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2.1: Writings , 1933-1967

Subseries consists of manuscripts, typescripts, notes, notecards and clippings of Aline Saarinen's writings. Her writings include: articles on art and architecture for The New York Times and other publications, including a manuscript of her article on Eero Saarinen with his annotations in the margins and her notebook from her interview with him; samples of her early art criticism and early writings, including some short stories and college essays; lectures and speeches on art, architecture and related topics, including ones on Eero Saarinen, art collectors and collecting, modern art, culture and visual arts, and writing biography; scripts for television shows; notes on project ideas and plans developed and presumably shared with her literary agent, Bernice Cozzens; and other creative writing such as fiction, a play, and poems (some of which may have been written by her and others of which may have been transcribed by her) and personal writing such as a piece on the suicide of woman she knew in passing, Ruth Gornick.
Writings are arranged alphabetically by type.
Description Container
Article for Harper's Magazine, "Uncle Sam as an Art Expert,", 1954
4
15
Articles on Architecture, undated
4
16
Articles on Architecture - Clippings, 1950, 1954
4
17
Article on Art, undated
4
18
Articles on Art - Clippings, 1949-1963
(2 folders)
4
19-20
Articles on Art for McCall's, 1967
4
21
Article on Eero Saarinen, 1953
4
22
Article on Eero Saarinen - Notebook, 1953
4
23
Articles and Stories, Miscellaneous, undated
4
24
Articles, Miscellaneous - Clippings, 1947, 1949
4
25
Early Art Criticism - Clippings, 1934
4
26
Early Writings, 1933-1935
(3 folders)
4
27-29
Fiction, Miscellaneous, undated
(3 folders)
5
1-3
Lecture, "Art Collecting in America", circa 1950s
5
4
Lecture on "Style", Vassar College, 1966
5
5
Lectures and Speeches, 1950s-1960s
5
6
Lectures and Speeches, Notecards, 1950s-1960s
(12 folders)
5
7-18
Play, "The Correct Collections", 1952
5
19
Poetry (by Aline Saarinen and others?), 1962
5
20
Project Ideas and Plans, 1950s
5
21
Television Script, "The American Image" (written by Aline Saarinen and John Lord), undated
(Not scanned)
5
22
Television Script, "Venus in Venice", 1964
(Not scanned)
5
23
Television Scripts, Miscellaneous, 1960s
(3 folders; not scanned)
5
24-26
Writing on Ruth Gornick's Suicide, 1959
5
27

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