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Paul Bransom papers, 1862-1985, bulk 1904-1979

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Series 4: Personal Business Records , circa 1912-1981
0.3 Linear feet
Box 5

This series includes records relating to Bransom's illustration and advertising clients, galleries where he exhibited, other Bransom projects, bibliographies and inventories of Bransom's artwork, and records of projects of family members. Arrangement is alphabetical by gallery or business entity, with special subjects placed at the end of the series. Types of records include correspondence, receipts, lists, notes, contracts, pamphlets, and brochures.
Gallery and illustration client records document exhibitions, consignments, and sales of Bransom's artwork. The files for Teton Artists Associated also contain Bransom's designs for brochures and advertisements, proofs of printed materials, a contract, and lists of students. The file for Northwest Schools contains a contract for the production of an instructional book on animal drawing by Bransom, as well as correspondence related to the project. For a copy of that publication, see Printed Materials.
Also found are bibliographies compiled by Seth Mattingly and Helen Ireland Hays, and an artwork inventory compiled by Mario Cesar Romero after Bransom's death. Drafts of Mattingly's bibliographies are found with his correspondence in Series 1. Additional correspondence related to Bransom's business activities, including magazine and book illustrations, exhibitions, and other business with entities listed in this series can also be found in the Correspondence series. Exhibition Catalogs and other printed materials related to exhibitions can be found in Printed Materials.
Description Container Select
Abercrombie and Fitch, 1939-1941, 1967
5
46
Morris L. Appleman, Denver Exhibition, 1950
5
47
Artists Day at Christmas Sales for the Blind, 1954-1966, undated
5
48
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931-1937
5
49
General Store Gallery, 1970-1971, undated
5
50
Grand Central Galleries, 1966-1973, undated
5
51
Hawley Advertising Company, 1933
5
52
Lord and Thomas Advertising, 1932
5
53
Northwest Schools, Inc., 1961-1962
5
54
Royal Ontario Museum, 1975-1976
5
55
Seagram Distillers Company, 1956-1962, undated
5
56
Society of Illustrators, 1942
5
57
Teton Artists Associated, 1958-1962, undated
(2 folders)
5
58-59
The Toronto Star, 1945
5
60
Woodmere Art Gallery, 1962-1964, undated
5
61
Notices of Receipt for Artwork, 1925, 1964-1979, undated
(Contains records from Arden Studios, Inc., The James Ford Bell Museum of Natural History in Minnesota, the Fulton County Museum, and the Brandywine River Museum)
5
62
Miscellaneous Consignments and Sales, 1942-1980, undated
5
63
Miscellaneous Receipts, 1912-1978
5
64
Personal Financial Records, 1924, 1949, 1962-1972
5
65
Grace Bransom's Doll Business, 1953, undated
5
66
Harry Bond's Invention, 1934
5
67
Bibliography of Illustrations, 1980, undated
5
68
Bibliography and Artwork Inventory, 1980-1981
5
69
Artwork Inventory Project Notes, undated
5
70
Artwork Inventory, circa 1981
(7 folders)
6
1-7

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