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Modernism (Art)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Dial/Scofield Thayer papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 34
Overview: The papers document the life and activities of Scofield Thayer and the history of Dial Magazine under his ownership. They include the surviving Dial office files, with correspondence by Alyse Gregory, Marianne Moore, Gilbert Seldes, Kenneth Burke, and J. Sibley Watson; manuscripts, typescripts and corrected galleys of submissions to the magazine by authors including Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, George Santayana, William Butler Yeats, and Glenway Wescott; and advertising material....
Dates: 1879-1982, bulk 1920-1925

Charles Henri Ford papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 32
Overview: The Charles Henri Ford Papers contain correspondence, writings, and artwork that document Ford's activities as an author and journal editor,with the bulk of the material dating from 1928 to 2002. Much of the material acquired before 1982 relates to the journals Blues and View, while the 2004 acquisition includes documentation of broader range of Ford's activities.
Dates: 1918-2003, bulk 1928-2002

Peter J. Gay papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 2034
Overview: The papers document the research, writings, teaching, and personal life of cultural historian Peter J. Gay. The papers consist of research and teaching files, writings, correspondence, photographs and slides, and personal papers. An extensive part of his research files is the work he completed on Sigmund Freud while writing Sigmund Freud: A Life for Our Time (1998). Gay's writing files contain more of his later articles, book manuscripts, and lectures than his earlier...
Dates: 1845-2015

Marsden Hartley collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 578
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, photographs, and other materials documenting the personal and professional affairs of Modernist-era painter Marsden Hartley. Writings contain notes and drafts, autograph and typescript, for numerous writings, chiefly essays. Correspondence is spread out over the many groupings in the collection and features large files of outgoing letters to Norma Berger, Hartley's niece, Carl Sprinchorn, and Adelaide S. Kuntz, as well as incoming letters...
Dates: 1885-1978

Sheri Martinelli papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 868
Overview: Correspondence, writings, artwork and objects, printed material, and sound recordings documenting the life and creative work of Sheri Martinelli and associated figures, including Ezra Pound. The correspondence includes Martinelli's letters with Pound, the poet H. D., and Charles Bukowski, as well as many other literary and artistic figures. The writings include selections of Pound's manuscript material from the Cantos, as well as Martinelli's extensive notes and notebooks. Paintings, sketches,...
Dates: 1905-1999

Henry McBride papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 31
Overview: 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

Sara and Gerald Murphy papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 468
Overview: The collection consists of the personal and family papers of Gerald and Sara Murphy, including material created and accumulated by Gerald and Sara, their children Baoth, Patrick, and Honoria, and the Wiborg family. The collection documents the Murphy's unconventional and artistic lifestyle and their role in the American expatriate community in Paris and Antibes, France during the 1920s and early 1930s, as well as their personal connections with artists and writers of the Modernist period. Also...
Dates: 1854-2005

Ezra Pound Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 43
Overview: The Ezra Pound Papers document the literary career and political interests of Ezra Pound. Major correspondents include Richard Aldington, George Antheil, William Bird, T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, James Laughlin, Wyndham Lewis, Marianne Moore, Odon Por, and Henry Swabey. The collection contains manuscripts of many of Pound's works, including the Cantos, Guide to Kulchur, and scripts of Pound's wartime radio broadcasts.
Dates: 1868-1976

Preliminary prospectus for the Cabaret Theatre Club, 1912 April

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 50
Scope and Contents: Text of the prospectus:"Preliminary prospectus. The 'Cabaret Theatre Club' is now being permanently established. At 3, Heddon Street, Regent Street, London W., premises have been taken. The decoration will be entirely and exclusively the work of leading young British artists. ... From 9 o'clock to 11.30 a varied, programme, with the tendency of a return of art to intuition and simplicity, will be given. On one hand such art as we owe to the...
Dates: 1912 April

Kurt Seligmann papers

 Collection
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

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

Leo Stein Collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 78
Overview: The Leo Stein Collection contains manuscripts of writings by Stein, letters from such persons as: Bernard Berenson, Mabel Dodge Luhan and Maurice Sterne, personal papers, photographs, and artworks (mainly by Stein), which document the life of Leo Stein, an artist and writer.
Many letters to Leo Stein for the period before 1913 can be found in the Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers, YCAL MSS 76, also owned by the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Dates: 1892-1950