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Altagor papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1466
Overview: The Altagor Papers, which span from 1930-2009, contain correspondence, personal papers, writings, artwork, printed material, objects, records, audio tapes, and other papers by or relating to the artist Altagor, also known as Andre Vernier.
Dates: 1930-2009, undated

Jean Louis Berlandier papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-300
Overview: The papers consist of diaries and accounts written or collected by Jean Louis Berlandier, including works by Rafael Chovell, Manuel de Mier y Teran, José Francisco Ruiz, Stephen F. Austin, Juan Pedro Walker and others. The papers include maps, letters, diaries, histories, and government documents containing geographical, ethnographic, and historical information about the Mexican Republic, particularly the region between the Sabine River and Sierra Madre, with extensive coverage of the areas...
Dates: 1745-1860, bulk 1815-1850

Henri Chopin papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 868
Overview: The Henri Chopin Papers document the work and life of French avant-garde poet and musician Henri Chopin. The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, subject files, writings relating to various publications, artwork, writings of others, photographs, audiovisual materials, and posters spanning the years 1948 to 2009.
Dates: 1948-2009, bulk 1960-2007

Katherine S. Dreier papers / Société Anonyme archive

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 101
Overview: The Katherine S. Dreier portion of the collection contains correspondence between Dreier and artists and friends (including Constantin Alajalov, David Burli︠u︡k, Marcel Duchamp, Wassily Kandinsky, Man Ray, and Ted Shawn); and art-related organizations (including the Arts Club of Chicago, the Brooklyn Museum, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art).There is some correspondence regarding art purchases and the packaging and shipping of art, such as that with...
Dates: 1818-1952, bulk 1920-1951

Chester Himes papers

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 42
Overview: The Chester Himes Papers consist of original manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and artwork that document his long career as a writer. The manuscripts offer insight into Himes's creative process and many of them also represent the original versions and original titles for works that were later altered for publication. The bulk of the correspondence reveals Himes's relationship with the publishers and editors of his books and also offers a glimpse into the author's thoughts on his own...
Dates: 1936-1980

Frederick R. Koch collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 601
Overview: The Frederick R. Koch Collection consists of musical, literary, and historical materials collected by Frederick R. Koch, principally through purchases at public auctions, 1979-1986. Including individual items, concentrations of related materials, and several extensive archives, the collection is a broad and deep resource for study of the lives and works of a range of composers, authors, and other historical figures.Most materials are music manuscripts, literary manuscripts, drawings, and...
Dates: 1640-1983

Piet Mondrian papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1102
Overview: The collection consists of the writings and personal papers of Piet Mondrian, in addition to writings about him and the DeStijl movement. Most of Mondrian's writings were arranged and annotated by Harry Holtzman and Martin S. James for their volume The New Art, the New Life: the Complete Writings of Piet Mondrian (Boston: G. K. Hall, 1986). Some of the writings also were annotated by Mondrian's colleagues Michel Seuphor and Georges Vantongerloo. Personal papers include items such as Mondrian's...
Dates: 1881-1945

Ron Padgett papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 721
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Ron Padgett in the course of his work as a poet, translator, and editor. Material includes extensive correspondence with other poets and writers; manuscripts for Padgett's books of poetry and prose, as well as some juvenilia and early writings; manuscripts for Padgett’s English translations of works by French-language poets including Guillaume Apollinaire, Blaise Cendrars, Valery Larbaud, Paul Morand, and Pierre Reverdy; manuscripts...
Dates: 1922-2019

Maurice Sand Papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1463
Overview: The Maurice Sand papers contains family and professional correspondence, publishing contracts, writings, drawings, posters, and other material by or about the nineteenth-century author, illustrator, and puppeteer. The collection offers substantial documentation of Sand's theatrical work from the late 1840s to the 1880s; included are holograph scripts, scenarios, or posters for over forty puppet plays created by Sand. The collection also includes three novel drafts, a set of playing cards issued...
Dates: 1833-1995, bulk 1848-1889

Kurt Seligmann papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 827
Overview: The Kurt Seligmann Papers consist of correspondence, personal papers, photographs, and artwork documenting his personal life and artwork. The papers provide insight into Seligmann's work as a surrealist painter and engraver and his circle of friends, many of whom were artists and writers. Correspondents include Nicolas Calas, Alexander Calder, Pierre Courthion, Enrico Donati, Jean Dubuffet, Charles Duits, Georges Duthuit, George W. Federoff, Fernand Léger, Pierre Mabille, Robert Motherwell,...
Dates: 1883-1991

Betsy Beinecke Shirley collection of American children's literature

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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

Francis Steegmuller collection of Jacques Villon

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Call Number: GEN MSS 388
Overview: Collection contains letters by Louis Carré, Marcel Duchamp,Walter Pach, Gaby Villon, Jacques Villon, and others to Francis Steegmuller and his wife, Beatrice Stein Steegmuller, generally concerning Jacques Villon. Also included is a typescript about Villon by Lionello Venturi, several photographs of Jacques and Gaby Villon and others, and drawings done by Beatrice Stein when she was a student of Villon.
Dates: 1927-1968

Saul Steinberg papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1053
Overview: The Saul Steinberg Papers consist of correspondence, artwork, professional papers, personal papers, photographs, published artwork, clippings, collected and source material, realia, financial papers, and audio-visual material documenting artist Saul Steinberg’s professional and personal activities.
Dates: 1417-2001, bulk 1931-1999

Peter A. Wick Collection of J. J. Grandville

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1301
Overview: A collection of sketches and prints by French artist J. J. Grandville.
Dates: 1827-1846