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Henry Varnum Poor papers, 1873-2001, bulk 1904-1970

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Series 8: Printed Material , 1881-2001
1.2 Linear feet
Boxes 6-7, 11, OV 27-29

Family history includes the Poor-Poore Family Reunion, a publication containing significant background information. Among the travel souvenirs are a few items that may have been saved by his mother from their 1911 trip to Europe together.
Also included are a copy of Jack London's The Call of the Wild illustrated by Poor, reproductions of illustrations for An Artist Sees Alaska and Ethan Frome, and two Associated American Artists greeting cards reproducing work by Poor.
Materials are arranged by document type.
This series has been partially scanned. In some cases, exhibition catalogs and other publications have had their covers, title pages, and relevant pages scanned.
Description Container Select
Articles
About and/or Mentioning Henry Varnum Poor, 1913-1959
6
23-25
About and/or Mentioning Henry Varnum Poor, 1960-1979
6
26-27
About and/or Mentioning Henry Varnum Poor, 1980-1985
6
28-29
Henry Varnum Poor's House (includes "My Kitchen" by Bessie Breuer), 1925-1933
6
30-31
Art Topics, 1938-1968
6
32
Miscellaneous Subjects (not art-related), 1942-1970
6
33
Book Reviews
An Artist Sees Alaska by Henry Varnum Poor (with advertisement), 1945-1946
7
1
A Book of Pottery by Henry Varnum Poor, 1958
7
2
Book, The Call of the Wild by Jack London, illustrated by Henry Varnum Poor, Limited Editions Club, 1960
7
3
Books, Pottery Reference Books used by Henry Varnum Poor
Barber, Edwin Atlee. Lead Glazed Pottery: Part First Common Clay, 1907
7
4
Binns, Charles F. The Potter's Craft, 1910
7
5
Cox, George F. Pottery for Artists, Craftsmen and Teachers, 1914
7
6
Searle, Alfred B. Kilns and Kilnbuilding, 1916
7
7
Catalogs of Kilns, circa 1900
7
8
Exhibition Catalogs and Announcements
Henry Varnum Poor Solo and Group Shows, 1912-1960
7
9-10
Henry Varnum Poor Solo and Group Shows, 1961-1999
7
11-12
Henry Varnum Poor Solo and Group Showsv, circa 1912-1999
7
13
Other Artists, circa 1940s-2001
7
14-15
Family History, 1881-1946
7
16
Maps
Anson Quadrangle, Somerset County, Maine, 1945
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 2
7
17
Clarkstown, N.Y., showing Poor property, circa 1927-1967
Oversized material housed in OV 27
7
18
Miscellaneous Printed Items
Book Announcement, Brochures, Menu, circa 1910s-1994
7
19
Mentioning and/or Belonging to Mrs. A. J. Poor, 1910-1925
7
20
Portfolio, Ceramic Art in America, edited by Richard B. Peterson, 1969
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 3
7
21
Posters illustrated by V. Prouvé, 1917
Oversized material housed in OV 29
7
22
Reproductions of Work by Henry Varnum Poor
American Artists Group Greeting Cards and Other Reproductions, circa 1940s
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folders 4-6
7
23
Illustrations, An Artist Sees Alaska (proofs), circa 1944
Oversized material housed in OV 28
7
24
The Call of the Wild, circa 1961
Oversized material housed in OV 28
7
25
Ethan Frome, circa 1939
7
26
Life Article on Alaska, circa 1944-1950
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 4
7
27
The Scarlet Letter, circa 1941
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 5
7
28
Reproductions of Illustrations by Henry Varnum Poor ( An Artist Sees Alaska and Call of the Wild), 1944-1961
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 6
7
29
Theater Program from Pennsylvania State College production of Poor Mr. Varnum, 1949
7
30
Travel Souvenirs, 1910-1916
7
31
Oversized Printed Material scanned with Box 7, Folders 17, 21, 23, 27-29, 1941-1969
11
2-6
Oversized Printed Material scanned with Box 7, Folder 18, circa 1927-1967
OV 27
Oversized Printed Material scanned with Box 7, Folders 24-25, circa 1961
OV 28
Oversized Printed Material scanned with Box 7, Folder 22, 1917
OV 29

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