Wheeler, Monroe, 1899-1988
- Existence: 1899-02-13 - 1988-08-14
Monroe Wheeler (1899-1988), American publisher and museum coordinator.
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Jared French papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 732
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other materials documenting the life and career of painter Jared French and a circle of friends and collaborators. Correspondence with individuals and cultural institutions, chiefly museums and galleries, document French's personal and professional affairs, with significant representation from members of the literary and artistic and gay male communities in New York during the middle decades of the twentieth century. In addition to large...
Harrison of Paris records
Call Number: YCAL MSS 148
Overview: The Harrison of Paris records document the output of the short-lived fine press and include drafts of texts, setting copy, correspondence, advertisements, catalogs, and clippings. The records described here were culled from the papers of Monroe Wheeler, co-founder of the press. These are presumed to be the most complete group of records with direct provenance from the original press.
Dates: 1930-1979, bulk 1930-1934
Eardley Knollys papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 205
Scope and Contents: The Eardley Knollys papers contains correspondence, writings, personal and family papers, photographs, and business papers relating to Eardley Knollys and Storran Gallery. Material documents Knollys's relationships with writers, artists, poets, playwrights, and art critics.
George Platt Lynes diaries and memorabilia
Call Number: YCAL MSS 147
Overview: The George Platt Lynes diaries consist of diaries and datebooks which record his activities and thoughts, starting with a journal of Lynes' first trip to Europe in 1925 and ending with entries in a pocket datebook just weeks before his death in 1955. Though his early and later years are well documented, there are no diaries for the years 1931-1941. Accompanying the diaries are a few odd pieces of personal memorabilia, including a notebook of dinners given during the early 1940s and printed...
Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler collection of Marianne Moore
Call Number: YCAL MSS 152
Overview: The collection contains miscellaneous manuscript items, notes, and ephemera related to Moore which were found among the Wescott and Wheeler papers.
Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler collection of Katherine Anne Porter
Call Number: YCAL MSS 153
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, manuscript items, notes, and ephemera related to Porter which were found among the Wescott and Wheeler papers.
Bernardine Szold-Fritz correspondence
Call Number: YCAL MSS 544
Overview: The collection contains correspondence to Bernardine Szold-Fritz from well-known cultural figures from the 20th century.
Dates: circa 1917-1973
Glenway Wescott papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 134
Overview: The Glenway Wescott Papers consist of correspondence, journals, notebooks, manuscripts, personal and financial papers, research files,photographs, graphic items, clippings, objects, and audiotapes. The material documents Wescott's life, work, and personal relationships with many noted artists, writers, and performers of the 20th century including his long-time companion, Monroe Wheeler, many of whose papers are included here.Series I, Correspondence, consists of six subseries:...
Monroe Wheeler papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 136
Overview: The Monroe Wheeler Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts,personal and financial papers, photographs, graphic items, clippings, and objects which document Wheeler's life and work, principally at the Museum of Modern Art.Series I, Correspondence, contains letters found in Monroe Wheeler's archive following the processing of the Glenway Wescott Papers (YCAL MSS 134), which holds the majority of letters to and from Wheeler. Series II. Writings, gathers together material from different...