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Contents and Arrangement | A Finding Aid to the George Leslie Stout papers, 1855, 1897-1978

George Leslie Stout papers, 1855, 1897-1978

Contents and Arrangement

This collection is arranged as 9 series.

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Series 1: Biographical Materials , circa 1919-1977
0.1 linear feet
Box 1

Biographical materials include college and graduate school transcripts, awards and commendations, certificates, passports, and miscellaneous materials such as travel itineraries. There are also four small appointment books dating from 1973 and 1975-1977.
Description Container
Sigma Delta Chi Fraternity Certificate, circa 1919
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University of Iowa Transcript, 1921
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Harvard University Transcript, 1942
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3
Curriculum Vitae, 1947
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Clark University Honorary Degree, 1955
1
5
International Institute for Conservation Honorary Fellowship, 1966
1
6
Marquis Who's Who Publications Certification, 1966-1967
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Hill-Stead Museum Letter of Appreciation, 1970
1
8
Poem in Honor of Tavern Club Medal, 1974
1
9
Record of Stout Family Reunion, 1974
1
10
Appointment Books, 1973, 1975
1
11
Appointment Books, 1976-1977
1
12
Margaret Hayes Stout Passports, 1930-1938, 1964
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George Leslie Stout Passports, 1924-1928
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George Leslie Stout Passports, 1933-1964
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Series 2: Correspondence , 1922-1978
2.5 linear feet
Box 1-3, OV 8

Correspondence is with family, friends, colleagues, fellow Monuments Men, and professional organizations such as museums and universities.
This series is arranged as 5 subseries:
2.1: Family, 1925-1978
2.2: Monuments Men, 1930-1978
2.3: Friends and Colleagues, 1922-1978
2.4: Professional, 1925-1978
2.5: Miscellaneous, 1923-1978
2.1: Family, 1925-1978
Family correspondence is primarily between George Leslie Stout and his immediate and extended family, most of it with his wife Margaret during his World War II service.
DescriptionContainer
Hayes, Helen, circa 1945
Helen Hayes is George Leslie Stout's sister-in-law.
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Stout, Abe, 1925, 1972-1978, 1942
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Stout, Betty, 1973-1977
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Stout, Carolyn W., 1976
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Stout, Charles H. ("Chick"), 1941, 1974-1976
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Stout, John, 1971-1977
1
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Stout, LuLu McBride, circa 1926, 1941
LuLu McBride Stout is George Stout's mother.
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Stout, Margaret, 1943-1944
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Stout, Margaret, 1944-1945
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Stout, Margaret, 1945-1946
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Stout, Margaret, 1946-1977
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Stout, Robert, 1945
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Stout, Sarah M. , 1977
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Stout, Stephen P. ("Tubby"), 1972-1978
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Stout, "Stibbits", 1918
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Stout, Thomas, circa 1944-1951
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Stout, Thomas, 1972-1977, 1952-1954
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2.2: Monuments Men, 1930-1978, bulk 1943-1950
This subseries consists of letters exchanged between Stout and other Monuments Men such as Paul Coremans, Ardelia Hall, Thomas Carr Howe, Lincoln Kirstein, Stephen Kovalyk, Lamont Moore, Theodore Sizer, Craig Hugh Smyth, Langdon Warner, and many others. Several of the Monuments Men went on to prominent careers in the arts and Stout stayed in contact. There is also one letter from Haruki Watsuji, the mayor of Kyoto while Stout was serving as a Monuments Man in Japan after the war. The letter mentions Stout and fellow Monuments Man Langdon Warner visiting Kyoto. There is also a Christmas card signed by members of the U.S. Twelfth Army Group. A few records are in French.
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Coremans, Paul, 1947-1948, 1974
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De Vries, A. B., 1975, 1977
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Dixon-Spain, J. E. , 1944-1957
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Hall, Ardelia, 1947
1
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Hancock, Walker, 1974-1976, 1948
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Howe, Thomas Carr, 1945-1977
Oversized material housed in OV 8, Folder 1.
Includes one color photograph of George Stout seated at a dinner with M.F.K. Fisher and two photocopies of caricatures drawn by the artist Thomas Buechner.
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Kirstein, Lincoln, 1961-1977, 1947
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Kovalyk, Stephen, 1974-1976, 1946-1947
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Lee, Sherman, 1972, 1946-1947
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Moore, Lamont, 1977, 1947
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Parkhurst, Charles, 1977-1978
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Ross, Marvin C. , 1974
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Sickman, Laurence, 1946-1947, 1977
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Sizer, Theodore, 1954, 1947
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Smyth, Craig Hugh, 1976, 1959-1960
1
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Warner, Langdon, circa 1930-1954
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Watsuji, Haruki, 1946
There is also a black and white group photograph of Stout with Japanese government officials and two Americans, one is probably Langdon Warner and the other is unidentified.
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Twelfth Army Group Holiday Menu, 1944
This is a Twelfth Army Group Holiday Menu Card for Christmas 1944 signed by several army members of various ranks.
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50
Oversized Floor Plans, 1970-1972
Oversized material from Box 1, Folder 38.
OV 8
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2.3: Friends and Colleagues, 1922-1978
This subseries contains correspondence with Stout's friends and professional colleagues. Prominent, frequent, or otherwise important correspondents include Walter Beck, Richard D. Buck, William George Constable, Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, George Peabody Gardner, Jr., Rutherford John Gettens, Rollin Hadley, Philip Hendy, William Ivins, Jr., Helmut Ruhemann, and Paul Sachs (Harvard professor and author.)
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Asmus, John F., 1974-1976
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Beck, Walter, 1930-1952
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Brazier, Mollie, 1976-1977
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Buck, Robin and Richard (Dick), 1971-1978
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Carter, Morris, 1938-1954
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Cary, Otis, circa 1974-1975
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Constable, Olivia and W. G., 1933-1946, circa 1976
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Cox, Yvonne, circa 1976
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Crawford and Balcarres, Earl of , 1970-1971, 1947-1951
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Cross, Harold F., 1973, 1977
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De Wilde, A. Martin, 1937-1947
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Ehrlich, William and Evelyn, 1967-1974
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Frederick, John T. and Esther, 1922-1925
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Gardner, George Peabody, Jr. ("Peabo") and Rose, 1954-1972
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Gardner, John Lowell, circa 1974
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Gettens, Rutherford J. and Katherine, 1970-1977, 1958
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Goetz, William, 1960
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Gregg, Richard N., circa 1972-1978
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Hadley, Rollin ("Bump"), 1972-1976
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Hayes, Marian, 1947, 1970
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Hendy, Philip, 1947-1948, 1972-1975
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Hodnett, Ted, 1974-1976
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Hunt, Percival, circa 1922-1925, circa 1947
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Ivins, William, circa 1941-1949
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Jacobi, Lotte, 1978, 1975
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Jefferson, Howard B. , 1974-1977, 1955
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Laurie, A. P., circa 1932-1936
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Longstreet, Gilbert W., 1972-1978
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Mahoney, Dennis, 1975-1977
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McGee, John, 1976-1978
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Muilenburg, Walter J., 1923
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Muller, Norman E., 1973-1977
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Newton, Travers, 1974-1975
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Nicholson, Virginia and W.E. (Nick), circa 1975
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Oikawa-Picante, Teri, 1972-1977
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Peabody, Sara and Frank, 1974-1975
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Pease, Murray, 1944-1954
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Penasco, Eduardo Nunez J., 1953-1954
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Petersen, Nancy, 1974-1978
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Plenderleith, Harold J., 1940-1976
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Pope, Arthur, 1954, 1970-1974
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Rawlins, F. Ian G., 1940-1969
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Ross, Thorvald S. , 1938-1939
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Roth, James, 1971-1975
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Ruhemann, Helmut, 1932-1953
Includes a black and white photograph of Helmut Ruhemann.
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Sachs, Paul, 1947
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Sawyer, Charles H., 1974-1977
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Schwartzbaum, Paul M., 1972-1978
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Smith, Frank C. Jr., 1947
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Souers, Philip, 1938
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Stinson, Harry and Ruth, 1972-1975
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Swarzenski, Hanns, circa 1973-1977
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Thacher, John S., 1971-1976, 1939
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Tichane, Robin Myron, 1976-1978
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Vance, Philip, 1974-1977
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Vigtel, Gudmund, 1977
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Ward, Gwen, circa 1977
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Webb, Geoffrey, 1946-1947
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White, Sherman R., 1972-1974
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2.4: Professional , 1925-1978
Stout's professional correspondence is with museums, galleries, universities, and other organizations regarding projects or business affairs related to his work as a museum director or art conservation. The Fogg Art Museum folder includes one letter from Agnes Mongan, the museum director, just before her retirement. A few records are in French.
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American Association of Museums, 1975-1978
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American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, 1972-1978
The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works was originally called the International Insitute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works - American Group. This folder contains letters with both organization titles.
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Archives of American Art, 1978
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Art Association of Montreal, 1947
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Art Dealer & Framer, 1977
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Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 1973-1977
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Balboa Art Conservation Center, 1976-1978
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Bay Area Conservation Study and Guild, 1971-1978
2
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California Department of Parks and Recreation, 1977
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Carnegie Corporation, 1925-1926, 1940-1941
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Carnegie-Mellon University, 1972-1977
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Columbia University Press, 1954-1971
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69
Cooperstown Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, 1974-1976
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D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1942
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Dover Publications, 1970-1978
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Edmond R. Mansoor Antiquities, 1971-1972
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Fogg Art Museum, 1971-1977
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Forest Lawn Memorials - Parks and Mortuaries, 1971-1977
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Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, 1976-1977
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Harvard University, 1926-1947
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Innisfree Foundation, 1960-1977
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4
Institut Royal du Patrimonie Artistique, 1971-1976
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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 1972-1978, 1954-1959
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John J. Johnson Collection, 1961-1972
Oversized material housed in OV 8, Folder 2.
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Library of Congress, 1947-1953
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1973-1976
3
9
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1977-1978, 1958
3
10
Museos de Arte de Barcelona, 1954
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National Conservation Advisory Council, 1974
3
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The New Yorker, 1947
3
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Oakland Museum, 1977-1978
3
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Portland Art Museum, 1955-1956, 1972-1978
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San Francisco Civil Service Commission, 1973
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San Simeon, 1970-1976
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Smith College Museum of Art, 1954-1955
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Stanford University, 1972-1975
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State Department, 1947
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Timken Art Gallery, 1971-1978
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University of Pittsburgh, 1925, 1946-1947
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Winterthur Museum, 1972-1978
3
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Worcester Art Museum, 1947-1978
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Oversized Maps of Hillstead in Farmington, Connecticut, 1961-1972
Oversized material from Box 3, Folder 7.
OV 8
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2.5: Miscellaneous, 1923-1978
Miscellaneous correspondence is from individuals with three letters or less and unidentified people or whose names were illegible.
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A-D Miscellaneous, 1923-1978, bulk 1969-1978
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F-J Miscellaneous, 1954-1978, 1926
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K-N Miscellaneous, 1971-1978, 1939-1948
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P, R-U, W Miscellaneous, 1947-1978
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Unidentified Correspondents, circa 1944-1977
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Series 3: Writings , 1927-1978
0.5 linear feet
Box 3-4

Writings by Stout include typescript drafts and published articles, speeches, notes, and one folder of images and captions for his book The Care of Pictures. All of the writings are by Stout except for three papers about art conservation written by others.
This series is arranged as 3 subseries:
3.1: Typescript Drafts, 1927-1978
3.2: Publications, 1941-1969
3.3: Notes and Writings By Others, 1948, 1962-1974
The three papers written by others are grouped together in one folder at the end of the series.
3.1: Typescript Drafts, 1927-1978
DescriptionContainer
"Andokides", 1927
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"Callot's Landscape", 1927
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"Buffalmacco and the Badia Frescoes", 1927-1928
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"Giotto's Maxims of Composition", circa 1930-1978
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"Art for Your Sake", circa 1930-1978
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"Art and Opportunity", circa 1930-1978
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"The State of Knowledge in the Arts", circa 1930-1978
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"An Observation on Italian Painting Method in the Fifteenth Century", 1936-1947
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Worcester Art Museum Graduation Speech, 1948
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"The Professional Artist", 1948
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"Reattachment of Loose Paint", 1950
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"Windows" , 1953-1954
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"Comments on Laminal Disruption", 1955-1960
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Edward W. Forbes Memorial Service, 1969
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"Portland Survey", 1973-1978
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"Trial Outline of Conservation in the Arts", 1973
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Coremans Memorial, 1974
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Rutherford John Gettens Memorial, 1974
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"Description of Film Cracks", 1974
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"Provisional Conspectus of Conservation in the Arts", 1975
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"Changes in Attitude Towards Conservation in the Arts", 1975
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"Early Years of Conservation at the Fogg Art Museum", 1977
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Editorial for Studies in Conservation, 1977
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3.2: Publications, 1941-1969
Publications contain Stout's articles on art conservation in journals and magazines.
DescriptionContainer
"The Study of Art", 1941
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"The Need for Objective Examination", 1948
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"Long-Range Conservation", 1949
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"The Viewpoint of the Conservator", 1950
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"A Monument of Byzantine Wall Painting - The Method of Construction", 1958
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"Thirty Years of Conservation in the Arts", 1964
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"A Roman Mosaic Pavement Rebuilt", 1969
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Studies in Conservation, Volume 14, number 4, 1969
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3.3: Notes , 1962-1974, 1948
This subseries includes images and captions for The Care of Pictures, miscellaneous notes, drafts for the text on holiday cards, and bibliographical notes for a later edition of Stout's book. Also found here are art conservation papers written by others.
DescriptionContainer
The Care of Pictures Images and Captions, 1948
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Miscellaneous Notes, 1962
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Bibliographical Notes for Dover Edition of The Care of Pictures, 1971
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Holiday Card Drafts, circa 1972-1976
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Art Conservation Papers Written by Others, 1973-1976
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Series 4: Subject Files , 1918, 1943-1978
1 linear foot
Box 4, OV 8-9

Subject files concern Stout's work as consultant and his affliations with and memberships in various organizations after his retirement.
This series is arranged as 2 subseries:
4.1: Consultations, circa 1955-1958, 1971-1978
4.2: Institutions, 1971-1978
4.1: Consultations, 1970-1978, circa 1955-1958
Stout worked as a consultant on conservation projects with museums, universities, and arts organizations. Consultations folders include photographs, reports, floor plans and other miscellaneous materials.
DescriptionContainer
Foothill Electronics Museum, 1970-1971
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Minneapolis Museum, 1958
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Miscellaneous Condition Reports, 1972, 1966
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Mosque of Kariye Camii, Istanbul, circa 1955
Oversized material in OV 9, Folder 1.
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Mt. Athos, 1970-1972
Oversized material housed in OV 9, Folder 2.
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San Francisco, 1970-1977
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San Simeon Floor Plans, 1971
Oversized material housed in OV 8, Folder 3.
4
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San Simeon Surveys, 1970-1972
4
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San Simeon X-Ray Room and Conservation Workroom, 1972
Oversized material housed in OV 9, Folder 3.
4
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San Simeon Historical Monument, 1972
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San Simeon Historical Monument, 1973
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San Simeon Miscellaneous, circa 1972
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Timken Art Gallery, 1974, 1978, 1972-1978
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Woodside Village Church, 1977
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Oversized San Simeon Floor Plans, 1971
Oversized material from Box 4, Folder 12.
OV 8
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Oversized News Clippings, 1955
Oversized material from Box 4, Folder 9.
OV 9
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Oversized News Clippings , 1970-1972
Oversized material from Box 4, Folder 10.
OV 9
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Oversized San Simeon X-Ray Room Ground Plans, 1972
Oversized material housed in Box 4, Folder 14.
OV 9
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4.2: Institutions, 1971-1978
Found here are papers documenting Stout's affiliations with art and conservation organizations, councils, and advisory boards. All date after his retirement as the director of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1970. Documents include meeting minutes, newsletters, photographs, and other assorted materials.
DescriptionContainer
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1972-1976
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American Association of Museums, 1971-1978
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American Institute for Conservation Incorporation and By-Laws, 1973
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American Institute for Conservation Newsletters and Minutes, 1974-1978
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Anderson Collection, 1971
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Association of Art Museum Directors, 1977
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Bay Area Art Conservation Guild, 1974-1978
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College Art Association, 1971
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International Council of Museums, 1972-1978
4
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International Institute for Conservation, 1971-1977
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Lone Mountain College, 1975-1976
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Mansoor Collection, 1972, 1975
Oversized material housed in OV 9, Folder 4.
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National Conservation Advisory Council, 1976-1977
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National Endowment for the Arts, 1974-1977
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Radiation Detection Company, circa 1971
Oversized material housed in OV 8, Folder 4.
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Radiation Safety Certificate, 1972
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San Francisco Bay Area Cooperative, 1971
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Western Association of Art Conservators, 1975-1977
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Western Regional Conference, 1972-1976
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Oversized Charts about Radioactivity , circa 1971
Oversized items from Box 4, Folder 35.
OV 8
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Oversized News Clipping , 1975
Oversized material housed in Box 4, Folder 32.
OV 9
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Series 5: Monuments, Fine Arts & Archives Section Files , 1942-1955, 1972-1975, 1918
0.5 linear feet
Box 5

This series is comprised of Stout's military records from his service during and immediately after World War II in the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives section of the U.S. Army. The records include certificates, army directives, appointments, forms, reports, and a few scattered photographs.
This series is arranged as three subseries.
5.1: Military Records, 1918, 1943-1955
5.2: Monuments Men Publications, 1942-circa 1950, 1972-1975
5.3: Photographs, circa 1945
5.1: Military Records, 1918, 1943-1955
These records include certificates, army directives, appointments, forms, reports, and a few official photographs. There is also a certificate of Stout's honorable discharge from World War I and documentation of his Bronze Star award.
DescriptionContainer
Honorable Discharge Certificate, 1918
Original certificate and photocopies.
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Military Records, 1943
Includes small black and white photographs of George Leslie Stout.
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Military Records, 1944
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Military Records, 1945
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Bronze Star Medal, 1945
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Military Records, 1946
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Military Records, 1947-1948
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Records on the Exhibition of Paintings from the Kaiser Friedrich Museum, Berlin, 1948
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Military Reports, 1949
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Military Records, 1950
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Military Records, 1951-1955
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Undated Military Records, 1943-1950
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5.2: Monuments Men Publications, 1972-1975, 1942-circa 1950
The printed materials in this subseries largely consist of articles and journals written and signed by several Monuments Men and inscribed to George Stout. Many of the articles are about experiences in the Monuments, Fine Arts & Archives (MFAA) Section. There are articles written by Langdon Warner, Lincoln Kirstein, Theodore Sizer, and several others. Some of the papers describe MFAA activities but are not written by Monuments Men. A few records are in French and Japanese.
DescriptionContainer
Langdon Warner's Commencement Address, 1942
The commencement address is inscribed by Langdon Warner to George Leslie Stout.
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College Art Journal, 1946
Journal includes articles by Walker Hancock, Marvin C. Ross, and Andrew C. Ritchie about their experiences as Monuments Men.
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"Some Inside Information Around the 'Forged' Vermeer of Rotterdam", 1946
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A Walpolean at War, 1947
This booklet was written by Theodore Sizer with an inscription to George Stout.
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La Protection Scientifique des Ouevres d'Art en Temps de Guerre, 1947
This booklet was written by Paul Coremans with an inscription to George Leslie Stout.
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"Arts and Monuments", circa 1950
This article was written by Lincoln Kirstein.
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Aperture, 1972
This book contains an article written by Lincoln Kirstein and the cover is inscribed by Kirstein to George Stout.
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Fourth Presentation of the Charles Lang Freer Medal, 1973
This booklet was published by the Freer Gallery of Art for the presentation of the Charles Lang Freer Medal to Tanaka Ichimatsu who assisted with art conservation in Japan after World War II. The booklet is inscribed to George Stout by Ichimatsu.
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Mr. Stinson's 'Pet City' - The Sparing of Kyoto, 1945, 1975
Booklet researching the reason Kyoto was spared as a target for the nuclear bomb. The booklet is inscribed by author Otis Cary, a World War II veteran, to George Stout.
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5.3: Photographs, circa 1945
There are 2 folders of photographs about the Monuments, Fine Arts & Archives section. One folder contains a few photographs, several of them duplicates, depicting groups of unidentifed soldiers on a ship. Stout is only in two of the images including a group photograph with Lamont Moore, Walker Hancock and other Monuments Men. There are also negatives of 12 images, four of which have been developed into black and white photographs, that show La Gleize Church and the town of Ambleve, Belgium during 1945, probably soon after the Battle of the Bulge.
DescriptionContainer
La Gleize Church and Ambleve, Belgium, 1945
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Miscellaneous, circa 1945
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Series 6: Personal Business Records , 1938-1978
0.1 linear feet
Box 5, 7 folders

The records in this subseries are assorted legal and financial papers, such as Stout's will and estate documents, receipts, travel expenses, and donations.
Description Container
George Leslie Stout's Will, 1938
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Estate and Property Papers, 1939
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Power of Attorney Papers, 1943
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Copyright Claim, 1948
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Court Case Over Johnson Estate Exhibition Paintings, 1962
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Receipts and Travel Expenses, 1972-1978
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Signed Deed of Gift Agreeing to Donation of Conservation Roundtable Tape Recordings to FAIC, 1977
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Series 7: Printed Materials , 1926-1977
0.8 linear feet
Box 5-6, OV 9

Printed materials include news clippings, bulletins, brochures, conference papers, press releases and magazines.
Description Container
News Clippings, 1930-1947, 1930
Oversized material housed in OV 9, Folder 5.
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News Clippings, 1962-1972
Oversized material housed in OV 9, Folder 6.
5
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News Clippings, 1950-1954
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News Clippings, 1973
Oversized material housed in OV 9, Folder 7.
5
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News Clippings, 1975
Oversized material housed in OV 9, Folder 8.
5
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News Clippings, 1976
Oversized material housed in OV 9, Folder 9.
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News Clippings, 1977
5
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Undated News Clippings, 1945-1977
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Magazine and Journal Articles, 1926-1948, 1970-1972
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Magazine and Journal Articles, 1973
5
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Magazine and Journal Articles, 1974-1977
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Undated Magazine and Journal Articles, circa 1945-circa 1965
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Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, 1967
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Oriental Art Auction Catalog, 1971
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Studies in the History of Art, 1973
Inscribed to George Stout from Richard Buck.
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New York State Award 1974, 1974
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Bronze Disease and its Treatment, 1975
5
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Brochures, 1945-1951, 1973-1976
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Undated Brochures, circa 1950-1977
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Memorial Tributes for Friends and Colleagues, 1962-1975
5
50
Museum Bulletins, 1973-1976, 1936-1947
5
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Museum Reports, 1963-1974
5
52
Newsletters & Announcements, circa 1971-1978
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Press Releases, 1954, 1971-1977
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Review of The Care of Pictures, 1949
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3
Miscellaneous Papers, 1959-1977
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4
Oversized News Clippings, circa 1947
Oversized material from Box 5, Folder 31.
OV 9
5
Oversized News Clippings, 1969-1972
Oversized material from Box 5, Folder 32.
OV 9
6
Oversized News Clippings, 1973-1975
Oversized material from Box 5, Folder 34.
OV 9
7
Oversized News Clippings, 1975
Oversized material from Box 5, Folder 35.
OV 9
8
Oversized News Clippings, 1976
Oversized material from Box 5, Folder 36.
OV 9
9

Series 8: Artwork & Sketchbooks , 1970-1977, circa 1924-circa 1938
0.1 linear feet
Box 6

Artwork consists of numerous sketches and one sketchbook by George Leslie Stout. The sketchbook is filled with figure drawings. Sketches are in pencil and ink of landscapes, animals, people and scenes from travels. Stout loosely grouped the sketches together by topic with titles such as "Pool Doodles" of people lounging by a poolside and "Pencil Studies Zoo, Park Studies," which are sketches of animals and landscapes. Stout also made holiday greetings cards for which he drew illustrations and added text. Photocopies of several of the completed greeting cards are included. There is one caricature of Eric Brown, Director of the National Gallery of Canada, by Murray Pease, Stout's friend and colleague.
Description Container
Figure Drawing Sketchbook, circa 1924
Sketchbook of figure drawings of models.
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Sketches, circa 1938
Sketches of men playing baseball and three drawings of landscapes, 2 of unidentified locations and one of Oliver's Island, Thames in England dated 1938.
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Copies of Greeting Card Designs, circa 1972-1976
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"Pool Doodles" Sketches, circa 1970
Several sketches of people lounging by a pool, location not specified. Sketches were grouped together by Stout along with the label "Pool Doodles."
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Desert Sketches, circa 1970
Sketches grouped together in a folder with an insert labelled "desert." Drawings depict objects such animal skulls and pieces of driftwood. There are two landscapes of an unidentified location.
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Hilandar Monastery on Mt. Athos, Greece Sketches, 1971
Pencil drawings of Hilandar Monastery on Mount Athos in Greece dated August, 1971. Drawings are probably from a trip Stout took to the location. The images depict the interior and exterior of the monastery as well as the surrounding landscape. Many drawings have annotations such as "from the window of Room No. 3, Monastery of Hilandari. August 1971."
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Park and Zoo Sketches , 1977, 1975
These drawings were grouped together by Stout along with the label "Pencil Studies Zoo, Park Studies." These include a few ink drawings of people, trees, and park scenes which Stout drew at Balboa Park in California. There are also some pencil sketches of Scandavian reindeer and Uganda Kob which he drew at the zoo.
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Caricature of Eric Brown by Murray Pease, 1935
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Series 9: Photographs and Negatives , 1897-1978, circa 1855
0.2 linear feet
Box 6-7

This series includes photographs, negatives, contact prints, and a few slides of Stout, his friends and colleagues, travels, and events such as arts conservation conferences and receptions.
Description Container
Micajah and Abraham Lincoln Stout, circa 1855
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Childhood Photos, circa 1897
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Self-Portraits, 1922
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Fogg Art Museum Class, 1928-1929
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International Congress of the History of Art, 1930
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Conservation Personnel, 1930-1935
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Friends and Acquaintances, circa 1940, circa 1972
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George Stout Informal and Group Photographs, circa 1945-1974
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Lisbon Reception, 1950
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Portraits of George Leslie Stout, circa 1965-1977
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Sharon Green, 1972, 1970
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Palo Alto, 1971
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San Simeon, 1971
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Live Oaks, 1972
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Mexico Trip, circa 1975
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Reno, Nevada, 1976
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A. R. Stout, 1976
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Conservation Projects for Paintings, circa 1977
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Miscellaneous, circa 1971
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Unidentified Individuals, 1897-1978
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