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Gertrude Abercrombie papers, circa 1880-1986, bulk 1935-1977

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Series 7: Printed Material , circa 1906-1977
1.6 Linear feet
Boxes 3-4

Printed material consists of articles and clippings about Gertrude Abercrombie, exhibition catalogs, and reproductions. Also included are books by friends inscribed by the authors, among them: Nelson Algren, Richard Armour, Dudley Huppler, James Purdy, Ned Rorem, Paul Warren [pen name of Abercrombie's second husband, Frank Sandiford], Studs Terkel, and Thornton Wilder
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Articles about/mentioning Gertrude Abercrombie, 1946-1976
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15-16
Books - Inscribed by Authors, 1939-1974
(26 vols.)
  • Algren, Nelson. The Neon Wilderness (2 photographs enclosed), 1968
  • Armour, Richard. Drugstore Days, 1959
  • Armour, Richard. Going Like Sixty, 1974
  • Blake, James. The Joint (clipping enclosed), 1971
  • Campbell, Gladys. The Momentary Beach, 1972
  • Cocreau, Jean. The Difficulty of Being (introduction by Ned Rorem; post card enclosed), 1957
  • Huppler, Dudley. The Lesson Book, 1946
  • Huppler, Dudley. The New Joker, 1961
  • Mezzrow, Milton "Mezz" and Bernard Wolfe. Really the Blues, 1946
  • Purdy, James. Cabot Wright Begins, 1964
  • Purdy, James. Eustace Chisholm and the Works, 1968
  • Purdy, James. The House of the Solitary Maggot, 1974
  • Purdy, James. Jeremy's Version, 1970
  • Purdy, James. Malcolm, 1959
  • Purdy, James. Malcolm [French edition], 1971
  • Purdy, James. The Nephew, 1960
  • Purdy, James. The Running Sun, 1971
  • Purdy, James. 63: Dream Palace, 1956
  • Rorem, Ned. The Paris Diary of Ned Rorem (post card enclosed), 1966 (see also: Cocteau, Jean)
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17
Books - Inscribed by Authors, 1939-1974
  • Russell, Ross. Bird Lives!, 1973
  • Sandiford, Frank ( see: Warren, Paul [pen name])
  • Tarcov, Oscar. Bravo My Monster, 1953
  • Terkel, Studs. Giants of Jazz, 1957
  • Turbyfill, Mark. A Marriage with Space (commentary by Turbyfill enclosed), 1973
  • Warren, Paul. The Next Time Is For Life, [1953]
  • Wilder, Thornton. Heaven's My Destination, 1935, 1960 (2 copies [one paperback])
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1
Books - Inscribed by Others, 1930-1939
(26 vols.)
  • Stein, Gertrude. Picasso (inscribed by Warren), 1939
  • Works in Progress, Number 1 (includes contributions by Algren and Purdy; inscribed by Helen), 1970
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2
Books - Not Inscribed (History of the Hyde Park Art Center 1939-1976), 1976
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3
Clippings
Gertrude Abercrombie, undated
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4-5
Gertrude Abercrombie, 1954-1979
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6
Artists, 1933-1974, undated
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7
Jazz, 1948-1975, undated
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8
Miscellaneous Art Topics, 1968-1977, undated
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9
Miscellaneous Subjects (not art related), 1938-1973, undated
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10
Exhibition Catalogs and Announcements, 1932-1977, undated
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11-18
Exhibition Catalogs (not Gertrude Abercrombie), 1936-1976, undated
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19
Miscellaneous Printed Items, 1906-1951, undated
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20
Periodicals
Arsenal: Surrealist Subversion (no. 3), 1976
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21
The Living Museum, 1985
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22
Manuscript (April 1935 and April 1936 issues contain pieces by Wendell Wilcox), 1935-1936
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23-25
Postcards (blank), undated
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26
Reproductions [from magazines and lecture programs], 1937-1973, undated
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27-28

Make a Request

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