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William Mills Ivins papers, 1878-1964

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Series 2: Writings, circa 1910-1960
(Boxes 8-12; 4.9 linear ft.)

This series consists of notes, drafts, manuscripts, and corrected gallery sheets for books, articles, reviews, lectures, etc., by William M. Ivins, Jr., both published and unpublished. Some are in notebooks spanning several years and covering a range of topics, in no apparent order within the volumes. Also included are autobiographical notes, circa 1925-1950's, and leaves from diaries dated 1919 and 1943-1945. Many are untitled and undated.
As far as possible the records are arranged in chronological order.
DescriptionContainer
Miscellaneous Writings, 1913
8
2
Miscellaneous Writings, circa 1916
8
3
Articles, 1917
8
4
Miscellaneous Writings, 1918
8
5
Miscellaneous Writings, 1919
8
6
Articles and Lectures, circa 1919
8
7
Diary, 1919
8
8
Miscellaneous Writings, 1920
8
9
Notes, 1920
8
10
Miscellaneous Writings, 1923
8
11
Daumier, 1923
8
12
Miscellaneous Writings, 1924
8
13
Museum Aesthetics, 1924
8
14
Miscellaneous Writings, 1925
8
15
Notes- Pling, Aesthetics Theory, Etc., circa 1925
8
16
Books and Prints, 1926
8
17
Miscellaneous Writings, 1926
8
18
Miscellaneous Writings, 1927
8
19
Miscellaneous Writings, 1928
8
20
Notebook, circa 1927-1932
8
21
Notebook, circa 1930
8
22
Notebook, 1930s
8
23
Notebook, circa 1931
8
24
Miscellaneous Writings, 1932
8
25
Notebook, circa 1932
8
26
Miscellaneous Writings, 1933
8
27
Miscellaneous Writings, 1934
8
28
Bryson Burroughs, 1935
8
29
Miscellaneous Writings, 1937
8
30
Morgan Library lectures, "Aspects of Renaissance Book Illustration", circa 1937
8
31-35
Morgan Library lectures, "Aspects of Renaissance Book Illustration", circa 1937
9
1-7
Morgan Library Lectures, Illustrated Books, circa 1937
9
8
Morgan Library Lectures, Corrected Typescript, circa 1937
9
9
Morgan Library Lectures, Miscellaneous, circa 1937
9
10
"On the Rationalization of Sight", 1938
9
11-12
Miscellaneous Writings, 1939
9
13
Notebook, 1930s
9
14
Miscellaneous Writings, 1941
9
15
"Free Thought in the Country", 1943
9
16
"Peter Bruegel- Lables for Exhibitions", 1943
9
17
"Mathematics and the Imagination", 1945
10
1
"Art and Geometry", 1946
10
2-3
Yale Convocation, 1946
10
4
Miscellaneous Writings, 1946
10
5
"A Note on Ipseity", 1947
10
6
"Manuscript Fallacies", 1947
10
7-11
"Fakes", 1947
10
12-13
"What About the Fabrica of Vesalius?", 1948
10
14-16
Book Review, 1948
10
17
"Some Disconnected Notes About Drawing", 1948
10
18
Miscellaneous Writings, circa 1949
10
19
Book Review, 1949
10
20
"A Neglected Aspect of Early Print Making", 1949
10
21
Miscellaneous Writings, late 1940s
10
22
Miscellaneous Writings, 1952
10
23
"Lefebvre Des Noettes", 1952-1953
10
24-25
Lowell Lectures, "Prints and Visual Communications", circa 1950-1953
10
26-30
Lowell Lectures, "Prints and Visual Communications", circa 1950-1953
11
1-7
Lowell Lectures, "Record of Photography", circa 1950-1953
11
8
Lowell Lectures, "Malraux La Psycholygie de l' Art", circa 1950-1953
11
9-10
Lowell Lectures, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-1953
11
11
"Masterpieces", 1953
11
12-13
Miscellaneous Writings, 1954
11
14
"Prints- Technique and Expression", 1954
11
15-16
Miscellaneous Writings, circa 1952- circa 1956
11
17-18
Meditations, 1940s- 1950s
11
19
Miscellaneous Writings, circa late 1950s
11
20
Autobiographical Notes, circa 1925, circa 1950s
11
21
Early Museum Period, undated
11
22-25
Early Museum Period, undated
12
1-4
Early Bulletin Articles, undated
12
5
Metropolitan Museum of Art, circa 1920s
12
6-9
Articles, etc., late 1920s
12
10
Drafts of Published Writings #1, undated
12
11
Miscellaneous from Woodbury Study, circa 1949-1952
12
12
Geometrical Notes, undated
12
13
Notes on Book Illustrations, undated
12
14
"Perspective", 1910-1960
12
15
Notes on American Prints, undated
12
16
Notes on Early Etching, undated
12
17
"Vesalius", undated
12
18
Notes, undated
12
19
Notebook, undated
12
20
Miscellaneous Writings, undated
12
21-27

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