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Ija Adler Papers (MSS002)

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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:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

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],
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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.


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[Series 6: Miscellany],
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