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Series 3 | A Finding Aid to the Jerome Blum papers, 1915-circa 1969, bulk, 1919-1935 | Digitized Collection

Jerome Blum papers, 1915-circa 1969, bulk, 1919-1935

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Series 3: Writings, 1915-circa 1969
2 linear feet
Boxes 1-3

This series includes notebooks which Blum used to record his daily thoughts and activities, and on which he based his unpublished autobiography
Life Answered
. Frances Blum relied heavily on the notebooks to expand the manuscript, eventually completing it in circa 1969.
This series is arranged as 2 subseries. Materials are arranged by document type and retain their order within each folder.
3.1: Writings by Jerome Blum, circa 1920-1955
3.2: Writings by Other Authors, circa 1920-1950
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
3.1:Writings by Jerome Blum
DescriptionContainer
Autobiography,
Life Answered
Drafts, Deleted Portions, and Fragments, circa 1925-1930
1
44
Drafts, Deleted Portions, and Fragments, circa 1925-1930
1
45
Drafts, Deleted Portions, and Fragments, circa 1925-1930
1
46
Drafts, Deleted Portions, and Fragments, circa 1925-1930
1
47
Drafts, Deleted Portions, and Fragments, circa 1925-1930
1
48
Notes, circa 1925-1930
Narrative-life, little pieces of narrative to be worked into book.
1
49
Manuscript by Jerome and Frances E. Blum (1 of 3), circa 1969
Copyrighted 1967 by Frances E. Blum.
1
50
Manuscript by Jerome and Frances E. Blum (2 of 3), circa 1969
1
51
Manuscript by Jerome and Frances E. Blum (3 of 3), circa 1969
1
52
Diaries and Journals (1 vol.), 1935
1
53
Diaries and Journals (2 vols.), 1936-1937
1
54
Diaries and Journals (3 vols.), 1942
1
55
Lists, circa 1915-1930
1
56
Notebooks, 1919-1942
Includes source material for
Life Answered
; 1 volume.
2
1
Notebooks, 1919-1942
Includes source material for
Life Answered
; 3 volumes.
2
2
Notebooks, 1919-1942
Includes source material for
Life Answered
; 2 volumes.
2
3
Notebooks, undated
Includes source material for
Life Answered
; 2 volumes.
2
4
Notebooks
Includes source material for
Life Answered
; 2 volumes.
2
5
Notebooks
Includes source material for
Life Answered
; 4 volumes.
2
6
Notebooks, circa 1920-1930
Includes source material for
Life Answered
; 3 volumes.
2
7
Notebooks
Includes source material for
Life Answered
; 4 volumes.
2
8
Notebooks
Includes source material for
Life Answered
; 4 volumes.
2
9
Notebooks, circa 1920-1930
Includes source material for
Life Answered
; 3 volumes.
2
10
Notebooks
Includes source material for
Life Answered
; 2 volumes.
2
11
Notebooks, circa 1920-1930
Includes source material for
Life Answered
; 4 volumes.
2
12
Notebooks
Includes source material for
Life Answered
; 3 volumes.
2
13
Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
2
14
Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
2
15
Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
2
16
Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
2
17
Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
2
18
Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
2
19
Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
2
20
Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
2
21
Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
3
1
Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
3
2
Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
3
3
Notes and Fragments, circa 1935-1940
3
4
Notes and Fragments, circa 1935-1940
3
5
Notes and Fragments, circa 1935-1940
3
6
Short Writings
"At Sea", circa 1920-1930
3
7
"Chicago Sunday Afternoon", circa 1920-1930
3
8
"The Fox-Spirit", circa 1920-1930
3
9
"Resurrection", circa 1920-1930
Also titled "Dark Virgin"; with untitled draft.
3
10
On Tahiti, circa 1920
3
11
On Tahiti, circa 1920-1930
3
12
Tahiti Material, circa 1920-1952
Clippings, rubbings, sketches.
3
13
"To an Image of a Black Goddess from the Ivory Coast", undated
3
14
Telephone Numbers, circa 1920-1930
3
15
3.2:Writings by Other Authors, 1920-1950
DescriptionContainer
Critical Statements about Jerome Blum, circa 1921-1950
3
16
"Theodore Dreiser" by Frances Blum, circa 1920-1950
3
17

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