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Edward Gay and Gay family papers, 1852-1983

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Series 2: Duncan Gay Papers , 1870-1983
0.5 Linear feet
Boxes 1-2

Papers of Duncan Gay include biographical materials, a letter from Louis C. Tiffany, family correspondence between Duncan and his parents, and miscellaneous printed material. There is also artwork consisting of three travel sketchbooks documenting trips to Japan, China, Indonesia, and St. Augustine, Florida. Sketches are for stained glass and lamp projects, as well as architectural house plans. Photographic materials are of Duncan Gay, his travels, and slides of artwork inspired by his travels at home and abroad. There are also photographs dating from the Kit Kat Club's 1895 Hudson Canal boat trip.
Materials are arranged by document type.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
Description Container Select
Biographical Materials
Biography, 1983
By Susanne Gay Linville
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40
Certificate, 1909
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41
Passport, 1934
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42
Correspondence
Gay, Duncan to Martha Feary and Edward Gay (parents), 1882-1888
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43
Gay, Edward and Martha, 1881-1921
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44
Miscellaneous, 1891-1916
Includes letter from Louis Comfort Tiffany.
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45
Printed Material
Clippings, 1885, 1948
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46
Periodical, 1913
Excerpt, "Sigiriya" by Jennie Coker Gay, illustrated by Duncan Gay; from Century Magazine.
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47
Miscellaneous, circa 1940-1970
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48
Artwork
Sketchbook, Florida, 1882-1884
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49
Sketchbook, Japan, China, Indonesia, 1909
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50
Sketchbook, Travels, circa 1885-1940
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51
Sketches, House Plans, circa 1900-1940
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52
Sketches, House Plans, circa 1900-1940
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53
Sketches, circa 1900-1925
Includes stained glass and lamp designs.
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54
Photographic Materials
Gay, Duncan, circa 1870-1940
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55
Kit Kat Club Hudson Canal Boat Trip, 1895
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56
Travel, circa 1925-1940
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57
Slide Inventory, circa 1981-1983
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58
Slides of Artwork, circa 1981-1983
Sculpture and travels, including Panama Canal; Cuba; Trinidad; Florida; Redding, Connecticut; Mexico; Hawaii; Japan; China; and Ceylon
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59
Slides of Artwork, circa 1981-1983
Travels including: Philippines; Java; Malasia; Middle East; Mediterranian; and Egypt
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1
Slides of Artwork, circa 1981-1983
Travels including: Spain; Greece; and Portugal
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2

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