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Harold Weston papers, 1894-1978, bulk, 1912-1972

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5.1: Building the United Nations , 1949-1965
(Box 10-11, 38; 1 linear foot)

Harold Weston began his painting of the building of the United Nations buildings in New York City in 1949. Found are all materials relating to the painting within the Harold Weston papers including clippings; a list of members belonging to the Committee for the Gift to the United Nations of Harold Weston's Painting Building the United Nations; correspondence, much of which relates to fundraising for the donation of the paintings; financial and fundraising materials; an interview with Weston by Mary Ellen Thomson concerning the paintings; legal documents; photographs including installations, black and white, color and matted photos of the works, and research and reference photos; proposals and estimates for donation; and a proposal for "Voices of Destiny," a U.N. documentary.
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Clippings, 1950-1957
10
43
Committee for the Gift to the United Nations of Harold Weston's Painting Building the United Nations members, 1954 January
10
44
Correspondence, 1949-1965
(3 folders)
10
45-47
Correspondence, 1949-1965
(3 folders)
11
1-3
Financial Information, 1953-1954
11
4
Fundraising Materials, 1956
11
5
Insurance Policies, 1952-1956
11
6
Interview with Weston by Mary Ellen Thomson, circa 1950
11
7
Legal Documents, 1952
11
8
Photographs, Installations, circa 1955
11
9
Photographs of Works of Art, Black and White, circa 1952
(See also Box 38; 4 folders)
11
10-13
Photographs of Works of Art, Color and Matted, circa 1951
(7 folders)
11
14-20
Photographs, Research and Reference, circa 1949
11
21
Propsals and Estimates, circa 1950s
11
22
"Voices of Destiny," Proposal, 1952
11
23
Oversized Photos of Works of Art, 1952
(From Box 11, Folder 10)
38

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