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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This series includes notebooks which Blum used to record his daily thoughts and activities, and on which he based his unpublished autobiography Life Answered.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
Description Container
Autobiography, Life Answered
Drafts, Deleted Portions, and Fragments, circa 1925-1930
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Drafts, Deleted Portions, and Fragments, circa 1925-1930
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Drafts, Deleted Portions, and Fragments, circa 1925-1930
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Drafts, Deleted Portions, and Fragments, circa 1925-1930
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Drafts, Deleted Portions, and Fragments, circa 1925-1930
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Notes, circa 1925-1930
Narrative-life, little pieces of narrative to be worked into book.
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49
Manuscript by Jerome and Frances E. Blum (1 of 3), circa 1969
Copyrighted 1967 by Frances E. Blum.
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Manuscript by Jerome and Frances E. Blum (2 of 3), circa 1969
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Manuscript by Jerome and Frances E. Blum (3 of 3), circa 1969
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Diaries and Journals (1 vol.), 1935
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53
Diaries and Journals (2 vols.), 1936-1937
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54
Diaries and Journals (3 vols.), 1942
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55
Lists, circa 1915-1930
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56
Notebooks , 1919-1942
Includes source material for Life Answered; 1 volume.
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Notebooks , 1919-1942
Includes source material for Life Answered; 3 volumes.
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Notebooks, 1919-1942
Includes source material for Life Answered; 2 volumes.
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Notebooks , undated
Includes source material for Life Answered; 2 volumes.
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Notebooks
Includes source material for Life Answered; 2 volumes.
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Notebooks
Includes source material for Life Answered; 4 volumes.
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Notebooks , circa 1920-1930
Includes source material for Life Answered; 3 volumes.
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Notebooks
Includes source material for Life Answered; 4 volumes.
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Notebooks
Includes source material for Life Answered; 4 volumes.
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Notebooks , circa 1920-1930
Includes source material for Life Answered; 3 volumes.
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Notebooks
Includes source material for Life Answered; 2 volumes.
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Notebooks , circa 1920-1930
Includes source material for Life Answered; 4 volumes.
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Notebooks
Includes source material for Life Answered; 3 volumes.
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13
Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
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14
Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
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Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
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Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
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Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
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Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
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Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
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Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
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Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
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Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
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Notes and Fragments, circa 1920-1930
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Notes and Fragments, circa 1935-1940
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Notes and Fragments, circa 1935-1940
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Notes and Fragments, circa 1935-1940
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Short Writings
"At Sea", circa 1920-1930
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"Chicago Sunday Afternoon", circa 1920-1930
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8
"The Fox-Spirit", circa 1920-1930
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9
"Resurrection" , circa 1920-1930
Also titled "Dark Virgin"; with untitled draft.
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10
On Tahiti, circa 1920
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On Tahiti, circa 1920-1930
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12
Tahiti Material, circa 1920-1952
Clippings, rubbings, sketches.
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"To an Image of a Black Goddess from the Ivory Coast", undated
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14
Telephone Numbers, circa 1920-1930
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3.2: Writings by Other Authors, 1920-1950
Description Container
Critical Statements about Jerome Blum, circa 1921-1950
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16
"Theodore Dreiser" by Frances Blum, circa 1920-1950
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