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Series 2 | A Finding Aid to the Carl Holty papers, circa 1860s-1972, bulk 1940-1967

Carl Holty papers, circa 1860s-1972, bulk 1940-1967

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Series 2: Writings, 1944-1967

Carl Holty's writings consist of a journal, articles, autobiographical writings, and unpublished manuscripts of a monograph titled
Art In America
, and an untitled novel.
Journal entries include reminiscences of artist friends and acquaintances, as well as reflections on art, art history, past experiences, routine events of daily life, plans and aspirations. Included is an incomplete, handwritten copy of Carl Holty's journal covering the periods January 1963-October 1964 and April 1966-May 1967.
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Articles, "The Way to Creativity" and "Art,", undated
1
6
Autobiographical Writings (7 mss.), undated
1
7
Book,
Art in America
Outlines, undated
1
8
Section I: "A Million People are Painting,", undated
1
9
Section I a: "Motives of the Amateur - From Without,", undated
1
10
Section I b: "Motives of the Amateur - From Within,", undated
1
11
Section III: [untitled], undated
1
12
Section IV: "An Historical Survey of American Painting and Recent Trends in Our Taste,", undated
1
13
Section V: "The Amateur and Modern Art,", undated
1
14
Section VI: "The Depression and Art in America,", undated
1
15
Section VII: "Collectors and Patrons,", undated
1
16
Section VIII: "The Commercial Triumph of Modern Art (and the influence it exerts on all painting today),", undated
1
17
Section IX: "Art Appreciation,", undated
1
18
Section X: "Teaching,", undated
1
19
Journal, 1963-1964, 1966-1967
1
20-22
Novel (untitled, unfinished), 1944
1
23

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