University of New England - Innovation for a Healthier Planet

Deborah Dalfonso collection, 1988-2008

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Collection Scope and Content

The five folders in this collection include Dalfonso’s obituary, fourteen articles for Down East, a sample of other magazine articles, and mock-ups of her two books: Sister (about the life of interior decorator Sister Parish), and Christina Olsen (on the woman featured in Andrew Wyeth’s “Christina’s World”).

Biographical/Historical Note

Deborah Dalfonso was born in 1950. Her work appeared in Down East, Yankee, Smithsonian Magazine and others. She also co-authored two books and ran workshops for the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance. She died in 2008.