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Moses Soyer papers, circa 1905-1974

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Series 3: Writings & Notes , circa 1930s-1968, undated
(Box 2; 0.6 linear feet)

Writings by Soyer include two drafts of an autobiographical essay, "Three Brothers" (titled "This is Our Story" in the second draft), and typed and handwritten draft writings of Soyer's book Painting the Human Figure, which was published in 1964. Also found are several of Soyer's desk diaries and other miscellaneous writings, including poetry Soyer translated into English, drafts of speeches, brief essays on art, and various notes. Writings by others include scattered writings by Ida Soyer about daily events, an essay by David Soyer, "Studio", about his father's studio, and essays about Moses Soyer by friend and artist Philip Evergood and art critic Charlotte Willard. Also found is a handmade book by Noemi and Norberto (last names unknown), a notepad possibly belonging to Soyer, and writings in other languages including Hebrew and Russian.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
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Moses Soyer, "Three Brothers" or "This is Our Story", circa 1940
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4
Moses Soyer, Draft Writings for Book Painting the Human Figure, early 1960s
(3 folders)
2
5-7
Moses Soyer, Desk Diaries, 1950, 1958-1968
(7 folders)
2
8-14
Moses Soyer, Miscellaneous Writings, circa 1940s-1960s
2
15
Moses Soyer, Notes, circa 1940s-1960s
2
16
Ida Soyer, Miscellaneous Writings, circa 1940s-1960s
2
17
David Soyer, Miscellaneous Writings, circa 1960s
2
18
Philip Evergood, Essay about Moses Soyer, 1962
2
19
Noemi & Norberto, Homemade Book, 1962
2
20
Charlotte Willard, "Moses Soyer, circa 1960s
2
21
Notepad, circa 1930s
2
22
Documents written in foreign languages, 1941, undated
2
23

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