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Henry Ossawa Tanner papers, 1860s-1978, bulk 1890-1937

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Series 3: Writings and Notes , 1897-circa 1950s
(Box 1-2, OV 5; 9 folders)

This series contains writings by and about Henry Ossawa Tanner. Writings by Tanner include two pocket-sized notebooks, one of which was kept during his travels in Europe and Palestine in 1897. Also found are loose writings and notes, primarily fragments of his autobiographical writings, and also draft essays and notes on various subjects. Writings by others include an essay by Jessie Olssen Tanner about women's lives in France during WWI. Writings by Tanner's son Jesse include a two volume manuscript with attached news clippings and additional notes about the life and work of his father. Also found is an essay about Tanner by the writer and journalist Eunice Tietjens, and a few unidentified writing fragments.
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Henry Ossawa Tanner, Notebooks, 1897, circa 1913
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Henry Ossawa Tanner, Writings & Notes, circa 1900-1930s
(see also OV 5)
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1
Henry Ossawa Tanner, Writings & Notes, circa 1900-1930s
(see also OV 5)
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2
Jessie O. Tanner, "Women Behind the Firing-Line In France,", 1914
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3
Jesse O. Tanner, Manuscript, "The Life and Works of Henry O. Tanner,", circa 1950s
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4
Jesse O. Tanner, Notes for "The Life and Works of Henry O. Tanner,", circa 1950s
2
5
Jesse O. Tanner, Miscellaneous Writings, circa 1920s
2
6
Eunice Tietjens, "H. O. Tanner,", 1914
2
7
Unidentified Miscellaneous Writings, undated
2
8
Henry Ossawa Tanner, Writings & Notes, circa 1900-1930s
(See also Box 2, F1-F2)
OV 5

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