Diaries: Reuben Tam's 1941-1942 Diary

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Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month by transcribing one of Reuben Tam's diaries. Landscape painter and educator Reuben Tam was born in Kapaa, Hawaii in 1916. This diary, written from 1941 to 1942, documents his time living in New York studying philosophy and art history at the New School for Social Research and Columbia University. The fully digitized Reuben Tam Papers, which contain more of Tam's diaries, are available on the Archives of American Art website.

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