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John Steuart Curry and Curry family papers, 1848-1999

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Series 7: Print Materials , 1918-1985
(Boxes 4-5, 10; OV 12-13; 1.6 linear feet)

This series contains exhibition catalogs, clippings, periodicals, book illustrations, magazine illustrations, printed reproductions of artwork, monographs about Curry, scrapbooks created by Curry and his relatives, and other miscellany. This series includes print materials gathered during Curry's lifetime and after his death.
Magazine illustrations include some of Curry's early commercial artwork from illustrated magazines such as Country Gentleman, Boy's Life, and Western Weekly. The first magazine illustration in the series is annotated indicating that it was Curry's first illustration. Clippings are mostly related to Curry's artwork, his residency at the University of Wisconsin, and his death in 1946.
Exhibition catalogs are from Curry's solo and group exhibitions. Early catalogs contain some annotations. Reproductions of Curry's paintings and drawings are found in a variety of media including book and magazine covers, pamphlets, and advertisements.
John Steuart Curry's childhood scrapbook contains clippings from pictorial magazines, photographs of livestock, and a couple of sketches. Later scrapbooks kept by his wife, sister, and brother are also found, and contain mostly clippings.
Articles about Curry found in the periodicals are duplicated in clippings. Additional print materials are found throughout the collection. See series descriptions for further details.
Description Container Select
Book Illustrations, circa 1940-1946
4
55
Magazine Illustrations, circa 1921-1926
4
56
Magazine Illustrations, circa 1921-1926
4
57
Magazine Illustrations, circa 1921-1926
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
58
Clippings , circa 1918-1919, 1929-1931
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
59
Clippings, 1933-1936
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
60
Clippings, 1937-1938
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
61
Clippings, 1939
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
62
Clippings, 1940
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
63
Clippings, 1941
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
64
Clippings, 1942
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
65
Clippings, 1943
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
66
Clippings, 1944-1945
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
67
Clippings, 1946
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
68
Clippings, 1947-1949
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
69
Clippings, 1950-1952
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
70
Clippings, 1953-1959
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
71
Clippings, 1960-1969
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
72
Clippings, 1970-1975
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
73
Clippings, 1976-1978
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
74
Clippings, 1981-1988
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
75
Clippings, undated
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
76
Clippings, undated
Oversized material housed in OV 13
4
77
Exhibition Catalogs, 1930-1939
(Contains some annotations)
4
78
Exhibition Catalogs, 1942-1945
5
1
Exhibition Catalogs, 1946-1948
5
2
Exhibition Catalogs, 1950-1956
5
3
Exhibition Catalogs, 1957-1968
5
4
Exhibition Catalogs, 1970-1974
5
5
Exhibition Catalogs, 1976-1980
5
6
Exhibition Catalogs, 1981
5
7
Exhibition Catalogs, 1984-1992
5
8
Exhibition Catalogs, undated
5
9
Monographs about Curry
Scribner's Examines: John Steuart Curry by Thomas Craven, 1938
(production copy; also contains production copy of related pamphlet)
5
10
List of Illustrations for John Steuart Curry: Pageant of America, circa 1943
5
11
American Artists Group Monograph, 1945
5
12
Pamphlets Related to Art Materials and Techniques, 1928, undated
5
13
Pamphlets Related to Kansas, circa 1950-1980
5
14
Periodicals
(see Clippings)
America 200, 1976
5
15
American Artist, 1976
5
16
Art In America, 1976
5
17
Demcourier, 1941
5
18
Kansas Directory, 1961
5
19
Kansas Magazine, 1941, 1966
5
20
Kansas Quarterly, 1970
5
21
Life, 1936, 1946
Oversized material housed in Box 10
5
22
The Register of the Museum of Art (University of Kansas), 1959
5
23
Scribner's Magazine, 1938
5
24
Time, 1934
5
25
Wisconsin Alumnus, 1949, 1985
5
26
Reproductions of Artwork
Covers, circa 1938-1975
Oversized material housed in OV 12
5
27
Lucky Strike Advertisements, circa 1942
Oversized material housed in OV 12
5
28
War Bonds Advertisements, circa 1941-1945
Oversized material housed in OV 12
5
29
Pamphlets, circa 1935-1964
5
30
Proofs and Prints, undated
Oversized material housed in OV 12
5
31
Miscellaneous Reproductions, crica 1930-1985
Oversized material housed in OV 12
5
32
Scrapbooks
John Steuart Curry, circa 1905-1907
(Contains clippings, childhood sketches, and photographs of livestock)
5
33
Margery Curry Fike (sister), 1937-1936
(Contains clippings)
Oversized material housed in Box 10
5
34
Kathleen Curry (wife), 1935-1940
Oversized material housed in Box 10
5
35
R. Eugene Curry (brother), 1936-1939, 1946
Oversized material from Folder 36 housed in Box 10
5
36-37
Miscellaneous Print Materials, circa 1939-1986
5
38
Oversized Periodicals
Oversized material from Box 5, Folder 22
10
Oversized Scrapbooks
Oversized material scanned with Box 5, Folders 34-36
10
Oversized Reproductions of Artwork
Oversized material from Box 5, Folders 27-28, 31-32
OV 12
Oversized Magazine Illustrations
Oversized material scanned with Box 4, Folder 58
OV 13
Oversized Clippings
Oversized material scanned with Box 4, Folders 59-77
OV 13

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  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
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