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Bernarda Bryson Shahn papers, 1872-2004, bulk 1904-2004

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Series 3: Notes and Writings , 1946-2001
4 Linear feet
Box 5-9

Notes and writings consist of miscellaneous notebooks concerning art-related topics, card files of art work and philosophical terms, address lists, miscellaneous lists, sound recordings of lectures by the Shahns and Gwen Knight, some in digital format, miscellaneous notes about art work and for publications, and typescripts for essays and books by Bernarda Bryson Shahn and others.
Description Container Select
Notebooks, undated
(14 folders)
5
10-23
Notebooks Concerning Images of Satan, 1951, undated
(6 folders)
5
24-29
Notebook, 1956-1964
6
1
Notebook, 1966
6
2
Notebook, 1970
6
3
Notebook, 1981
6
4
Notebook, 1984
6
5
Notebook "Dates of Painting and Other Things,", 1985
6
6
Notebook, 1987
6
7
Notebook, 1993
6
8
Notebooks Concerning Devils and Monsters, 1994
(2 folders)
6
9-10
Notebook, 1996
6
11
Notebook "Reference: Bernarda Bryson Shahn's Published Material,", 2005
(5 folders)
6
12-16
Card File of Art Work, undated
6
17
Card File of Philosophical Terms, undated
6
18
Address Lists, undated
(3 folders)
6
19-21
Miscellaneous Addresses, undated
6
22
Lists of Items Judged for University Women's Organization in Tokyo, Japan, undated
6
23
"Howard Greenfield Material,", undated
6
24
List of Captions, undated
6
25
Lists of Names of People, undated
6
26
Lecture by Ben Shahn, Skowhegan (Undated), Digital Audio Recording, 2014
0.342 Gigabytes
Six computer files
ER01
Lecture by Ben Shahn at Skowhegan (1954), Digital Audio Recording, 2014
0.713 Gigabytes
14 computer files
ER02
Lecture by Ben Shahn at Skowhegan (1955), Digital Audio Recording, 2014
1.02 Gigabytes
21 computer files
ER03
Lecture by Ben Shahn at Skowhegan (1959), Digital Audio Recording, 2014
0.855 Gigabytes
18 computer files
ER04
Lecture by Ben Shahn at Skowhegan (1964), Digital Audio Recording, 2014
1 Gigabyte
21 computer files
ER05
Lecture by Bernarda Bryson Shahn at Skowhegan (1994), Digital Audio Recording, 2014
0.519 Gigabytes
Ten computer files
ER06
Lecture by Bernarda Bryson Shahn at Skowhegan (1995), Digital Audio Recording, 2014
0.399 Gigabytes
Eight computer files
ER07
Lecture by Bernarda Bryson Shahn and Gwen Knight at Skowhegan (1996), Digital Audio Recording,, 2014
0.582 Gigabytes
11 computer files
ER08
Lecture by Bernarda Bryson Shahn at Skowhegan (1997), Digital Audio Recording, 2014
0.445 Gigabytes
Eight computer files
ER09
Notes for Book on Ben Shahn, 1956-1971, undated
(3 folders)
6
30-32
Notes and Reproductions of Art Work for Book on Ben Shahn, undated
(9 folders)
6
33-41
Notes Concerning Art Work, 1968, undated
(3 folders)
6
42-44
"Lists from Closet Walls,", 1968, undated
(3 folders)
7
1-3
Minutes of Meetings, 1968-1999
7
4
Notes Concerning Trees in Roosevelt, New Jersey, 1974-1985
(2 folders)
7
5-6
Notes Concerning Tokyo, Japan, 1980-1981
7
7
Lists of Art Work from Retrospective Exhibition at Trenton City Museum, 1988
7
8
Miscellaneous Notes about Ben Shahn by Bernarda Bryson Shahn, undated
7
9
Miscellaneous Notes on 3.5-inch Floppy Discs, 1996-1997, undated
(6 folders) (Transfer of digital content not possible)
7
10-15
Miscellaneous Notes, 1946-2001, undated
(7 folders)
7
16-22
Typescript "About Sidney,", undated
7
23
Typescript "Alfred Dreyfus and Ben Shahn,", undated
7
24
Typescript "Art and/or Consciousness,", undated
7
25
Typescript "An Artistic Incident - The News Called It,", undated
7
26
Typescript "Anecdotiques of Apollinaire,", undated
7
27
Typescript "Chaos,", undated
7
28
Typescript for Novel Flight 112, undated
7
29
Typescript "The FSA File,", undated
7
30
Manuscript for Play I and Self, undated
7
31
Typescript "Immortality of the Life of the Great Magician Cornelio Agrippa,", undated
7
32
Typescript "Legend for the Cartoon,", undated
7
33
Typescripts "A Letter to Many Friends" and "A Letter to My Italian Friends,", undated
7
34
Typescripts for Short Story "Lunch Hour,", undated
(3 folders)
7
35-37
Typescript "Notes in the Search for a Definition of Quality in Prints,", undated
7
38
Typescript "Ode to Barbara,", undated
7
39
Typescript "Of the Taller Archive of Ben Shahn's Works,", undated
7
40
Typescript "Of the Wooden Mannequin,", undated
7
41
Typescript "The Other Side of the Painting,", undated
7
42
Typescript "Passage,", undated
7
43
Typescript "Philosophy and/or Art,", undated
7
44
Typescript "Possible Sequence of Ideas,", undated
7
45
Typescript "The Problem of Artistic Creation in America Today,", undated
7
46
Typescript "The Reel-Foot Lake Snake,", undated
7
47
Typescript "The Skowhegan Idea,", undated
7
48
Typescript "What Really Happened,", undated
7
49
Typescript "The Wonderful World of Conjecture,", undated
7
50
Typescripts for Untitled Stories, undated
7
51
Poems, undated
7
52
Typescript on Communism, 1948
7
53
Typescripts on Japanese Printmaking, 1954-1959
(2 folders)
7
54-55
Typescript "Love and Joy about Letters,", 1963
7
56
Drafts for Book Ben Shahn's Drawings, undated
(20 folders)
7
57-76
Drafts for Book Ben Shahn's Drawings, undated
(24 folders)
8
1-24
Notes and Drafts for Book The Legend of Gilgamesh, 1872 - 2004
(5 folders)
8
25-29
Draft for Book Images of Satan, undated
(7 folders)
8
30-36
Notes and Drafts for Book Twenty Miracles of Saint Nicholas, 1958
(10 folders)
8
37-46
Drafts for Book about Ben Shahn by Bernarda Bryson Shahn, 1972
(7 folders)
8
47-53
Typescript "Ben Shahn: Photographs and Paintings,", 1985
8
54
Typescript for Play The Epic of Gilgamesh, 1993
8
55
Typescript for Speech, 1993
8
56
Typescript "Third Allegory,", 1994
8
57
Notes and Drafts for "The Zoo of Zeus,", 1997
8
58
Miscellaneous Typescripts, undated
8
59
Typescript "Ben Shahn: Major American Artist" by Unidentified Author, undated
8
60
Typescript "Ben Shahn" by Unidentified Author, undated
8
61
Typescript "The White Gyrfalcon" by Charlton Ogburn, Jr., undated
8
62
Typescript about Ben Shahn "Self Arte,", 1953
8
63
Typescript by Carla Appel, 1998
8
64
Typescript "Reconsidering the Hale County Record: Notes on Two Walker Evans Albums in the Library of Congress" by Beverly W. Brannan and Judith Keller, 1994
8
65
Typescript "David Stone Martin" by Carmen Capalbo, undated
8
66
Typescript by Ruth Eisenstein, undated
8
67
Typescript "Pomegranada" by H. M. Koutoukas, undated
8
68
Poem by Edward Locke, undated
8
69
Poems by Gerald Metz, 1964, undated
8
70
Typescript "Ben Shahn, Mon Ami Tres Cher,?" by Fernand Mourlot, undated
8
71
Typescript by Norman Nadel, undated
8
72
Typescript "Ben Shahn's Mural in Roosevelt, N. J." by Sarah Peskin, 1970
8
73
Typescript "Originality in Graphic Arts" by the Print Council of America, undated
8
74
Typescript of the Dreyfus Introduction, 1983
8
75
Miscellaneous Typescripts by Warren Robbins, 1987-1993
8
76
Typescript "Depression Years" by Edwin Rosskam, undated
9
1
Typescript "Not Intended for Framing" by Edwin Rosskam, undated
9
2
Typescript "Hildilid's Night" by Cheli Duran Ryan, undated
9
3
Typescript "Ben Shahn" by J. T. S., undated
9
4
Typescript "Ben Shahn and his Community" by Meredith Schor, 1992
9
5
Notes by Ben Shahn for the Mural for the Rural Rehabilitation Program, undated
9
6
Typescript "Imagination and Intention" possibly by Ben Shahn, undated
9
7
Typescript "American Painting for the Past Twenty-Five Years" by Ben Shahn, 1951
9
8
Typescript for Talk "The Aspen Papers" by Ben Shahn, 1953
9
9
Handwritten Page by Ben Shahn, 1966
9
10
Typescript by Charles Westheimer, undated
9
11
Typescript "There's Power in the Brush" by Margareet Zoutewelle, 1996
9
12
Miscellaneous Typescripts by Others, undated
9
13

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