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Simonson, Lee, 1888-1967



  • Existence: 1888 - 1967


Lee Simonson (1888-1967), American architect painter and stage setting designer.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence relating to his editorship of Creative Art, 1929-31, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box 6: [Barcode: 39002137170156], Folder: GROUP 97, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Nine ALS from Simonson to Albert Boni, Miss Levine, Egmont Arens, and unidentified recipients associated with Creative Art; and carbon copies of two telegrams to Simonson and two TL, carbon, to him from Boni.

Letters from Boni and two ALS to Boni from Simonson, Apr-May, 1931, discuss Simonson's resignation as editor and Boni's request that he return as a contributor.

Dates: 1929-31, n.d.

Henry McBride papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 31

The papers contain correspondence, writings, and printed ephemera about art documenting McBride's career as an art critic. Major correspondents include Mildred Aldrich, Malcolm MacAdam, Maximilian Mitzlaff, Gertrude Stein, Alfred Stieglitz, and Carl Van Vechten.

Dates: 1863-1989, bulk 1901-1962

Theatre Guild archive

Call Number: YCAL MSS 436
Abstract: The Theatre Guild Archive consists of a variety of materials that document the history of the Theatre Guild from its earliest productions in 1919 through theatre and film projects in the 1980s and 1990s. Material includes correspondence and subject files relating to individuals, organizations, productions, and projects with which the company was involved; administrative and financial records; scripts and records of stage, radio, television, and film projects; scrapbooks, press books and...
Dates: 1896-1996, bulk 1930-1965

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