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Rockwell Kent papers, [circa 1840]-1993, bulk 1935-1961

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Series 4: Printed Matter , 1905-1993, undated
(Reels 5252-5254)

This series contains publications, articles, and newspaper clippings about Rockwell Kent and his family, items written and/or illustrated by Kent, reviews of his writings and exhibitions, miscellaneous articles on subjects of interest to him and publications inscribed to him. The series also includes printed matter about the Johnstone family, an article by Sally Kent, posters, and maps of the Adirondack region of New York State.
This series has been partially scanned. Miscellaneous clippings, maps, and monographs by and about Rockwell Kent have not been digitized.
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About Rockwell Kent, 1916-1972, undated
(includes photo essay on Asgaard house designed by Kent; invitations to meet Rockwell Kent; press clippings)
5252
857-1534
About Rockwell Kent, cont.
5253
3-422
Cartoons, 1933, 1948, 1971, undated
(satirizing Kent's Greenland trip and artistic style; "Private Lives" informational cartoon; and crossword puzzle including Kent's name)
5253
423-435
Political Activities, 1932-1933, 1943, 1948, 1953, undated
(congressional race materials; Jay Taxpayers Association-R.K., Chairman; Brief for Petitioners in Kent vs. Subversive Activities Control Board; flier written by Kent)
5253
436-551
Kent Obituaries and Tributes, 1971-1972, undated
5253
552-774
Kent Family, 1931, 1969, undated
5253
775-792
Writings and Speeches by Kent, 1905, 1925-1962, undated
5253
794-957
Articles Illustrated by Rockwell Kent, 1910-1960, undated
5253
959-1224
Reproductions of Works by Rockwell Kent, undated
5253
1225-1245
Bookplates, undated
(2 catalogs: "Bookplates by Rockwell Kent" and "Antioch Bookplate Papers, Volume 1")
5253
1246-1265
Reviews of Books Written and/or Illustrated by Rockwell Kent
Wilderness, 1920
5253
1267-1286
Voyaging, 1924-1925
5253
1287-1296
N by E, 1930-1931
5253
1297-1328
Rockwellkentiana, 1933
5253
1329-1332
Salamina, 1936
5253
1333-1348
This Is My Own, 1940-1941
5253
1349-1383
Moby Dick, 1944, 1952
5253
1384-1395
"On the Writings of Rockwell Kent,", undated
(compilation of excerpts of reviews, 1926-1941)
5253
1396-1410
Miscellaneous Subjects of Interest to Kent, 1925-1993, undated
5253
unfilmed
Inscribed to Kent, 1938-1951
5253
unfilmed
About Johnstone Family, 1943, 1945
5253
1412-1414
By Sally Kent, 1943, 1961
5253
1416-1446
Posters
(oversize)
Twenty-Fourth International Exhibition of Paintings, Carnegie Institute, October 15-December 6, 1925; National Tuberculosis Association, Christmas Seals, 1939; Kent Exhibitions in the USSR, circa 1958-1967 (4 posters, in Russian); Calavenas Divisionistas (not Kent; in Spanish; undated, unfilmed)
5254
3-13
Maps of New York State, 1993
(oversize)
5254
unfilmed
Maps of Upstate New York, 1953, 1955, 1966, undated
(7 items)
5254
unfilmed
Monographs by and about Rockwell Kent
(Johnson, Fridolf, ed. Rockwell Kent: An Anthology of His Works. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982; Jones, Dan Burne. The Prints of Rockwell Kent: A Catalogue Raisonn. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1975; Kent, Rockwell. It's Me, O Lord: The Autobiography of Rockwell Kent. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1955; Kent, Rockwell, ed. World Famous Paintings. New York: Wise & Co., Inc., 1939; Traxel, David. An American Saga: The Life and Times of Rockwell Kent. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1980)
5254
unfilmed

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