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Stanton Macdonald-Wright papers, 1907-1973

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Series 2: Writings , 1920-circa 1970
0.9 Linear feet
Box 1-2

Writings consist of typescript and handwritten drafts of essays, plays, and manuscripts by Stanton Macdonald-Wright. This series includes an untitled manuscript for a novel loosely based on the lives of Stanton and his brother Willard, essays on art, and a notebook of haikus. There are also drafts of A Treatise on Color with palettes and color wheels; The Basis of Culture, a survey of art around the world; and Bittersweet: An Artist's Life, a copy of Macdonald-Wright's unpublished autobiography.
This series is organized chronologically.
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Handwritten Draft of Untitled Manuscript, circa 1920-circa 1950
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Typescript Draft of Untitled Manuscript, circa 1920-circa 1950
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"The Rebirth of the Classical Impulse", 1920
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"Four Fantastic Satires", circa 1922
Includes only 3 of the 4 plays.
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Essays on Art, circa 1922-circa 1925
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A Treatise on Color, 1924
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Color Wheels and Charts, circa 1924
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Color Wheels and Charts, circa 1924
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"The Structure of Art", circa 1930
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A Basis of Culture Glossary and Notes, circa 1933
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A Basis of Culture Byzantine and Italy Chapter, circa 1933
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A Basis of Culture Modernist Art Chapter, circa 1933
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A Basis of Culture Persia Chapter, circa 1933
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A Basis of Culture Mesopotamian Races Chapter, circa 1933
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A Basis of Culture Etruscan, Greco-Roman, and Roman Art Chapter, circa 1933
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A Basis of Culture The Italian Renaissance Chapter, circa 1933
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A Basis of Culture Revision Notes, circa 1933
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Haiku Notebook, 1962-1963
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Bittersweet: An Artist's Life, circa 1970
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Bittersweet: An Artist's Life, circa 1970
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Bittersweet: An Artist's Life, circa 1970
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