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Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1866-01-30 - 1951-09-18

Gelett Burgess (1866-1951), American artist and author

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence, 1949-51

 Part of Collection — Box: 34, Folder: GROUP 552, F-8
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Chiefly letters and notes from Burgess to John Mayfield, along with one typescript carbon from Mayfield and one TLS to Burgess from Thomas J. Wise. With four envelopes.
Dates: 1949-51

Letter : 250 West 94th Street, New York City, to Mr. Black, 1923 Apr 19

 Part of Collection — Box: 34, Folder: GROUP 552, F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS regarding an event at which both Burgess and Black were speakers, and from which Will Rogers was absent. Burgess describes it as "that horrible and cheap affair," but compliments Black on his talk.
Dates: 1923 Apr 19

Letter : 61 Washington Square, New York, to "My dear Hiller", 1907 Feb 7

 Part of Collection — Box: 34, Folder: GROUP 552, F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS asking Hiller to let him know if he is successful at the Century Company, in which case he will not give Hiller's message to an unidentified woman because he would prefer that she not know he was there.
Dates: 1907 Feb 7

Letter : 872 Madison Ave., New York City, to "BJ" [Burges Johnson?], 1943 Jul 14

 Part of Collection — Box: 34, Folder: GROUP 552, F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS inquiring about "hypnagogic images or Eidetic Vision;" noting his new, posh address; asking for copies of his "Short Words" to give to Army officers; and mentioning Barrett Wendell.
Dates: 1943 Jul 14

Letter : 872 Madison Ave., New York, to Mary Margaret [McBride], 1946 Sep 25

 Part of Collection — Box: 34, Folder: GROUP 552, F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS informing the radio personality about a meeting of the "Wednesday Culture Club that Meets on Friday," at which Charles Wisner Barrell's infared photographs of the supposed "Ashbourne portrait" of Shakespeare would be discussed. He suggests that she interview Glen Allvine, who sent out the invitation to the meeting, originally forwarded to McBride with this letter.
Dates: 1946 Sep 25

Letter : Hotel Imperial, 32nd St. and Broadway, New York City, to Mary Margaret [McBride], 1942 May 26

 Part of Collection — Box: 34, Folder: GROUP 552, F-7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS thanking McBride for her compliments on his book, and for asking to interview him on her radio program.
Dates: 1942 May 26

Letter : Rochester, to Mrs. Muchmore, 1905 Apr 11

 Part of Collection — Box: 34, Folder: GROUP 552, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regretting that he can not give a reading at the [Favershaws?] the following week, as he will be out of town.
Dates: 1905 Apr 11

Letter : to Mr. Vallentine, 175 Warren Avenue, Boston, Ma., 1900 March 3

 Part of Collection — Box: 34, Folder: GROUP 552, F-8
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS, signed, referring to a manuscript (not included) by Mrs. Lloyd Osbourne (Katherine Durham), who had asked for Burgess's assistance in finding a literary agent. He suggests that a favorable review of the manuscript might help Vallentine secure commissions from Osbourne's husband, Samuel Lloyd Osbourne, Robert Louis Stevenson's stepson.
Dates: 1900 March 3

Letters : 175 Warren Avenue, Boston, to Mrs. Augusta W. Burrows, Hotel Vendome, Boston, 1906 Feb

 Part of Collection — Box: 34, Folder: GROUP 552, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Three ALS. The first concerns dogs; the second recommends that Burrows interview Inez Haynes Gillmore, whom Burgess describes as "a sulphite;" and the third concerns Burgess's essay "Are You a Bromide? Or, The Sulphitic Theory Expounded and Exemplified According to the Most Recent Researches into the Psychology of Boredom," which he offers to show to Burrows in its MS form. Accompanied by original envelopes.
Dates: 1906 Feb

Betsy Beinecke Shirley collection of American children's literature

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 764
Overview: Collection consists of manuscripts (correspondence and drafts of writings), illustration material (drawings in all media, photographs, book dummies, and printing blocks and plates), and publication proofs by various authors and artists including Louisa May Alcott, Alexander Anderson, Louis-Maurice Boutet de Monvel, Gelett Burgess, Harrison Cady, Palmer Cox, F. O. C. Darley, W. W. Denslow, Jo Mora, Peter Newell, and Symeon Shimin, as well as work produced for the McLoughlin Brothers publishing...
Dates: 1640-2001