Collection size: 150 items (on 2 microfilm reels)
Collection Summary: Papers reflecting Bard's work as a writer and artist, his political attitudes and activity, and his career following a heart operation in 1951. The material includes: poems, drafts and synopses of stories; essays dealing with the role of the social artist in capitalism; clippings and drafts concerning Bard's play, NINTH MONTH MIDNIGHT; letters from Herbert Kruckman, reminiscing about their Art Union and organizing activities; business correspondence, some dealing with Bard's financial situation after 1951; sketchbooks before and after 1951; clippings and catalogues.
Biographical/Historical Note: Writer and artist.
Lent for microfilming 1969 by Mrs. Aza Bard McKenzie, widow of Bard.