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Series 2 | A Finding Aid to the George Leslie Stout papers, 1855, 1897-1978

George Leslie Stout papers, 1855, 1897-1978

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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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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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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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
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The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1977-1978, 1958
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Museos de Arte de Barcelona, 1954
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National Conservation Advisory Council, 1974
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The New Yorker, 1947
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Oakland Museum, 1977-1978
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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
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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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