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Toklas, Alice B., 1877-1967

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1877-04-30 - 1967-03-07

Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967), American-born member of the Parisian avant-garde; life partner of American writer Gertrude Stein (1874-1946).

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

John Breon papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, and personal papers of John Breon concerning his World War II experiences, correspondents include Pat Carroll, Charles Cerbone, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, and Carl Van Vechten.
Dates: 1936-1984, bulk 1944-1951

Elizabeth Fuller Chapman papers and films

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 442
Overview: The papers and films document the friendships between Elizabeth Fuller Chapman (1893-1980) and several writers and artists, most notably Alice B. Toklas, Gertrude Stein and Thornton Wilder. Letters in Box 1 date from 1932-1976. Printed material in Box 1 includes theater programs, clippings on Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, and interview notes and transcripts from the filming of the 1970 documentary by Perry Miller Adato, "Gertrude Stein: When You See, Remember Me." The films in Box 2 are...
Dates: 1932-1976

Correspondence and photographs, 1949-1967

 Part of Collection — Box: 2, Folder: GROUP 27, F-8-9-10
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Correspondence includes thirty six ALS and seven APcS from Toklas to Arnold Weisberger, and three letters signed and nine letters written and signed by aids, some by Joseph Barry. With seven photographs of Toklas dating from 1949-66, six of which appeared in Weisberger's book Famous Faces. Includes six envelopes.
Dates: 1949-1967

Christopher Cox papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 264
Overview: The Christopher Cox Papers consists of the writings, correspondence files, and personal papers of the editor, author, actor, director, and producer Christopher Cox, and of his partner, the art historian William Olander.
Dates: 1927-1990, bulk 1966-1990

Mina Kirstein Curtiss papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 14
Overview: The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence.
Dates: 1917-1966 (inclusive)

Robert Bartlett Haas collection on Gertrude Stein and the Conference Press

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 833
Overview: The Robert Bartlett Haas Collection on Gertrude Stein and the Conference Press contains correspondence, drafts of writings, notes, photographs, printed material and papers relating to Getrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, and the production and distribution of Conference Press publications, including Stein's What Are Masterpieces?
Dates: 1936-1985

Bruce Kellner papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 709
Overview: The Bruce Kellner Papers consist of letters to Kellner and other papers, including two poems by Fania Marinoff, actress and wife of Carl Van Vechten, a list of Marinoff's appearances on stage and in films, and a portion of Marinoff's last will and testament. Correspondents include Donald Gallup, Carl Van Vechten, Alice B. Toklas, Donald Windham, Fania Marinoff, Donald Angus, and others.
Dates: 1929-2003, bulk 1952-2000

Letter : 5 Rue Christine VI, Paris, to "Dear" Livingston, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 2, Folder: GROUP 27, F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS describing the seasons in Paris and mentioning E. E. Cummings.
Dates: n.d.

Letter : 5 Rue Christine VI, Paris, to Mr. Hopkins, 1950 Mar 14

 Part of Collection — Box: 2, Folder: GROUP 27, F-7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS written as executor of Gertude Stein's estate giving Hopkins permission to use a paragraph by Stein "on counting" in a forthcoming book.
Dates: 1950 Mar 14

Letter : Bilignin, Par Belley, Ain, to Mrs. Perry, 1933 Oct 17

 Part of Collection — Box: 2, Folder: GROUP 27, F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS apologizing for not previously mentioning that a Russian play that Perry had been interested in had already been translated and produced in London.
Dates: 1933 Oct 17

Letter : Fourth & Wabasha, St. Paul, Minnesota, to Mrs. Mitchell, 1934 Dec 8

 Part of Collection — Box: 2, Folder: GROUP 27, F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS on behalf of Gertrude Stein and Toklas declining an invitation to dinner before a lecture by Stein at the Century Club.
Dates: 1934 Dec 8

Letters : 5 rue Christine VI, Paris, to Leonard Lyons, New York Post, 75 West Street, New York, 1947-49

 Part of Collection — Box: 2, Folder: GROUP 27, F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: 4 ALS and 1 APcS thanking Lyons for sending clippings of his articles. Letters from 1948 and 1949 concern Lyon's request for a drawing or autograph by Picasso for his collection.
Dates: 1947-49

Letters : to Virginia Knapik, 1949-57

 Part of Collection — Box: 2, Folder: GROUP 27, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Three ALS and three postcards, holograph, signed.

With two envelopes

With postcard, holograph, signed to Harold Knapik; ALS to Donald Sutherland, 1952 Aug 6; envelope to Donald Sutherland postmarked 1950 May 4; and introduction, holograph, to The Blue Dog and Other Fables for the French by Anne Bodart.
Dates: 1949-57

Letters and envelope, 1951, [1962?]

 Part of Collection — Box: 2, Folder: GROUP 27, F-11
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two autograph letters, signed, one, to Mr. Adriani and one to Roger Baker, dated 11 November 1963, with accompanying envelope, dated 14 November 1962.
Dates: 1951, [1962?]

Notes for the production of DOCTOR FAUSTUS LIGHTS THE LIGHTS.

 Part of Collection — Box: 29A/201, Folder: 81
Call Number: MSS 29, MSS 29A, Series XI, Sub-Series XXIXA/XI.A

Postcard : to John [Breon], n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 2, Folder: GROUP 27, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: One autograph postcard signed, with picture of Bilignin, sending New Year's greetings.
Dates: n.d.

Kenneth Farrand Simpson papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 92
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, political memoranda, campaign literature, and printed matter documenting Kenneth Simpson's career as chairman of the Republican County Committee in New York (1935-1940). The papers also include case and client files from Simpson's legal practice. The papers highlight Simpson's support for Fiorello LaGuardia in the 1936 New York mayoral campaign, his opposition to Thomas E. Dewey's candidacy for presidential nomination in 1940, and his own successful...
Dates: 1900-1983, bulk 1923-1941

Staying On Alone: Letters of Alice B. Toklas. New York: Liveright,, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 29A/201, Folder: 81
Call Number: MSS 29, MSS 29A, Series XI, Sub-Series XXIXA/XI.A

Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 77
Overview: The Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Collection contains manuscripts, letters, photographs, clippings, artworks, and research materials relating to the life and work of Gertrude Stein and her companion, Alice B. Toklas gathered during the years following Stein's death to supplement the Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers (YCAL MSS 76). Items from such friends and admirers as Elizabeth Fuller Chapman, Doda Conrad, Clement Hurd, Samuel Steward, and Donald Sutherland complement the...
Dates: 1901-1987

Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 76
Overview: The Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers contain manuscripts of writings, letters, clippings, photographs, artworks, and personal papers relating to the life and work of Gertrude Stein and her companion, Alice B. Toklas, and to Gertrude's brother, Leo Stein, an artist and writer. As well as holding the bulk of Stein's literary output (often described as "experimental" or "cubist" writing), the materials document Stein and Toklas' involvement with the literary and art...
Dates: 1837-1961