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Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964

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Series 3: Writings, circa 1910-circa 1964
2.9 linear feet
Boxes 1-4

Writings is the largest series in the collection and consists of Bourgeois's research, essays, lectures, notes, notebooks and manuscript drafts on art and other subjects. There are notebooks containing research on artists, writings on various art topics, El Greco research and manuscript drafts, notes on places and sociology, and miscellaneous notes. Many of the writings are in French and German.
Writings are arranged as 5 subseries.
3.1: Notebooks on Artists, circa 1910-circa 1960
3.2: Notes on Art, circa 1930-circa 1964
3.3: El Greco Research and Writings, circa 1935-circa 1964
3.4: Notes on Places and Sociology, circa 1930-circa 1964
3.5: Notes on Other Subjects, circa 1921-circa 1964
3.1:Notebooks on Artists, circa 1910-circa 1960
Notebooks on artists consist of research and lecture drafts. Some of the notebooks are dedicated to a specific artist, but most notebooks contain information on multiple artists. Artists researched in the notebooks include Alexander Archipenko, Michelangelo, Pablo Picasso, and Piero Della Francesca. Many of the notes are in French and a few are in German.
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Alexander Archipenko Notebook, circa 1910-circa 1960
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Leonardo Da Vinci Notebook, circa 1910-circa 1960
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Michelangelo Notebook, circa 1910-circa 1960
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Pablo Picasso Notebook, circa 1910-circa 1960
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Piero della Francesca Notebook, circa 1910-circa 1960
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Henri Rousseau Notebook, circa 1910-circa 1960
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Notebook on Multiple Artists, circa 1910-circa 1960
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Notebook on Multiple Artists, circa 1910-circa 1960
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Notebook on Multiple Artists, circa 1910-circa 1960
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Notebook on Multiple Artists, circa 1910-circa 1960
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Notebook on Multiple Artists, circa 1910-circa 1960
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Notebook on Multiple Artists, circa 1910-circa 1960
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Notebook on Multiple Artists, circa 1910-circa 1960
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Notebook on Multiple Artists, circa 1910-circa 1960
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3.2:Writings on Art, circa 1930-circa 1964
Writings on art include handwritten and typed drafts of books and essays on art historical subjects such as Byzantine art or Paleolithic art. Several of the manuscripts are untitled.
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A B C of Art
, circa 1940-circa 1964
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The Art Paradox
, circa 1950-circa 1964
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Byzantine Art Manuscript, circa 1946-circa 1964
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Development and Rise of Museums and Collections
, circa 1930-circa 1964
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The Stone Age: Meet Your Ancestors
, circa 1945-circa 1964
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Untitled Art History Manuscript Preface and Chapters 1-3, circa 1940-circa 1964
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Untitled Art History Manuscript Chapters 4, circa 1940-circa 1964
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Untitled Art History Manuscript Chapters 7-8, circa 1940-circa 1964
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Untitled Art History Manuscript Chapters 9-10, circa 1940-circa 1964
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Authentication of Amerigo Vespucci Portrait, circa 1950-circa 1964
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Authentication of Goya Painting, circa 1950-circa 1964
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Authentication of Henri Toulouse-Lautrec Painting, 1961
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3.3:El Greco Research and Writings, circa 1935-circa 1964
Stephan Bourgeois spent approximately twenty years researching and writing a book on the life of the artist El Greco. This subseries includes his correspondence, research notes, chronology and drafts on the subject.
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El Greco Correspondence, 1939-1947
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El Greco Correspondence, 1948-1952
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El Greco Chronology, circa 1935-circa 1964
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El Greco Research Notes, circa 1935-circa 1964
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Research Notes on "El Greco's Life", circa 1935-circa 1964
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Research Notes on "El Greco's Signature", circa 1935-circa 1946
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Research Notes on "El Greco Pictures", circa 1935-circa 1964
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Research Notes on "El Greco Pictures", circa 1935-circa 1964
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El Greco Manuscript Prologue, circa 1940-circa 1964
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El Greco Manuscript Chapters 1-3, circa 1940-circa 1964
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El Greco Manuscript Chapters 4-5, circa 1940-circa 1964
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El Greco Manuscript Chapter 6, circa 1940-circa 1964
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El Greco Manuscript Chapter 7, circa 1940-circa 1964
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El Greco Manuscript Addenda and Other Edits, circa 1940-circa 1964
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3.4:Writings on Places and Sociology, circa 1930-circa 1964
This subseries consists of research notes on the sociology of cultures based on geographic location, such as Africa, Ancient Greece, Germany, Spain and Italy.
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"Africa, Egypt, Rhodesia" Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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"Arabia" Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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"Creta" Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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"Easter Island" Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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"The Greeks" Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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"Mount Athos and Mistra" Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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"Rhineland" Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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"Rhineland" Notebook 1, circa 1930-circa 1964
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"Rhineland" Notebook 2, circa 1930-circa 1964
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"Spain I" Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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"Spain II" Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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"Spain III" Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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"Venice and Rome" Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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"Venice and Rome" Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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"Ancient Man" Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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"Climate and Man" Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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3.5:Notes on Other Subjects, circa 1921-circa 1964
Included herein are miscellaneous notes on a range of topics and what appears to be a partial draft for an untitled novel.
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Miscellaneous Notes, circa 1921-circa 1951
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Miscellaneous Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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Miscellaneous Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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Miscellaneous Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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Miscellaneous Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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Miscellaneous Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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Miscellaneous Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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Miscellaneous Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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Miscellaneous Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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Miscellaneous Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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Miscellaneous Notes, circa 1930-circa 1964
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Untitled Novel Partial Manuscript, circa 1950-circa 1964
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