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Jack Stewart papers, 1926-2010

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Series 3: Writings and Notes , circa 1947-2003
3.1 Linear feet
Boxes 2-5

All writings are by Jack Stewart. There are drafts, related correspondence, notes and photocredits, as well as the completed manuscript of his dissertation, "Subway Graffiti: An Aesthetic Study of Graffiti on the Subway System of New York City, 1970-1978" (New York University, 1989). Miscellaneous writings and notes, published and unpublished, include shorter pieces, articles, student papers, and teaching notes. Of particular interest are notes/instructions for a performance piece titled "Endless Subway," "Memories of Steffan Thomas" and "My Recollections of Charles Egan." Also found are minutes of Cooper Union adjunct faculty meetings, and reports written when Stewart was Provost of the Rhode Island School of Design. Art and architectuure notebooks were compiled while Stewart was a student at Yale.
The dissertation manscript and various drafts are followed by related files, arranged alphabetically. Miscellaneous writings are arranged in rough chronological order. Additional writings are found in a few sketchbooks (Series 8).
Description Container Select
Dissertation, circa 1970s-circa 1989
Manuscript, "An Aesthetic Study of Graffiti on the Subway System of New York City, 1970-1978,", 1980s
2
10-11
"Subway Graffiti: An Aesthetic Study of Graffiti on the Subway System of New York City, 1970-1978," University Microfilms International, circa 1989
2
12
Drafts, 1980s
2
13-17
Abstract, 1988
3
1
Appendices, 1980s
3
2
Bibliography, 1980s
3
3
Correspondence, New York University and UMI Dissertation Abstracts, 1975-1988
3
4
Correspondence, Research, 1982-1987
3
5-6
Notes, 1970s-1980s
3
7-8
Photo Credits, 1980s
3
9-10
Photographs, circa 1970s-1980s
3
11
Proposal, 1980s
3
12
Miscellaneous Writings and Notes, 1960s-2003
Miscellaneous Writings and Notes including Mass Transit Art Film Proposal, Artist's Statements and "Conceptual Development of My Art,", undated
3
13
Writings and Notes about Indian Temples, undated
3
14
"Certain Relationships between the Mosaics of Ravenna and Venice,", undated
3
15
"Certain Symbolic Aspects of the Kailasantha Temple at Ellora, India, undated
3
16
"Circumambulating the Kailasantha Temple at Ellora, India" and "The Importance of Glass through the Centuries,", undated
3
17
Miscellaneous Writings and Notes including "Endless Subway," Travel Diary and Trip Expenses, 1960s
3
18
Minutes of Cooper Union Adjunct Faculty Meetings, 1965-1966
3
19
Writings and Notes on Drawing, Color, and Travel Itinerary, 1970-1974
3
20
Student Notes, N.Y.U., 1974-1975
3
21
Teaching Notes; Student Paper, 1975
3
22
"The Paterson Lyric Opera Theatre: A History," Volumes 1-3, circa 1975
3
23-25
"Concepts of Intelligence: A Study of the Structure of Intellect Model," circa 1975
3
26
Notes on History of Mosaics; Student Paper, 1976
4
1
Reports of Provost to Board of Trustees, Rhode Island School of Design, 1976-1977
4
2
"Son of the Six Thousand Year Old Rakshasa,", circa 1977
4
3
"Graphics Techniques: Intaglio;" Remarks on Colossal Sculpture, 1977-1978
4
4
Miscellaneous Writings and Notes including Articles on Films about Artists, Drawing, and "Mass Transit Art,", 1980-1989
4
5
Miscellaneous Writing and Notes including Proposal for "Murals in the Making," "Memories of Steffan Thomas," autobiographical notes, and sound cassette of "Arts Breaking," Feb. 4, 1993 WBAI Radio Program, 1990-1993
Includes 1 sound cassette
4
6
"Letters to Leaders from an Artist" (1992-1999), circa 1999
4
7
Miscellaneous Writings including Lecture Text, List of Paintings for 2000 Blue Hill Exhibition, and "My Recollection of Charles Egan,", 2000-2003
4
8
Portfolio, "Selected Artworks of Jack Stewart, Ph.D., NA,", 2003
4
9
Art and Architecture Notebooks, circa 1947-1948
Art 10, (Prehistory - 16th century), circa 1947-1948
4
10
Art 10, (16th century - 19th century), circa 1947-1948
4
11
Architecture 10a (Overview; Egyptian - Moorish), circa 1947-1948
4
12
Architecture 10b, part 1 (Fall of Rome - Gothic), circa 1947-1948
4
13
Architecture 10b, part 2 (Renaissance - 20th century), circa 1947-1948
5
1

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