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Peter and Rose Krasnow papers, 1914-2001

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Series 3: Writings and Notes , circa 1916-1980
(Boxes 1-2; 1.3 linear feet)

This series contains writings and notes by Peter Krasnow, Rose Krasnow, and others. Writings by Peter Krasnow include a draft autobiography, essays, lectures on wood sculpture, typescripts, notes, and writings on art. Writings by Rose Krasnow include essays, plays, poetry, and short stories. Writings by others consist of essays, lectures, notes, plays, poetry, short stories, and typescripts. Other writers include Grace Clements, Fidel Danieli, Robert DeLuce, Alfred S. Drake, and Philip Noer.
The series is arranged as 3 subseries:
  • 3.1: By Peter Krasnow, circa 1937-1980
  • 3.2: By Rose Krasnow, circa 1916-1979
  • 3.3: By Others, circa 1929-1980
3.1: By Peter Krasnow, circa 1937-1980
Description Container
Autobiography - Draft, undated
The autobiography draft is arranged in sequential page order. In some cases, multiple drafts of page(s) occur, and are arranged together within the sequential page order. Some pages are missing.
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49-52
Autobiography - Typescript, circa 1970
Some pages are missing from folder 55.
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53-56
Autobiography - Edits by Susan Ehrlich, 1980
1
57
Essay - "The Drawings", undated
1
58
Essay - "Fame", undated
1
59
Essay - "Miracles do Happen", 1975
1
60
Essay- On Drawing, undated
1
61
Lecture - Wood Sculpture, undated
(4 folders)
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62-65
List - Works and Owners, undated
1
66
Notes - Typewritten, circa 1937-1939
1
67
Paper - Wood Sculpture, undated
1
68
Paper Draft- Wood Sculpture, undated
1
69
Projected Plan for Book of Pen-and-Ink Drawings, after 1946
1
70
Typescript - Lorenzo, by Peter Krasnow, undated
1
71
Typescript (draft) - For Lorenzo (Loaned to Susan Ehrlich), 1978 October 3
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72
Typescripts - 10 Stories (some are incomplete) , undated
(4 folders)
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1-4
Typescript Manuscript - Unidentified, before 1970
(2 folders)
2
5-6
Typescript - Unidentified, undated
2
7
Writings on Art, 1937-1938
2
8
3.2: By Rose Krasnow, circa 1916-1979
Description Container
Essay - "Religion: On Judaism", undated
2
9
Notes, after 1979
2
10
Play - The Board Meeting, undated
2
11
Play - The Dreamer, undated
2
12
Play - Influence (Incomplete), undated
2
13
Play - A Jewish Heart with an Anti-Climax, undated
2
14
Play - A Paradox, undated
2
15
Play - Seder Night, undated
2
16
Play - The Story of Esther (Incomplete), undated
2
17
Play - Tradition: An Allegory (Incomplete), undated
2
18
Play - Yellow Peril (Incomplete), undated
2
19
Poetry (Alphabetical by Title), 1916 January 18 - 1938, undated
2
20
Poetry - Untitled (Alphabetical by First Line), undated
2
21
Poetry - "Lucinda", 1926
2
22
Short Story - "Excelsior", undated
2
23
Short Story - "French Leave", undated
2
24
Short Story - "His Day Off", undated
2
25
Short Story - "How the Mountain was Lost: A Fairy Tale without a Fairy", undated
2
26
3.3: By Others, circa 1929-1980
Description Container
Essay - "Peter Krasnow: Pioneer Los Angeles Modernist" by Fidel Danieli, 1975 March 10
2
27
Essay - Untitled, by Alfred S. Drake, after 1976 May
2
28
Essay Introduction, by Franz Xaver Kappus, and Letters from Rainer Maria Rilke, 1929 June
2
29
Essay - "To Give, One Must Have; To Teach, One Must Be" by Ethel Sheldon, circa 1960
2
30
Essay - Krasnow--Sidebar to "Off-La Cienega" by Robert B. Young, circa 1971
2
31
Essay - "Legend of the Painting" by Unidentified Author, undated
2
32
Essay on Peter Krasnow, by Unidentified Author, undated
2
33
Essay - "A Psycho-Spiritual Approach to Culture" by Unidentified Author, undated
2
34
Essays and Other Writings, by Unidentified Author(s) (Probably by Glass, D. and T.S.), undated
2
35
Essays by Unidentified Author(s) , 1932-1937, undated
2
36
Essay, by Unidentified Author, undated
2
37
Essays - Unidentified, by Unidentified Author(s), undated
2
38
Lectures - Grace Clements, 1961-1966
2
39
Lectures - Robert DeLuce, 1962, undated
2
40
Notes - Handwritten, by Unidentified Author(s), undated
2
41
Notebook - Handwritten, by Unidentified Author, undated
2
42
Notes - Works Loaned to Claremont, by Unidentified Author, 1980 January 29
2
43
Play - Esther, by Unidentified Author (Probably by W.P. Hayes), undated
2
44
Play - Ruth, by Unidentified Author, undated
2
45
Play and Essay, by Unidentified Author (Probably by Hahn), undated
2
46
Poetry, by Philip Noer, undated
2
47
Poetry, by Unidentified Author, undated
2
48
Radio Talks, by Grace Clements, 1954 April 8 - 1955 December 24, undated
2
49
Short Story - "The Absentrop Affair" by Alan C. Fox, undated
2
50
Short Story - "A Legend of Laangelo" by Irene M. Goldkind, undated
2
51
Short Story - "Twilight" by S. Miller, undated
2
52
Short Story, by Unidentified Author, undated
2
53
Typescript - God is a Little Girl, by E.D. Howe, 1967
2
54
Typescript - A Skeleton Key to "Paterson" by Philip D. Noer, after 1966
2
55

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