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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1932-1955
Creator:
Bendiner, Alfred
Extent: 5 boxes
The papers of architect, artist, author, and Penn alumnus Alfred Bendiner dating from 1938 to 1955, featuring his caricatures and other drawings among some of his other papers. Images of performers in stage productions, concerts, and operas in Philadelphia were created chiefly for the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. The caricatures are original pencil drawings, ink drawings, or lithographs with some newspaper clippings.
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Alfred Bendiner papers
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Bendiner, Alfred
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 783
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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5 boxes
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1932-1955
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The papers of architect, artist, author, and Penn alumnus Alfred Bendiner dating from 1938 to 1955, featuring his caricatures and other drawings among some of his other papers. Images of performers in stage productions, concerts, and operas in Philadelphia were created chiefly for the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. The caricatures are original pencil drawings, ink drawings, or lithographs with some newspaper clippings.
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1930s 1940s 1950s
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Bendiner, Alfred
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Brochures Caricatures Clippings (information artifacts) Color lithographs Correspondence Drawings (visual works) Lithographs Manuscripts, American--20th century Sketches Watercolors (paintings)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1947-1992
Creator:
Fry, Edward F.
Extent: 66 boxes
Comprising documents related to Fry’s life and career: correspondence, research, and letters from numerous artists and colleagues, handwritten lectures, typescript essays, over 1000 photographs of artists’ works with special interest in Pablo Picasso, Jacques Lipchitz, Henri Laurens, and David Smith. Correspondence with artists (some include slides and drawings), curators, art historians, and museums. Highlights of curated exhibitions include the 1967 5th Guggenheim International Exhibition, the 1969 David Smith retrospective, the canceled 1971 Hans Haacke exhibition, and the 1987 Documenta 8. Materials related to Fry’s special interest in cubism, specifically Pablo Picasso, include the book Cubism, lectures, notes, photographs, and research.
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Edward F. Fry papers
creator
Fry, Edward F.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 651
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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66 boxes
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circa 1947-1992
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Comprising documents related to Fry’s life and career: correspondence, research, and letters from numerous artists and colleagues, handwritten lectures, typescript essays, over 1000 photographs of artists’ works with special interest in Pablo Picasso, Jacques Lipchitz, Henri Laurens, and David Smith. Correspondence with artists (some include slides and drawings), curators, art historians, and museums. Highlights of curated exhibitions include the 1967 5th Guggenheim International Exhibition, the 1969 David Smith retrospective, the canceled 1971 Hans Haacke exhibition, and the 1987 Documenta 8. Materials related to Fry’s special interest in cubism, specifically Pablo Picasso, include the book Cubism, lectures, notes, photographs, and research.
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Color slides Correspondence Drawings (visual works) Exhibition catalogs Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Photographs Writings (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1943-1952
Creator:
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Henry Miller (1891-1980) was an American author and artist best known for his controversial books such as Tropic of Cancer, Black Spring and Tropic of Capricorn. The collection consists of two drawings, one photograph, letters from Miller to Tambimuttu, and a small number of published writings and promotional material.
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Henry Miller papers
creator
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 973
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
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1943-1952
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Henry Miller (1891-1980) was an American author and artist best known for his controversial books such as Tropic of Cancer, Black Spring and Tropic of Capricorn. The collection consists of two drawings, one photograph, letters from Miller to Tambimuttu, and a small number of published writings and promotional material.
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1940s 1950s
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English
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Miller, Henry, 1891-1980 Tambimuttu, 1915-
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Correspondence Drawings (visual works) Paintings (visual works) Writings (document genre)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1882-1951
Creator:
Pennell Family
Extent: 21 boxes (+ 3 map drawers)
The Pennell family papers comprise personal correspondence of both Pennells; drafts and galleys for some of their publications; contracts; royalty statements; trust fund account statements; copies of wills; publicity materials; photographs; newspaper clippings; memorabilia; exhibition catalogs, awards, original sketches, watercolors, and prints by Joseph Pennell; and a few works by other artists.
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Pennell family papers
creator
Pennell Family
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 50
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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21 boxes (+ 3 map drawers)
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circa 1882-1951
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The Pennell family papers comprise personal correspondence of both Pennells; drafts and galleys for some of their publications; contracts; royalty statements; trust fund account statements; copies of wills; publicity materials; photographs; newspaper clippings; memorabilia; exhibition catalogs, awards, original sketches, watercolors, and prints by Joseph Pennell; and a few works by other artists.
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Drawings (visual works) Lithographs Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, American--20th century Watercolors (paintings)
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1892-1968
Creator:
Gág, Wanda , 1893-1946
Extent: 40 boxes
Personal papers of Wanda Gág, including correspondence to and from Wanda, as well as letters to and from Alma Schmidt Scott, a biographer of Gág, and letters among Gág family members; writings, such as diaries, children’s books, autobiographical works, and juvenilia; notes for talks and for writings; artwork; exhibition catalogs and related publicity material; writings about Gág, including obituaries, biographical pieces, and book reviews; financial records; materials regarding the Estate of Wanda Gág; newspaper clippings; memorabilia; photographs; and examples of Happiwork, a product for children created by Gág.
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Wanda Gág papers
creator
Gág, Wanda , 1893-1946
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 310
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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40 boxes
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1892-1968
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Personal papers of Wanda Gág, including correspondence to and from Wanda, as well as letters to and from Alma Schmidt Scott, a biographer of Gág, and letters among Gág family members; writings, such as diaries, children’s books, autobiographical works, and juvenilia; notes for talks and for writings; artwork; exhibition catalogs and related publicity material; writings about Gág, including obituaries, biographical pieces, and book reviews; financial records; materials regarding the Estate of Wanda Gág; newspaper clippings; memorabilia; photographs; and examples of Happiwork, a product for children created by Gág.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Gág, Wanda , 1893-1946
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Correspondence Diaries Drawings (visual works) Financial records Photographs Prints Watercolors (paintings) Writings (documents)
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