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Ija Adler Papers (MSS002)

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Scope and Contents

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Detailed Description

Correspondence

Correspondence associated with Ija Adler's interest in bookplates, other items

Literary manuscripts and typescripts

Editorial matter

Notebooks, journals, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts not previously accounted for

Miscellany



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Ija Adler Papers (MSS002), 1811-1967 | MSS Manuscripts

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Collection Overview

Title: Ija Adler Papers (MSS002), 1811-1967Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1811-1967

ID: MSS/MSS/002

Primary Creator: Adler, Ija (1888-1968)

Extent: 12.0 Boxes

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Ija Adler Papers consists of correspondence, 1932-1967, and associated manuscripts and miscellany.

Series 1, Adler correspondence and that of bookmen Isaac Levine and Leroy Go ble, 1919-1967, 57 items.

Series 2, Correspondence and autographs associated with Adler's interests, including the following subseries: 2/1, autographs and letters of Charles Dexter Allen, Arnold Bennett, Calvin Coolidge, Mary Mapes Dodge, Louise Imogene Guiney, Ella Higginson, E.A. Robinson, others, 46 items; 2/2, correspondence, 1919-1925, among Oscar and Gene Derwood Williams, Rhythmus editors and associates Jack Brady, Gustav Davidson, J.Nolan Vincent of the journal Parnassus, and contributors, including Hilda Aldington, Harold Monro, Babette Deutsch, Witter Bynner, Richard Aldington, Faith Baldwin, Maxwell Bodenheim, Louise Bogan, others, 44 items; 2/3, correspondence concerning Robert Nathan books, 9 items; 2/4, correspondence, other material relating to bookplate exchanges, largely directed to W.E. Daignault, Chicago, 1947 to 1951, 191 items.

Series 3, Literary manuscripts, including one or more items by Mary Mapes Dodge, Eugene Field, Hugh Fisher, James J. Hissey, Isaac Myer, 17 items; 3/1, items either written by or translated by Walter W. Schmauch, 11 items.

Series 4, editorial matter, including proofs of work by Henry Miller and Mary Britton Miller (pseud. Isabel Bolton), 3 items. Series 5, Notebooks, miscellaneous manuscripts, including four personal notebooks of Ija Adler, a commonplace book, 1860, compiler unknown, catalog of books of Alfred J. Cox, manuscript notebook of James Stephens containing an essay published in Irish Statesman as Literature and life: An interview with James Stephens by James Esse, Theatrum poetarum, unidentified compiler, with manuscript pages laid in, a group of sermons by M. l'abbé Bouguillon, Sainte-Roch, c. 1811-1834, in French, a Spanish manuscript dated 1653, 96 items.

Series 6, Miscellany, including photographs of Norman Douglas and family, photographs of George W. Lee, Isabella Gardner and Rex Stout, reviews of The mint [journal] by T.E. Lawrence, clippings, 39 items.

Administrative Information

Repository: MSS Manuscripts

Access Restrictions: Open.

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Preferred Citation: Name of the Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections


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[Series 1: Correspondence],
[Series 2: Correspondence associated with Ija Adler's interest in bookplates, other items],
[Series 3: Literary manuscripts and typescripts],
[Series 4: Editorial matter],
[Series 5: Notebooks, journals, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts not previously accounted for],
[Series 6: Miscellany],
[All]

Series 1: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Adler, Ija.Add to your cart.
Item 1: Doyle, R.J. to Adler, 1932: March 18Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 2 pages. Includes a checklist of books by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
Item 2: Doubleday, Nelson to Adler, 1935: December 3Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 3: Hillenbrand, Harold to Adler, 1936: January 11Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 2 pages. Includes a list of characters in The Gold Falcon by Henry Williamson, and their literary counterparts.
Item 4: McPharlin, Paul to Adler, 1937: April 5Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page. Includes an order form for books published by the Fine Book Letter (?).
Item 5: Rawson, Carl R. to Adler, 1994: December 30Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 6: Maertz, William A. to Adler, 1959: February 10Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 5 pages. Includes a copy of Ox-box [short story] by Maertz.
Item 7: Shaw, John Bennett to Adler, 1967: December 9Add to your cart.
2 items, 5 pages. Includes a reprint of a newspaper account of a speech by Shaw on Sherlock Holmes, and a copy of Shaw's annual Holmes brochure.
Sub-Series 2: Levine, Isaac.Add to your cart.
Item 1: Coppard, Alfred Edgar to Levine, 1922: July 12Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 2: Fisher, A. Hugh to Levine, 1922: December 14Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 3: Unknown, 1923: May 17Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 4: Coppard, Alfred Edgar to Levine, 1925: June 8Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 5: Unknown, 1925: September 9Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 6: Unknown, 1927: November 16Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 7: Unknown, 1928: November 4Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 8: Unknown, 1928: December 29Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 9: Unknown, 1930: May 9Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 10: Sladen-Smith, F. to Levine, 1931: January 1Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 11: Coppard, Alfred Edgar to Levine, 1931: February 18Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 12: Anderson, J. Redwood to Levine, 1935: November 9Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 13: Stout, Rex Todhunter to Michael Minor, 1941: October 3Add to your cart.
Autograph card signed, 1 page.
Item 14: Fisher, A. Hugh to Levine, 1942: November 27Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page. Includes an autograph gdraft of a poem by Fisher titled "English countryside," (1 item, 1 page).
Item 15: Unknown, 1943: August 22Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 16: Knowles, Susanne to Levine, 1950: February 4Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 17: Unknown, 1950: November 12Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages. Includes a group of her poems in typescript, 5 pages.
Item 18: Hart, Maud M. to Levine, 1950: November 26Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 19: Davison, Edward to Levine, 1951: March 28Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 20: Hodgson, Aurelia (Mrs. Ralph Hodgson) to Levine, 1951: August 19Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page. Includes broadside of poems by Ralph Hodgson (1 item, 1 page).
Item 21: Knowles, Susanne to Levine, 1951: August 25Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 2 pages. Includes a typescript draft of a poem by Knowles titled "Silence" (1 item, 1 page).
Item 22: Arlott, John to Levine, 1955: June 29Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 23: Pitter, Ruth to Levine, 1955: August 14Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 24: Unknown, 1956: November 8Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 25: Trovillion, Hal W. to Levine, 1958: September 13Add to your cart.
Typed letter, 1 page.
Item 26: Fisher, A. Hugh to Levine, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages. Includes an autograph draft of poems by Fisher (1 page).
Item 27: Gardner, Isabella to Levine, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 28: Knowles, Susanne to Levine, no dateAdd to your cart.
Christmas card signed.
Item 29: Unknown Christmas card, no dateAdd to your cart.
Christmas card signed.
Item 30: Unknown Christmas card, no dateAdd to your cart.
Christmas card signed.
Item 31: Unknown, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 4 pages.
Sub-Series 3: Goble, Leroy.Add to your cart.
Item 1: Morley, Christopher to Goble, 1912: March 12Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 2: Brown, P.H. & Isaac Levine to Goble, 1920: September 8Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 3: Unsigned, incomplete letter to Goble, 1920: November 12Add to your cart.
Autographed letter, 1 page.
Item 4: Hansen, Harry to Goble, 1921: May 4Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 5: Unknown, 1927: August 11Add to your cart.
Autograph card signed, 1 page.
Item 6: Unknown, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph card signed, 1 page.
Item 7: Unknown, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph note signed, 1 page.
Item 8: Unknown, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph card signed.
Item 9: Unknown, Monday Eve, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 10: Ludgen, Mary MacDonald to Goble, November 12, no yearAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 4 pages.
Item 11: Kreymborg, Alfred to Goble, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 12: Unknown, no dateAdd to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Series 2: Correspondence associated with Ija Adler's interest in bookplates, other itemsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series I: Miscellaneous autographsAdd to your cart.
Miscellaneous autographs probably laid in Adler's book collection or acquired by him otherwise. Arranged alphabetically.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: Allen, Charles Dexter to "Mr. Furman.", 1898: January 7Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 2: Unknown autograph to John Thomas Lee, 1917: January 22Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Folder 6: Bacheller, Irving to Wallace Bruce Amsbary, 1900: December 26Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Folder 7: Baer, Carlyle to Mr. Hatch, 1935: March 25Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Folder 8: Baugh, John K. To My Dear Major, 1905: July 5Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Folder 9: Bennett, Arnold to Douglas Malloch, 1912: December 3Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Folder 10: Black, William, to James, [no year]: May 17Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Folder 11: Correspondence between Simpson, James and Coolidge, CalvinAdd to your cart.
Item 1: A list of suggested speakers for the opening of the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, no dateAdd to your cart.
1 item, 1 page.
Item 2: Simpson, James to Calvin Coolidge, 1930: December 27Add to your cart.
Carbon copy of typed letter, 1 page.
Item 3: Coolidge, Calvin to James Simpson, 1930: December 29Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 4: Simpson, James to Calvin Coolidge, 1931: January 22Add to your cart.
Carbon copy of typed letter, 1 page.
Item 5: Coolidge, Calvin to James Simpson, 1931: January 24Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Folder 12: Crawford, Francis Marion to Charles Dexter Allen, 1897: May 15Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Folder 13: Dalton, Power to the managing editor, The Chicago Daily News, 1924: May 13Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Folder 14Add to your cart.
Item 1: Dodge, Mary Mapes to Mr. Jack, [no year]: August 10Add to your cart.
Autograph card signed, 2 pages.
Item 2: Unknown to Ruth McEvery Stuart, [no year]: January 4Add to your cart.
Autograph note signed, with envelope.
Item 3: Unknown, no dateAdd to your cart.
Calling card with autograph note signed.
Item 4: Unknown, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Folder 15: Emmons, Elsie to [Clement King] Shorter, 1920: September 22Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Folder 16: Fisher, William Edgar to John Simon Lee, [no year]: June 25Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Folder 17: Fowler, H. Alfred to Ruthven Deane, 1911: October 25Add to your cart.
Printed card signed.
Folder 18Add to your cart.
Item 1: Guiney, Louise Imogene to Clement King Shorter, 1918: November 2Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 2: Unknown to Dora Sigerson Shorter, [no year]: August 4Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 3: Unknown, no dateAdd to your cart.
Incomplete autograph letter, 3 pages.
Folder 19Add to your cart.
Item 1: Typescript copy of a newspaper article about Guiney by Michael Earls, S.J., January 29, no yearAdd to your cart.
1 item, 3 pages.
Item 2: Typescript carbon copy of an appraisal of Guiney, no dateAdd to your cart.
1 item, 1 page.
Folder 20-23: Guiney, Louise Imogene to Clement King Shorter and Dora Sigerson Shorter, 1895: September 1 to 1920: January 25Add to your cart.
Typescript carbon copies of 50 letters, signed, 67 pages.
Folder 24: Higginson, Ella to Alma, [no year]: December 20Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Folder 25: Howe, W.T.H. to Mr. Dillman, 1923: DecemberAdd to your cart.
Autograph card signed.
Folder 26Add to your cart.
Item 1: Hubbard, Elbert to Mr. Lawson, 1904: December 9Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 2: Unknown, 1905: May 11Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Folder 27: Johnson, M.M. to Unidentified, 1950: May 23Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Folder 28: Macy, John [Albert] to Mr. Schneider, 1925: November 6Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Folder 29: Pierzanka, Albert to Unidentified in Polish, 1905: March 26Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Folder 30: Prewett, Frank to Unidentified, 1924: July 5Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Folder 31: Prideaux, S.T. to Miss Turman, 1900: October 5Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 4 pages.
Folder 32: Quaritch, Bernard to F.W. French, 1894: November 5Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Folder 33: Redesdale, Lord, to Cape, 1909: March 17Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Folder 34: Robinson, E[dward] A[rlington] to Mr. Tang, 1929: September 29Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Folder 35: Correspondence between Shaffer, Ellen and Shumauch, WalterAdd to your cart.
Item 40: Shaffer, Ellen to Walter Schmauch, 1954: July 20Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 41: Schmauch, Walter to Ellen Shaffer, 1954: July 23Add to your cart.
Carbon copy of typed letter, 1 page.
Folder 36: Sinclair, A. to Dear Sir, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Folder 37: Somerville, Edward to Gilbert H. Fabes, 1939: January 11Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Folder 38: Strachey, [Giles] Lytton to [Sir Edmund William] Gosse, 1923: July 2Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Sub-Series II: Correspondence of Rhythmus magazine and Parnassus magazineAdd to your cart.
Correspondence of Rhythmus Magazine, edited by Oscar Williams and Gene Derwood, and if its successor Parnassus, edited by J. Nolan Vincent with Jack Brady and Gustav Davidson as associates.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Dated correspondence arranged chronologically, March 8, 1919 - May 9, 1923Add to your cart.
Item 1: Nichols, Robert to Jack Brady, 1919: March 8Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 4 pages.
Item 2: Moult, Thomas to Dear Sir, 1922: January 24Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 3: Drury, John to Oscar [Williams], 1922: December 2Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 4: Aldington, Hilda Doolittle (H.D.) to [Oscar] Williams, 1923: January 9Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 5: Freeman, John to Oscar Williams, 1923: January 9Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 6: Monro, Harold [Edward] to Rhythmus, 1923: February 2Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 7: Moult, Thomas to Oscar Williams, 1923: February 2Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 8: Deutsch, Babette to Oscar Williams, 1923: March 1Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 9: Bynner, Witter to Oscar Williams, 1923: March 15Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 10: Aldington, Hilda Doolittle (H.D.) to [Oscar] Williams, 1923: March 30Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 11: Unknown, [1923]: April 3Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page
Item 12: Freeman, John to Oscar Williams, 1923: May 9Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Folder 41: Dated correspondence (cont.) arranged chronologically, July 9, 1923 - Dec. 9, 1924Add to your cart.
Item 1: Strong, L[eonard] A[lfred] G[eorge] to The Editor, Rhythmus, 1923: July 9Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 2: Aldington, Richard to [Jack Brady], 1923: October 11Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 3: Torrence, [Frederic] Ridgley to Jack Brady, 1923: October 19Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 4: Wood, Clement to [Jack] Brady, 1923: October 23Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 5: Wolfe, Humbert to [Jack] Brady, 1923: October 24Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 6: Hoyt, Helen to Rhythmus, 1923: October 25Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 7: Toome, Ian to Jack Brady, 1923: November 4Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 8: Fitts, Norman to J. Nolan Vincent, 1924: February 2Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 9: Woodberry, G.E. to J.Nolan Vincent, 1924: February 27Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 10: Bynner, Witter to J. Nolan Vincent, 1924: December 9Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Folder 42: Partially dated correspondence arranged chronologicallyAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Baldwin, Faith to G[ene] D[erwood], [no year]: January 13Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 2: Bodenheim, Maxwell to [Oscar] Williams, [no year]: January 20Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 3: Unknown, [no year]: February 8Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 4: Sarett, Lew to Jack Brady, [no year]: October 28Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Folder 43: Undated correspondence arranged alphabeticallyAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Anderson, Tennessee M. to Gene Derwood, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 2: Bodenheim, Maxwell to [Oscar Williams], no dateAdd to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 3: _____ to Gene [Derwood], no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 4: Bogan, Louise to Gene Derwood, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 3 pages.
Item 5: Davis, Philip R. to [Oscar Williams], no dateAdd to your cart.
Typed letter signed
Item 6: Frank, Waldo [David] to Oscar Williams, no dateAdd to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 7: Henderson, Alice Corbin to [Oscar] Williams, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 8: Johnson, Burgess to Editor of Rhythmus, no dateAdd to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 9: Lindsay, Nicholas Vachel to My dear friend, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 10: McClure, John to [Oscar Williams], no dateAdd to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 11: _____ to Oscar [Williams], no dateAdd to your cart.
Written on the page with a note to an unidentified correspondent, perhaps Gene Derwood. Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 12: Schneider, Isidore to Oscar [Williams] and Gene [Derwood], no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 13: _____, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 14: Scollard, Clinton to [Oscar Williams], no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 15: Speyer, Leonora to [Gustav] Davidson, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 3 pages.
Item 16: _____ to [Oscar] Williams, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 17: Thompson, Basil to [unidentified], no dateAdd to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 18: Van Doren, Carl [Clinton] to [Gustav] Davidson, no dateAdd to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Sub-Series III: Correspondence concerning books by Robert Nathan and a spurious NathanAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Items arranged chronologicallyAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Alma to Alice [Veit], 1933: May 22Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 2: Veit, Alice to Elsie Holbrook, 1933: May 29Add to your cart.
Carbon copy of typed letter, 1 page.
Item 3: _____ to Abramson, Ben, 1934: October 4Add to your cart.
Carbon copy of typed letter, 3 pages.
Item 4: Abramson, Ben to Alice Veit, 1934: October 26Add to your cart.
Carbon copy of typed letter, 3 pages.
Item 5: Nedwick's Book Store to Alice Veit, accompanied by a checklist of Robert Nathan, 1934: November 20Add to your cart.
Typed letter, 2 pages.
Item 6: Veit, Alice to Robert Nathan, accompanied by a photocopy of an inscription [spurious], dated Chicago 1933, no dateAdd to your cart.
Carbon copy of typed letter and photocopy, 3 pages.
Item 7: Nathan, Robert to Alice Veit, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 8: Veit, Alice to Robert Nathan, no dateAdd to your cart.
Typed letter, 1 page.
Sub-Series IV: Correspondence and other material relating to bookplate exchanges, directed to W.E. Daignault, Chicago, 1947-1951Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 45-48: Various correspondenceAdd to your cart.
Correspondence including letters from F. d'Aquin, R. Barande, Clare R. Bill, Dr. J. Rodriguez Chaves, P. Colin-Gury, Mary Alice Escolini, Knud Faugt, Charles Fauvet, Peter Fingesten, Mabel R. Gillis, A. Herry, Jean Hersholt, Olaf Jaer, Dan = Burne Jones, Marcel Luquet, Harry McNaughton, Paul-François Morvan, Alton Ochsner, Harold Pinckert, Samuel X. Radhill, Antoine Rousseau, P. Watts Rule, Norman Shaftel, Robert Stevens, Tiffany Ellsworth, Thayer, Herbert Wauthier, and Louise D. Webber., (79 items, 118 pp)
Folder 49-57: Bookplate miscellanyAdd to your cart.
Bookplate pricelists, dealers advertisements, and miscellaneous notes concerning ex libris exchange and collecting from the following countries: Austria/Germany, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Great Britain, Italy, The Netherlands, Scandinavia, and Spain., (93 items.)
Folder 58: A list of bookplates in the collection of W.E. Daignault, 1950: April 24Add to your cart.
2 items, 2 pages.
Folder 59: Bookplate miscellanyAdd to your cart.
Miscellaneous items including catalogs for exhibits of the work of artist Peter Fingesten and his father Michel Fingesten and the description of an ex libris design (3 items.)
Folder 60: Magazine articles concerning John Singleton Copley and René LaliqueAdd to your cart.
2 items, 27 pages.
Folder 61: Clippings and tearsheets concerning bookplate design and collectingAdd to your cart.
12 items, 60 pages.
Series 3: Literary manuscripts and typescriptsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 61: Dodge, Mary Mapes. In de sweet mullater time o'night [untitled poem], 1897: OctoberAdd to your cart.
1 page.
Folder 62: Field, Eugene. Boss Salty wins out [poem], 1892: September 2Add to your cart.
1 item, 3 pages.Autograph draft signed, with penciled instructions for the printer. Bound in gold stamped blue leather.
Folder 63: Field, Eugene. Little boy blue [poem], no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph draft [fascimile] signed. Bound in gold stamped brown leather. 1 item, 1 page.
Folder 64: Fisher, A. Hugh poetryAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Callisto [poem], 1925: March 24Add to your cart.
Autograph draft signed.
Item 2: He is among us now [poem], no dateAdd to your cart.
Auto. draft signed. "To Isaac Levine with a portrait of T. Sturgee Moore." Portrait missing, 2 items, 19 pages.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 65-74: Hissey, James JohnAdd to your cart.
Typescript essays, apparently part of a purchase of books by Isaac Levine, previously in the possession of Hissey's son Col. Hissey
Item 1: A chat about innsAdd to your cart.
Typescript with heavy autograph revision, 11 pages.
Item 2: A haunted innAdd to your cart.
Incomplete typescript with light autograph revision (3 pages).
Item 3: Haunting memoriesAdd to your cart.
Typescript with heavy autograph revision (30 pages).
Item 4: Hours one remembersAdd to your cart.
Autograph draft with revision (10 pages).
Item 5: The inn on the moorAdd to your cart.
Typescript with heavy autograph revision (7 pages).
Item 6: An incredible taleAdd to your cart.
Typescript with heavy revision (14 pages).
Item 7: The old houseAdd to your cart.
Incomplete typescript with autograph revision (6 pages).
Item 8: Tintagel. Morwenstow and Parson HawkerAdd to your cart.
Typescript with heavy autograph revision (17 pages).
Item 9: A Welsh valleyAdd to your cart.
Typescript with light autograph revision (5 pages).
Item 10: [Untitled loose sheet]Add to your cart.
Typescript with heavy autograph revision (1 page).
Folder 75: Myer, Isaac. Scarabs: The history, manufacture and religious symbolism of the Scarabaeus in Ancient Egypt, Phoenicia, Sardinia, Etruria, etc...., 1894Add to your cart.
Typescript without revision, 55 pages.
Folder 76: Unknown, 1894Add to your cart.
Carbon copy of typescript without revision, 55 pages.
Sub-Series 1: Typescripts of works either written by or translated by Walter W. Schmauch, listed by by titleAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 77: The book of porcelin [art criticism] by Adalbert Zoellner, no dateAdd to your cart.
Typescript and typescript carbon copy drafs of 82 pages each. Bound with Satsuma Faience [essay] by Zoellner, translation from the German by Schmauch. Typescript and typescript carbon copy drafts of 5 pages each, no revision. 178 pages.
Folder 78: Christmastide: Its signs and symbols [monograph], 1947Add to your cart.
Typescript carbon copy with photocopy illustrations inserted, no revision. 339 pages.
Folder 79: The court fool (Geschichte der hofnarren) [monograph] by K.F. Floegel, 1711: April 24, no dateAdd to your cart.
Typescript with occasional duplicate pages. Bound with 1711: April 24. Laugh, if you are wise [essay] from the Spectator, v. I, no. 47. No revision. 60 bound pages, 10 pages laid.
Folder 80: Schmauch, Walter W. Ex-libris, grotesque and comical [art criticism], 1956Add to your cart.

A supplement to Floegel, Karl Friedrich, A history of the grotesque-comical: A contribution to the history of mankind.

Typescript carbon draft with photo negative and positives tipped on paper. 203 pages, 100 photos.

Folder 81: Shadow, Gottfried. Human proportions., no dateAdd to your cart.
Typescript without revision, 47 pages.
Folder 82: Franz Von Bayros catalogue [catalog], no dateAdd to your cart.

Not specificallyattributed to Schmauch. In German.

Typescript carbon copy, no revision.

Folder 83Add to your cart.
Item 1: Bound with Stanton, Theodore, The Bayros Dante [review], 1924: January 5Add to your cart.
From The Literary Review, pub. by The New York EveningPost, (no. 19, p.428). A one page transcription of a review of La Divina Commedia illustrated by Bayros. 31 pages.
Item 2: The Leipzig fair in the course of time: Historical series of special postage stamps, no dateAdd to your cart.
The Leipzig fair in the course of time: Historical series of special postage stamps with color reproductions after originals by Erich Gruner. Printed volume with typescript translations tipped in. 88 pages.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 84: Schmauch, Walter W. Allegory of commerce and and aspects of man of medicine [monograph], 1949Add to your cart.
Typescript carbon copy with no revision. Photographic negatives tipped in. Bound in black binder. 252 pages.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 85: Floegel, Karl Friedrich. History of court fools [history], no dateAdd to your cart.
Typescript carbon with no revision. Occasional photographic negatives tipped in. Bound in three black binders. 672 pages.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 86: Schmauch, Walter W. From sea-horses to ships of fools: A book of essays [collection of essays], 1947Add to your cart.
Illustrated. Typescript without revision. Bound in gold stamped calf and cloth. 611 pages.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 87: Schmauch, Walter W. Terra-cotta in art [art criticism], 1951Add to your cart.

Typescript carbon without revision (125 pages), with the following appendices:

Hutton, C.A. Greek terra cotta statuettes. Typescript carbon transcription, 71 pages.

Huish, Marcus B. Tanagra terra cottas. Typescript carbon transcription, 12 pages.

Talman, C.F. Little ladies from Tanagra. Typescript carbon transcription, 4 pages.

Bound with Schmauch, Walter W. Marble, bronze and terra cotta. Typescript carbon without revision, 46 pages.

258 pages total.

Series 4: Editorial matterAdd to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 88: Miller, Henry. Aller retour New York [essay/letter to Alfred Perles], no date, 1959?Add to your cart.
Uncorrected galley proof for The intimate Henry Miller, ed. by Lawrence Clark Powell, New American Library. 27 galleys.
Folder 89: Miller, Henry. Just wild about Harry [play], 1963Add to your cart.
Uncorrect galley proof, New Directions, 28 galleys.
Folder 90: [Miller, Mary Britton]. Many mansions [novel], 1953?Add to your cart.
Written under pseudonym Isabel Bolton. Uncorrected galley proof, 60 galleys.
Series 5: Notebooks, journals, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts not previously accounted forAdd to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 91: Checklists of author, no dateAdd to your cart.
Probably the property of Ija Adler.Typescript, typescript carbon copy with clippings laid in. Bound in black ring binder. 259 pages.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 92: Bookstore suggestions for a bookmans manual, no dateAdd to your cart.
In spiral and ring binders. Containingnotes for advertising, supplies, etc. Auto. entries on lined notepaper, 1 item.
Folder 93: Addresses of book dealers, suppliers, wantlists, no dateAdd to your cart.
In spiral and ring binders. Typescript entries on lined and unline notepaper, with autograph revision, 1 item.
Folder 94: Moving data: 1616 Mohawk Street, Chicago 14, Illinois to Oakdale Street, no dateAdd to your cart.
In spiral and ring binders. Autograph entries on lined notepaper, 1 item.
Folder 95: Commonplace book, 1860Add to your cart.
Title page reads, This token of friendship is presented to Celia in the year 1860... Compiler unknown. Autograph entries. Two poems clipped from newspapers laid in. Red leather boards, gold stamped, 4 1/4 × 6 1/2, 90 pages.
Folder 96: French, Edwin Davis: Notebook, no dateAdd to your cart.
Notebook containing list of book-plates owned by French. Spiral notebook, 43 pages.
Folder 97: Stephens, James: Notebook, 1914: October 20-1923: August 16Add to your cart.
Auto. notebook in two parts. Part one contains notes on Bergson's Dreams, Welsh poems and ballads by George Borrow, other. Part two contains an interview signed James Esse, titled The return of the hero, by Michael Ireland. Heavily revised, 7 pages. (Pyle bibliography: Literature and life: An interview with James Stephens by James Esse. Irish Statesman, [sic] Signature with address on first page. Notebook with blue paper covers, 39 pages.
Folder 98: Theatrum poetarum, no dateAdd to your cart.
Unidentified printed volume, probably late 18th Century, giving sketches of English poets. No title page, text begins with page 143. Pages interleaved in a volume of blank leaves, with autograph notes on the text added. One lose leaf from another volume. Table of contents at the end, 218 pages.
Folder 99: Los logares del comun de la villa de Caracena, 1653Add to your cart.
Autograph document written in Spanish on vellum. Concerning the disposition of land taxes in the reign of Philip IV, 24 pages.
Folder 100: Cox, Alfred J.: Catalogue of books, no dateAdd to your cart.
Catalogue of books in the private collection of Alfred J. Cox. Printed title page followed by 568 pages of auto. entries at intervals throughout. Bound in black leather, 569 pages.
Folder 101: Cox, Alfred J.: List of plays, no dateAdd to your cart.

List of plays in the private collection of Alfred J. Cox. Printed title page followed by 218 pp. of auto. entries at intervals throughout. Bound in black leather, 219 pages.

The two catalogs of Alfred J. Cox were microfilmed for the use of a researcher. The filming was done at the Library of Congress which has retained a copy of the film for its collection. Washington University also received a copy of the film and it is shelved in the same box with the two catalogs.

Folder 102: Cox, Alfred J.: Index of books, no dateAdd to your cart.

A file box of index cards containing bibliographic information on books. Arranged alphabetically by title. Typescript entries, 1 item.

The two catalogs of Alfred J. Cox were microfilmed for the use of a researcher. The filming was done at the Library of Congress which has retained a copy of the film for its collection. Washington University also received a copy of the film and it is shelved next to the two catalogs.

Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 102: Bouguillon, M. l'abbé to le Cardinal de Périgard, 1818: March 29Add to your cart.
Written onthe back of a broadside, autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Folder 103: Bouguillon, M. l'abbé, Saint-Roch: Sermons, no dateAdd to your cart.
Sermons numbered 1-8, 10-19 and 21-24. Autograph drafts in French, often written on the backs of broadsides. Pages sewn together, 22 items, 262 pages.
Folder 104: Bouguillon, M. l'abbé, Saint-Roch: Sermons, no dateAdd to your cart.
Sermons numbered 25-47. Auto. drafts in French oftenwritten on the backs of broadsides. Pages sewn together, 23 items, 234 pages.
Folder 105: Bouguillon, M. l'abbé, Saint-Roch: Sermons, 1812-1814Add to your cart.
Autograph drafts in French often Written on the backs of broadsides. Pages sewn together, 15 items, 141 pages.
Folder 106: Bouguillon, M. l'abbé, Saint-Roch: Sermons, no dateAdd to your cart.
Sermons, unnumbered, Auto. drafts in French often writtenon the backs of broadsides. Pages sewn together, 8 items, 97 pages.
Folder 107: Miscellaneous items in Latin, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph drafts, 7 items, 17 pages.
Folder 108: Miscellaneous items in French, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph drafts, 7 items, 17 pages.
Folder 109: Bruchet, M. l'abbé, Saint-Etienne, ed, 1825Add to your cart.
Relation de la mission. An account of French missionary activity. Printed text in French, 1 item, 39 pages.
Series 6: MiscellanyAdd to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 110: Douglas, Norman, no dateAdd to your cart.
13 items. Miscellaneous photographs of Douglas, members of his family, and his home.
Folder 111: Hopson, William Fowler, 1910Add to your cart.
1 item, 24 pages. Charles William Sherborn: An appreciation. Signed first edition. A printed memorial prepared for Sherborn's funeral. Including a memorial poem by Sheldon Cheney, 2 portraits, and cards and letters tipped in from Charles William Sherborn, his daughter Ada M. Sherbourn, his son C. Davis Sherbourn, Seven cards and letters in all.
Folder 112: Lawrence, Thomas Edward, ca. 1955Add to your cart.
9 items. The mint [reviews]. Newspaper clippings of reviews by Charles Dindlay, E.M. Forster, L.P. Hartley, Naomi Mitchison, Norman Shrapnel, Max Wylie, and unidentified reviewers.
Folder 113: Patterson, Curtis, no dateAdd to your cart.
1 item, 1 page. Winner take nothing [review]. Typescript transcription of a review of the Hemingway book which appeared in Town and Country Magazine.
Folder 114: Newspaper clippings, no dateAdd to your cart.
12 items. Miscellaneous newspaper clippings concerning Arnold Bennett on a visit to the United States, Norman Douglas, the history of the Grolier Club, and Daniel Berkeley Updike of Merrymount Press.
Folder 115: Photographs, no dateAdd to your cart.
3 items. Misc. photographs of George W. Lee, Isabella Gardner, and Rex Stout.

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