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Ernest Blumenschein papers, 1873-1964

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Series 4: Writings , 1880s-1959
0.5 Linear Feet
Boxes 1-2

Found in this series are writings by Blumenschein as well as a few scattered writings by others. Professional writings include Blumenschein's lectures delivered to art organizations, essays on John Gaw Meem and Joseph Henry Sharp, writings on the artistic community of Taos, and written discussions of select paintings. Personal writings are mostly about travel, including memoirs about Blumenschein's first trip to Taos, life in Paris, French churches and cemeteries, Switzerland, and Pittsburgh, Pensylvania.
Creative writings mostly explore the life and culture of the southwest. The manuscript for "Pablo, a Story Of a New Mexico Harvest" has an elaborately illustrated cover, while "The Channel Boys' Vacation" contains many illustrations. Additional sketches meant to accompany the manuscript "The Road to Milky," are filed in Series 5: Artwork. There is also a satirical piece about a janitor's thoughts on modern art.
Writings by others include a series of talks on Blumenschein related to a 1948 retrospective exhibition, an essay on Blumenschein by a Spanish scholar, and a memoir on Taos by Bert Phillips.
This series is arranged alphabetically by title, either given or supplied by the processing archivist. Writings by others follow Blumenschein's writings.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
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["About the big fish..."], circa 1900s-1920s
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Advice For the Tennis Professional, 1928
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"After a Walk In the Hot New Mexico Sun...,", 1912
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Arrival Of the Mail, circa 1880s-1900s
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[Artists and the "Academy"], circa 1910s-1930s
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Billy, the Consumptive Who Whistled Second Violin, circa 1880s-1890s
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Bob Brown Of Bed Rock Ark, circa 1880s-1890s
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The Broken Wagon Wheel, circa 1900s-1920s
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Brook Story, circa 1880s-1890s
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[Buck Herbert], circa 1910s-1930s
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The Channel Boys' Vacation, circa 1888-1891
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["Cities..."], circa 1890s-1910s
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["English girl..."], circa 1890s-1910s
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An Evening In Switzerland, circa 1890s-1900s
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["An Excuse For Art..."], 1931
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[Fragments On Art and Artists], circa 1910s-1930s
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[Fragments Of Creative Writings], circa 1900s-1940s
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[Fragments Of Personal Writings], circa 1900s-1930s
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Funeral and Wedding At Notre Dame des Champs, circa 1890s-1900s
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["Good Opening For a Story..."], circa 1890s-1910s
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Guide to Antwerp Cathedral, circa 1890s-1900s
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Henry Theobald, Jr., circa 1920s
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The Hop Fiend, circa 1890s-1920s
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"How the Band Won the $100...", circa 1900s-1920s
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In Regard to a Room For Moderns at the N[ational].A[cademy of].D[esign]., circa 1920s-1930s
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The Janitor Gives His Views On the Present Art Revolution, 1912
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Jimmy Hummingbird, Indian Boy, circa 1900s-1920s
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John Gaw Meem, circa 1920s-1930s
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Joseph Henry Sharp, 1953
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The Kind-Hearted Joy, circa 1910s-1940s
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[Lecture at New Mexico Normal School, circa 1910s-1930s
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[Lecture For Pen and Brush Club], 1934, April 21
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[Lecture to National Arts Club], 1928
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[Lecture to Taos Lions Club], 1940
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A Legend Of Taos Pueblo, circa 1900s-1920s
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["Mamby"], circa 1900s-1920s
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Modern Art and the Academy, 1928
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My Western Friend, circa 1900s-1920s
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[Notes For Talk On Early Days Of Taos Society Of Artists], circa 1920s-1940s
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Offering to Nature, circa 1910s-1930s
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[On Dynamic Synchronism], circa 1900s-1920s
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[On French Cathedrals and Cemeteries], circa 1890s-1900s
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[On Modernism], 1952
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[On Nature], circa 1947
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[On Paris], circa 1890s-1900s
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[On Pittsburgh], 1934
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[On Taos Community], circa 1910s-1930s
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[On Visiting a French Church], circa 1890s
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[On Work Habits (Fragment)], circa 1934
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One Day Of a Pueblo's Life, circa 1910s-1930s
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Pablo, a Story Of a New Mexican Harvest, 1898
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Paraquet and Love, circa 1900s-1920s
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Preface For Pioneer Artists of Taos, circa 1910s-1930s
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Preparatory Dance, circa 1900s-1920s
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Rhythms Of Nature, circa 1900s-1920s
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The Road to Milky's, circa 1890s-1920s
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The Ruche, circa 1900s-1920s
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Schools and the Man, circa 1880s-1890s
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The Silver Gray Fox, circa 1900s-1920s
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["Smokin' Her Up"], circa 1900s-1920s
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South American Millionaire, 1906
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Story Of a Pebble, circa 1900s-1920s
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Story Of Four Paintings, circa 1920s-1940s
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Story Of Three Sioux Scouts, 1915
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Story Of "Mustache Rouge", circa 1910s-1930s
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Story Of Paintings Entitled "Moon, Morning Star, and Evening Star" and "Enchanted Forest,", circa 1930s-1950s
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Taos Society of Artists: 50th Anniversary, 1965
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"This Is a Hunting Story...", circa 1900s-1920s
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To Taos With a Wagon Wheel, circa 1920s-1940s
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Walter Ufer, circa 1936
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"Whoopin' Her Up": a Story Of a "Forth" in New Mexico, circa 1910s-1930s
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Yellowstone Park, circa 1900s-1920s
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Writings by Others
[Ernest Blumenschein] by Ken Adams, 1948
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[Don Carlos' Circus] by Helen Blumenschein [?], circa 1910s-1920s
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The Art Of Ernest L. Blumenschein by Howard Cook, 1948
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[Ralph Waldo Emerson (?)], circa 1900s-1920s
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A Recipe For Cooking Husbands by Amelia Gassette, 1905
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En Homenaje al Pintor Blumenschein by Enrique Lafuente, 1959
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[Shaw Dinner Homage to Blumenschein], 1932
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[Acrostic Poem] by [?] N., 1927
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[Opening Remarks For Blumenschein Event], 1948
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The Broken Wagon Wheel by Bert Phillips, 1948
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[Edgar Allan Poe], circa 1910s-1930s
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[Ernest Blumenschein] by Theodore Van Soelen, 1948
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[Various Articles On 1948 Blumenschein Retrospective], 1948
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