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"Myself and Others" by Alexander Brook

C0567

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special CollectionsManuscripts DivisionOne Washington RoadPrinceton, New Jersey 08544 USA. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special CollectionsManuscripts DivisionOne Washington RoadPrinceton, New Jersey 08544 USA
Creator - cre:
Brook, Alexander, 1898-1980.
Title:
"Myself and Others" by Alexander Brook
Date:
1979
Call Number:
C0567
Extent:
0.2 linear feet (1 half-size archival box)
Location:
rcpxm
Language:
English
Abstract:
Consists of a Xerox copy of a typed manuscript of "Myself and Others," the unpublished autobiography of Brook, containing many observations on the art world of the 1920s and 1930s.
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Biography/History

Alexander Brook was a leader among New York City's mainstream figurative painters during the 1930s. He painted numerous scenes based on his observations from living in Savannah, Georgia.

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Publication Information

Princeton University Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections.,  2009

Revision Description

Run through PULFA 2.0 normalization routines. 2013-06-13T11:51:23.046-04:00

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[Digital Version]

Controlled Access Headings

Form/Genre(s)
  • Autobiographies -- 20th century.
  • Manuscripts -- 20th century.
Subject(s)
  • Art, American -- 20th century.
  • Artists -- United States -- 20th century -- Biography.
  • Art history
  • Art history

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Collection Inventory

Obituary of Alexander Brook, 1980 February 27. 1 folder.

Xerox Copy of Typescript, 1979. 2 folders.