Norton Simon’s letter to the Pasadena Art Museum, 1974

April 22, 1974: “Gentlemen: This is to set out the various discussions and understandings between representatives of The Norton Simon Foundation and the Norton Simon, Inc. Museum of Art, and Messrs. Alfred Esberg, Gifford Phillips, Robert Rowan and Coleman Morton of the Pasadena Museum. I personally look forward with great pleasure and anticipation to a joining of our various collections. I have great faith in the possibilities.” (excerpt)