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Milton Wolf Brown papers, 1908-1998

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Series 5: Prendergast Catalogue Raisonne Project , circa 1952-1990
1.8 Linear feet
Boxes 13-14, 25

This series contains Milton Brown's Prendergast Catalogue Raisonne Project files. Brown was appointed senior fellow for the project at Williams College from 1983 to 1987. Found here are project documents such as correspondence, draft essays by Brown and others, notes, outlines, bibliographies, budgets, and reports. Also found are research files on Prendergast compiled for the project including notes from twenty separate meetings with Mrs. Prendergast, as well as genealogical documents, auction lists, photocopies of exhibition catalogs and other printed material.
Folders are arranged alphabetically.
Description Container Select
"Alphabetical Listing of Works,", 1986
13
3
American Art Research Council Files on Prendergast (Photocopies), circa 1940s
13
4
Auction Lists, circa 1983
13
5
Bibliographic Research Material, circa 1980s
13
6
Correspondence, 1983-1990
(5 folders)
13
7-11
Data Entry Documentation, circa 1984
13
12
Dissertation, Maurice Prendergast: The Sources and Development of His Style by Hedley H. Rhys, 1952
13
13
Draft Essays, circa 1986-1989
(2 folders)
13
14-15
Drafts of Catalogue Raisonne Front Matter, 1989
13
16
Essay, "Maurice B. Prendergast,", circa 1980s
(2 folders)
13
17-18
Exhibition Catalog, Maurice Prendergast: 1959-1924 (Photocopy), 1960
13
19
Galley Proofs for Prendergast Essay, 1989
13
20
Genealogical Research, 1985-1986
13
21
Miscellaneous Project Documents, 1983-1986
13
22
Notes, 1980s
13
23
Outline, 1980s
13
24
"Prendergast Addresses,", 1987
13
25
"Prendergast Bibliography" Note Cards, circa 1980s
25
2-4
"Prendergast Lectures: Charles Sheeler,", 1987
13
26
"Prendergast Systematic Catalog General Bibliography and Exhibition Listing,", 1985
13
27
Printed Material about Massachusetts (Photocopies), undated
13
28
Printed Material about Charles and Maurice Prendergast (Photocopies), 1893-1980s
(5 folders)
14
1-5
Project Budget, 1983
14
6
Project Reports, 1984-1985
14
7
Records of Meetings with Mrs. Prendergast, 1983-1984
14
8
Samples of Catalogue Raisonne (Photocopies), 1959-1981
14
9
"Work of Maurice and Charles Prendergast in the Hanging Collection of Mrs. Charles Prendergast,", circa 1983
14
10

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