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Ija Adler Papers (MSS002)

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Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

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.

Use Restrictions:

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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 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.

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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]


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