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Keith Warner papers, 1935-1975

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 3 series.

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Series 1: Correspondence , 1940-1963
0.4 Linear Feet
Box 1

Correspondence consists of letters from artists Alexander Calder, Roland Dorcely, Stanton MacDonald-Wright and his wife Jeanne MacDonald-Wright, Piet Mondrian, and Max Weber. Letters from Alfred Stieglitz on the subject of John Marin and Stieglitz' gallery An American Place are also present. Letters received from artists often combine the personal and professional in content. Subjects range from exhibitions, the art market, artists' methods and works, art criticism, and collecting to personal subjects. Also included are letters from unidentified correspondents.
Letters are arranged by correspondent last name.
Correspondence has been scanned in its entirety.
Description Container Select
Calder, Alexander, circa 1944-1951
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1
Calder, Alexander, 1944-1945
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2
Calder, Alexander, 1945-1946
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3
Calder, Alexander, 1946-1947
1
4
Calder, Alexander, 1948-1951
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5
Dorcely, Roland, circa 1957-1958
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6
Dorcely, Roland, 1959
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7
Dorcely, Roland, 1960-1963
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8
MacDonald-Wright, Stanton, circa 1940s
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9
MacDonald-Wright, Stanton, circa 1940s
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10
MacDonald-Wright, Stanton, circa 1940s
1
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MacDonald-Wright, Stanton, 1944-1947
1
12
MacDonald-Wright, Jeanne, circa 1940s
1
13
Mondrian, Piet, 1943-1944
1
14
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1940-1944
1
15
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1944-1947
Folder contains letters on the subject of An American Place from others, including Georgia O'Keeffe, after the death of Alfred Stieglitz in 1946.
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1
Weber, Max, 1944-1947
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2
Weber, Max, 1947-1949
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3
Unidentified Correspondents, circa 1930
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4

Series 2: Collecting Files , circa 1940-1975
12 folders
Box 2, OV 3

Collecting files predominantly consists of materials related to artists Roland Dorcely and Stanton MacDonald-Wright, and include notes and writings by Warner; published articles and writings by the artists; newspaper and magazine clippings; exhibition announcements and catalogs; and photographs of works of art. Also included are notes for essays on the subject of Alexander Calder and Paul Rosenburg, as well as Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O'Keeffe.
Collecting files are arranged by subject and material type.
This series has been partially scanned. Duplicates have not been scanned.
Description Container Select
Notes on Alexander Calder and Paul Rosenburg, circa 1950s
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5
Writings about Roland Dorcely, circa 1957-1959
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6
Writings by Roland Dorcely, circa 1957-circa 1963
2
7
Roland Dorcely Collectors List, circa 1957-circa 1963
2
8
Roland Dorcely Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, circa 1960-1975
Oversized materials housed in OV 3
2
9
Roland Dorcely Newspaper and Magazine Clippings, 1958-1975
Oversized materials housed in OV 3
2
10
Photographs of Works of Art by Roland Dorcely, circa 1958-1960
Includes photographs of works from Dorcely's La Série des Défilés.
2
11
Stanton MacDonald-Wright Biographical Sketch, circa 1945
2
12
Script Magazine articles by Stanton MacDonald-Wright, 1945-1946
2
13
Stanton MacDonald-Wright Newspaper Clippings, circa 1940s
2
14
Quotes from Press Notices regarding Stanton MacDonald-Wright, circa 1940s
2
15
Notes on Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O'Keeffe, 1944
2
16
Oversized Printed Materials scanned with Box 2, Folders 9-10
OV 3

Series 3: Artwork , circa 1945-circa 1965
2 folders
Box 2

Artwork includes sketches by Alexander Calder and Roland Dorcely. Alexander Calder's artwork includes sketches of proposed mobiles and sculptures that include scale, materials, and cost. Roland Dorcely's artwork includes sketches in ink and pencil of abstracted figures and objects.
Artwork is arranged by creator last name.
The series has been scanned in its entirety.
Description Container Select
Works of Art by Alexander Calder, circa 1945-circa 1950
2
17
Works of Art by Roland Dorcely, circa 1955-circa 1965
2
18

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