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Calvin Burnett papers, 1920-1979, bulk 1960s-1970s

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Series 3: Writings , 1950s-1970s
0.9 Linear feet
Boxes 1-2, OV 7

This series includes material related to Burnett's book, Objective Drawing, as well as other writing such as class notes, notecards, and poetry.
3.1: Objective Drawing Book Project, 1958-1969
This series includes a galley proof of the book, Objective Drawing, as well as correspondence, drafts, financial papers, notes, and permissions related to its production and publication.
Description Container
Correspondence and notes, 1963-1968
1
27
Correspondence and other documents, 1958-1969
1
28-29
Correspondence and notes related to promotion, sales, and expenses, 1966
1
30
Invoices and receipts, 1963-1966
1
31
Notes and drafts, 1950s-1960s
1
32
Notes for an appendix, 1960s
1
33
Notes labeled "Add & re do", 1960s
1
34
Notes labeled "Hold revisions", 1960s
1
35
Quotations and outline, 1960s
2
1
Letters and forms seeking permission to reproduce illustrations, 1964-1965
2
2
Permissions granted to reproduce illustrations, 1965
2
3
Permissions obtained for a fee to reproduce illustrations, 1965-1966
2
4
Permissions not used in the book, 1965-1967
2
5
Objective Drawing galley proof, 1966
OV 7
3.2: Other Writings, 1948-1970s
Other writings include class notes and assignments, notecards with research and bibliographic notes, and poetry. Researchers should note that additional class notes and assignments can be found in the teaching and education subseries of Series 4.
Description Container
Paper, A proper relationship between extracurricular art activities and the curriculum is essential to the total education of the art school teacher education student, 1951
1
6
Class notes, assignments, and exercises, 1967-1968
2
7
Paper, Development and management of an audiovisual center at the Massachusetts College of Art, 1967
2
8
Paper, New facilities for instrumental and perspective drawing at the college level, 1968
2
9
School reports and assignments, 1967-1969
2
10-11
Notecards: Black art history notes, 1960s-1970s
2
12
Notecards: Black studies bibliography, 1962-1972
2
13
Notecards: Creative bibliography, 1950s-1970s
2
14
Notecards: General etching notes from books, miscellaneous papers, 1963-1966
2
15
Notecards: Miscellaneous notes, 1962-1967
2
16
Notecards: Notes on plates, stones, and wood, 1960s
2
17-18
Notecards: Own stones at Lockwood's, 1962-1966
2
19
Notecards: Own stones test stones, 1962-1965
2
20
Notecards: Printmaking bibliography, 1962-1965
2
21
Notecards: Untitled bibliography, 1950s-1970s
2
22-24
Notecards: Untitled notecards, 1961-1966
2
25
Notecards: Untitled notes, includes publisher addresses, undated
2
26
Assorted notes and poetry, 1948-1954
2
27
Notebook, undated
2
28

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