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

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Series 8: Scrapbooks , 1945-1978
30 Folders
Box 11, 13, OV 15

Scrapbooks 1-4 contain letters including one from Dag Hammaarskjold, notes, printed material, and photographs documenting the creation of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial for which Jonathan Shahn created the large portrait bust. Scrapbooks 5-7 contain notes, reproductions of art work, and photographs of images of the devil for a book by Bernarda Bryson Shahn . Scrapbook 8 contains obituaries for Ben Shahn, assembled by Zackary Gitlin.
Description Container Select
Scrapbook 1 for the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, 1945-1961, undated
(3 folders)
11
24-26
Scrapbook 2 for the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, 1961
(5 folders; Oversized Material Housed in Box 13)
11
27-31
Scrapbook 3 for the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, 1961
(3 folders)
11
32-34
Scrapbook 4 for the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, 1961-1962
(6 folders; Oversized Material Housed in Box 13 and OV 15)
11
35-40
Scrapbook 5: "Images of the Devil,", undated
(3 folders)
11
41-43
Scrapbook 6: "Images of the Devil,", 1978, undated
(4 folders)
11
44-47
Scrapbook 7: "Images of the Devil,", 1978, undated
(5 folders)
11
48-52
Two Oversized Drawings and a Blue Print of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial from Scrapbook 2, 1961,
(from Box 11, Folder 28)
13
2
Oversized Accountant's Report for the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial from Scrapbook 4, 1962,
(from Box 11, Folder 37)
13
3
Oversized Blue Print of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial from Scrapbook 4, 1962,
(from Box 11, Folder 38)
13
3
Oversized Scrapbook 8: Ben Shahn Obituaries Assembled by Zackary Gitlin, 1969
13
4
Four Oversized Blue Prints of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial from Scrapbook 4, 1961,
(from Box 11, Folder 38)
OV 15

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