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Charles Green Shaw papers, 1833-1979, bulk 1909-1974

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Series 9: Photographs , 1885-circa 1970
(Boxes 42-46, OV 50; 3.45 linear ft.; reel 75)

Photographs are of artwork, people, places and miscellaneous subjects. Artwork pictured is mainly by Shaw, but there are also photographs of work by other artists as well as views of various exhibition installations. Photographs of places primarily taken by Shaw on his travels to Europe and around New York and Boston. Earlier views of Algeria and Tunis are in albums that belonged to his uncle, Frank D. Shaw. Among the miscellaneous subjects are boats and items in Shaw's collections of tinsel prints and tobacco figures. This series also contains negatives and slides.
Photographs taken by Shaw to illustrate his writings about Boston, London, New York and Paris appear with some of those manuscripts in Series 3.
The series is arranged as 5 subseries by subject, and chronlogically thereafter.
  • 9.1: Artwork, 1930s-1967
  • 9.2: People, 1885-circa 1970
  • 9.3: Places, 1888-1930s
  • 9.4: Miscellaneous Subjects, circa 1920s-circa 1960s
  • 9.5: Negatives and Slides, circa 1920s-circa 1970
9.1: Artwork, 1930s-1967
Description Container
By Shaw
Paintings, 1934-1966, undated
(see reel 75: 864-1033)
42
7
Paintings, Drawings, Collages, 1930s-1970, undated
42
8-14
Portraits (including self portraits), 1935, undated
42
15
By Other Artists
Paintings and Drawings, undated
42
16
Sculpture, undated
42
17
Sculpture, Greek and Roman, undated
(disbound album)
42
18-19
Exhibition Installations
Abstract American Artists First Exhibition, Squibb Building, New York City, 1936
42
20
"Living with Famous Paintings," American Institute of Decorators, Los Angeles, California (Shaw not represented), 1961
42
21
"Painting in the United States," Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1945
42
22
Shaw Solo Exhibition, Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York City, 1963
42
23
Shaw Solo Exhibition, Century Association, New York City, 1967
42
24
Shaw Solo Exhibitions, Unidentified Locations, 1960s
42
25
Shaw Paintings and Fashion Mannequins in Bergdorf Goodman Windows, New York City, undated
42
26
Tinsel Prints, Addison Gallery, Andover, Mass. (many loaned from Shaw's collection), 1947
42
27
9.2: People, 1885-circa 1970
Description Container
Beebe, William, undated
42
28
Brown, Margaret Wise, undated
42
29
Carroll, Jane, circa 1922
42
30
Gershwin, George, 1925
42
31
Guinan, "Texas" (Mary Louise Cecilia), undated
42
32
Lewis, Sinclair, undated
42
33
Loos, Anita, circa 1925
42
34
Luks, George (Arnold Genthe, photographer), undated
42
35
Mencken, H. L., undated
42
36
Nathan, George Jean, undated
42
37
Oelrichs, Hermann, undated
42
38
Rickard, Tex, 1925, undated
42
39
Shaw, Charles Green, 1912-1950s
42
40-44
Shaw, Charles Green, 1960s-circa 1970
43
1-2
Shaw, Charles Green with Others, 1911-1960s
(see Box 46 and OV 50 for Shaw with Yale Classmates)
43
3-7
Shaw, Charles Green (father), 1885, undated
43
8
Shaw Family (Frank D., uncle, and Charles Green Shaw, father, with Sallie Carr Shaw, their mother), 1881
43
9
Shaw, Frank D. (uncle) and Sallie Carr (grandmother), circa 1902
(see Box 46 for Sallie Carr Shaw)
43
10
Strange, Michael, undated
43
11
Taylor, Deems, undated
43
12
Tunney, Gene (Edward Steichen, photographer), circa 1926
43
13
Unidentified Groups, 1910s
43
14
Unidentified Individuals (possibly relatives), circa 1900, undated
(see also: Shaw Family and Box 46)
43
15
Unidentified Individuals (Alden, Billie, Monty), 1920s, undated
43
16
Unidentified Individuals, undated
43
17
Shaw, Charles Green with Others (Yale classmates), 1914, undated
(see also Box 43 and OV 50)
46
12
Shaw, Sallie Carr (grandmother), 1880s
(see also Box 43)
46
13
Unidentified Individuals (possibly relatives), undated
(see also Box 43)
46
14
Charles Green Shaw with Others (Yale classmates), 1914
(see also Boxes 43, 46)
OV 50
9.3: Places, 1888-1930s
Travel pictures are unsorted and unidentified and include pictures of Boston, London, New York and Paris. Many of the photographs of Tunisia (belonging to Frank D. Shaw, uncle) are hand colored.
Description Container
Algeria (album; owned by Frank D. Shaw, uncle), 1888-1889
43
18
Boston, 1930s, undated
43
19
Copenhagen, 1930s
43
20
London, undated
43
21
London, 1930s
(5 albums)
43
22-26
New York City, undated
43
27-28
Paris; London (album), 1930s
43
29
Paris, undated
43
30
Paris (albums), 1930s, undated
43
31
Paris, 1930s, undated
(3 albums)
44
1-3
Scandinavia; Germany; England (album), 1930s
44
4
Shaw Home, Interior Views, undated
44
5
Stockholm, 1930s
44
6
Travel Pictures, undated
44
7-9
Travel Pictures, 1930s
(1 3 x 5 card file)
44
10
Tunisia, circa 1920
(disbound album)
44
11
9.4: Miscellaneous Subjects, circa 1920s-circa 1970s
Description Container
Boats, 1926, undated
44
12
English Coins, undated
44
13
Figurines, undated
44
14
Shaw Collection of Broadsides, undated
44
15
Shaw Collection of Playing Cards, undated
44
16
Shaw Collection of Tinsel Prints, undated
44
17
Shaw Collection of Tobacco Figures, undated
44
18
Window Display Featuring New York -- Oddly Enough by Shaw, circa 1938
44
19
9.5: Negatives and Slides, circa 1920s-circa 1970s
This subseries includes colored slides, black and white negatives and black and white lantern slides. Travel pictures are unsorted and unidentified.
Description Container
Artwork
By Shaw, undated
45
1-5
By Shaw, 1960-1964, undated
45
6
By Shaw, undated
45
7
By Other Artists, undated
45
8
People, Shaw, Charles Green, undated
45
9
Places, Travel Pictures, undated
45
10
Miscellaneous Subjects
Figurines, undated
45
11
Shaw Collection of Tinsel Prints, undated
45
12
Shaw Collection of Tobacco Figures, undated
45
13

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