Begins attending Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
Visits New York City, where she meets with Dadaists Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray, as well as writers Djuna Barnes, Malcolm Cowley, and Sadikichi Hartmann.
Arrives in Paris, France.
Arrives in Berlin, Germany.
Acquires Eugene Atget's (1857-1927) prints and negatives to promote his oeuvre. Later Abbott organizes publications of Atget's photographs, whose archive is purchased by the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1968.
Returns to New York City and opens a portrait studio.
Teaches photography at the New School for Social Research, New York.
Purchases a roadside inn in Blanchard, Maine, which eventually becomes her new home, after she leaves her Commerce Street studio in New York City.