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Series 3 | A Finding Aid to the Louis Bouché papers, 1880-2007 | Digitized Collection

Louis Bouché papers, 1880-2007

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Series 3: Writings, 1933-1995
0.9 linear feet
Boxes 2-3

Writings include the final draft of Bouché's autobiography, along with the original first draft and various drafts compiled and edited by Jane Bouché for possible publication. The autobiography covers Bouché's family and early life, education in France and the Art Students League, friendship with Alexander Brook, military service, the Penguin and Whitney Clubs, his courtship of Marian, their honeymoon and travels, his early art career at Washington Square South, his work for Wanamaker's, his work as a muralist, vignettes on Woodstock, artist friends, art projects, his Guggenheim fellowship, and thoughts on art and teaching.
There are also 8 journals kept by Marian Bouché detailing her and her husband's travels in the United States and abroad from 1933 to 1963. The journal covering trips to Europe, North Stamford, and Haiti includes a handwritten draft of poems Marian and Peggy Bacon wrote for each other in response to the birth of Marian's child. Other writings include reminiscenes of Louis Bouché written by Peter Blume, Alexander Brook, Robert Coates, and Cyril Wright; and a poem to Louis Bouché by Peggy Bacon.
Materials are arranged by author and material type. Drafts of Bouché's autobiography are ordered by chapter and include edits by Jane Bouché Strong.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
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Autobiography By Louis Bouché, Final Draft, Chapters 1-8, circa 1950-1969
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Autobiography By Louis Bouché, Final Draft, Chapters 9-16, circa 1950-1969
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Autobiography By Louis Bouché, Edit by Jane Bouché Strong, Chapters 1-8, circa 1980-1995
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Autobiography By Louis Bouché, Edit by Jane Bouché Strong, Chapters 9-16, circa 1980-1995
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Autobiography By Louis Bouché, Edit by Jane Bouché Strong, Vignettes, circa 1980-1995
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Autobiography By Louis Bouché, Edit by Fran, circa 1980-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Chapters 1, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Chapters 2, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Chapters 3, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Chapters 4, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Chapters 5, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Chapters 6, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Chapters 7, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Chapters 8, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Chapters 9, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Chapters 10, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Chapters 11, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Chapters 12, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Chapters 13, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Chapters 14, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Chapters 15, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Chapters 16, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Vignettes #1, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Vignettes #2, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Vignettes #3, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Vignettes #4, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Vignette, Thoughts on Art, circa 1950-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Vignettes by Marian Bouché, circa 1980-1995
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Drafts and Edits, Vignettes, Not Used, circa 1950-1969
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Autobiography by Louis Bouché, Notes, circa 1950-1965
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Travel Diary of Marian Bouché, Europe, North Stamford, Haiti, 1933, 1935-1936
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Travel Diary of Marian Bouché, Europe, Cincinnati, 1938, 1948
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Travel Diary of Marian Bouché, West Virginia, Cincinnati, Boston, 1941, 1950, 1956
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Travel Diary of Marian Bouché, Montreal, Des Moines, 1951-1952
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Travel Diary of Marian Bouché, Italy, 1960
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Travel Diary of Marian Bouché, Savannah, Sarasota, 1962
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Travel Diary of Marian Bouché, S.S. Constitution, England, 1963, 1973
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Memoirs of Louis Bouché by Peter Blume, Alexander Brook, Robert Coates, and Cyril Wright, circa 1969-1975
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Poem by Peggy Bacon, "To Saint Louis", circa 1950-1965
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