for a sofa that designer Norman Norell was upholstering for her; and 7) a note typed on business letterhead, dated "Thursday 26 April 1962," to MM also from John Moore regarding another invoice for the above-noted couch.
    11" x 8 1/2" and smaller


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    December, 2011
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