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Robert Josephy correspondence, 1934-1936

Josephy, Robert, 1903-

Book designer


Collection Information

Size: 6 Items

Summary: Letters concern The Limited Editions Club interest in reproducing Charles Demuth's drawings for a new edition of "The Turn of the Screw," by Henry James (never published). Included are: 2 letters from Josephy to Demuth, June 20 and 28, 1934, and one letter to Frank Osborn, July 2, 1934; 2 letters from Charles Demuth to Josephy, June 24 and 29, 1934, regarding ownership of the drawings; and one letter from Arthur Dove to Josephy, September 8, 1936 with an explanation of the decision for not publishing the book.

Biographical/Historical Note

Book designer; New York, N.Y.


Donated 1994 by Maria Josephy, daughter of Robert Josephy.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 5030 (fr. 448-462) available for use at the Archives of American Art and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Robert Josephy correspondence, 1934-1936. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.