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Series 8 | A Finding Aid to the Peter Blume papers, 1870-2001 | Digitized Collection

Peter Blume papers, 1870-2001

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Series 8: Photographs, 1917-circa 1980
1.1 linear feet
Box 5-6, 9

Found are portraits and snapshots of Peter Blume, Grace 'Ebie' Blume, family members, friends, and colleagues. Other photographs depict travel, parties, exhibitions, the outdoors, homes, pets, and of works of art including paintings and sculpture.
Photographs of Peter Blume depict Blume painting outdoors and in his studio, with his art, with Grace Blume, and with family and friends. Travel photos are from Europe, Japan, and the American West. Some of the travel photos are of Ned and Nancy Holsten, the Blumes' travel companions and friends. Photographs of friends and family include the Cowleys, the Blankenhorns, the Askews, the Josephsons, and the Sobys, among others.
Photographs from a terrace party, likely taken by H. Strauss, depict many of the Blumes' friends and family in addition to Arthur Miller.
Photographs of exhibitions are from the American Institute in Rome and the Carnegie Institute.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
DescriptionContainer
Photo Album, 1953
Harry Blume's Birthday
5
12
Peter Blume, Portraits, circa 1930-circa 1970
5
13
Peter Blume, Painting in Studio, 1944-circa 1960
5
14
Peter Blume, Painting Outside, circa 1950
5
15
Peter Blume, in Studio, circa 1950-circa 1970
5
16
Peter Blume, With Art, circa 1960
5
17
Peter Blume, Snapshots, circa 1925-circa 1970
Oversized material housed in Box 9, F8
5
18
Grace "Ebie" Blume, circa 1920-circa 1975
5
19
Peter and Grace Blume, circa 1930-1965
5
20
Peter and Family, circa 1935-1967
5
21
Peter, Grace, and Friends
Snapshots, circa 1920-circa 1960
5
22
Trip to Woodlawn Plantation, circa 1950
5
23
With Blankenhorns, circa 1945
5
24
With Cowleys, 1945-circa 1970
5
25
Medal Presentation Ceremony, circa 1960
5
26
Group Portrait, 1979
With Alfred Eisenstaedt, Raphael Soyer, Malcolm Cowley, Barbara Tuchman, and Peter Blume
5
27
Peter Blume with Georgia O'Keeffe, circa 1970
5
28
Terrace and Pool Parties, circa 1950-1970
With Arthur Miller, Askews, Sobys, Josephsons, and Cowleys
5
29-30
Travel
Europe and Japan, circa 1950
5
31
With Ned and Nancy Holsten, circa 1940s-1950s
5
32-33
American West, circa 1950
5
34
Cowley Family, circa 1930-circa 1970
5
35
Ann and Heber Blankenhorn, 1935-1952
5
36
Friends and Family, 1917-1961
Mostly unidentified. Oversized material housed in Box 9, F9.
5
37
Pets and Animals, circa 1935
5
38
Blume's Home, Gardens, and Construction, circa 1930s-1960s
5
39
Homes, Others, circa 1930
5
40
Outdoors, Landscapes, circa 1940-circa 1950
5
41
Exhibition, Carnegie and Others, 1934-1950, 1982
5
42
Exhibition, American Academy in Rome,
Venus
(1974), circa 1974
5
43
Contact Sheets, circa 1970
5
44
Works of Art, Packets, circa 1970
5
45-49
Works of Art, Sculpture, circa 1974
Oversized material housed in Box 9, F7
5
50
Works of Art, Studies, circa 1970
5
51
Works of Art, Drawings, circa 1960
5
52
Works of Art, Painting, circa 1960s
5
53
Works of Art, Painting, 1950s-1970s
6
1
Transparencies, 1960s
6
2
Slides, circa 1960
6
3
Xeroxes of Photos of Works of Art, circa 1980
6
4
Oversized Photos of Works of Art, Sculpture, scanned with Box 5, F50, circa 1970
9
7
Oversized Peter Blume, Snapshot, scanned with Box 5, F18, circa 1980
9
8
Oversized Friends and Family Photos, scanned with Box 5, F37, circa 1960s
9
9

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
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