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E. Maurice Bloch papers, circa 1925-1989

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Series I. Correspondence, 1941-1989
Series I.A. Occasional letters received, , 1965-1988 undated
Series I.B. Letters received and letters sent, 1941-1982
Series I.C. Letters received and sent, 1976-1989
Series II. New York University, Institute of Fine Arts, 1936-1958, 1988
Series II.A. Course syllabi, 1935-1942, undated
Series II.B. Bloch's notes and term papers for NYU classes, 1936-1947, undated
Series II.C. NYU School of Architecture and Allied Arts, Bloch's undergraduate years, 1936-1939
Series II.D. NYU-IFA, Bloch's master's thesis, 1940-1942
Series II.E. NYU Washington Square campus, correspondence, 1945-1946
Series II.F. NYU-IFA, Bloch's Ph.D. materials, 1944-1959
Series II.G. Correspondence with NYU-IFA professors, others, 1946-1988
Series III. Teaching materials, 1945-1982 undated
Series III.A. Lecture notes, 1945-1982
Series III.B. Students' course work for Bloch's classes, 1940s-1980s
Series III.C. Universities of Missouri and Minnesota employment, 1944-1947
Series III.D. UCLA employment, 1956-1989
Series IV. George Caleb Bingham Research, 1943-1989
Series IV.A. Publications and lectures, 1943-1987
Series IV.B. Bingham exhibits, 1910, 1935-1986
Series IV.C. Bingham portraits, 1940s-1980s
Series IV.D. Bingham narrative/genre paintings, 1944-1989
Series IV.E. Bingham landscapes, 1944-1984
Series IV.F. Bingham drawings and unidentified paintings, 1967-1985
Series IV.G. Assorted materials regarding Bingham paintings, 1944-1984, undated
Series IV.H. Bingham biography, 1931, 1944-1988
Series V. Benjamin West research, 1821-1987
Series V.A. Correspondence, 1961-1987
Series V.B. West exhibit catalogs/inventories, 1821-1987, undated
Series V.C. West research, 1926, 1961-1987, undated
Series V.D. Raphael Lamar West, 1980s
Series V.E. Prints after the works of B. West, undated
Series V.F. West's own collection of drawings, 1820-1898
Series VI. Research files on 19th century art, 1945-1987
Series VI.A. Publications, 1945-1987, undated
Series VI.B. Never published book projects, ca. 1940s-1988
Series VI.C. Lectures, 1960-1982
Series VI.D. Research files, 1870s-1890s, 1940s-1980s, undated
Series VI.E. Inventories and bibliographies, 1940s-1989, undated
Series VI.F. Artist/subject files, 1940s-1989, undated
Series VII. Curatorial and advisory positions, 1953-1989
Series VII.A. Cooper Union Museum, 1953-1959
Series VII.B. Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, 1957-1984
Series VII.C. Tamarind Lithography Workshop, 1960-1989
Series VII.D. Archives of American Art, 1958-1987
Series VII.E. American Art Council, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1971-1986
Series VII.F. Virginia Steele Scott Foundation, 1975-1991
Series VIII. Bloch's personal collection, ca. 1935-1989
Series VIII.A. Bloch's art collection, 1852, 1949-1989
Series VIII.B. Bloch's stamp collection, undated
Series VIII.C. Bloch's autograph collection, 1935-1989
Series VIII.D. Dealers' correspondence, 1951-1989
Series IX. Personal and miscellaneous files, 1920s-1970s
Bloch (E. Maurice) papers
Series VIII. Bloch's personal collection, ca. 1935-1989 7 box(es)
Series VIII.D. Dealers' correspondence, 1951-1989 2 Linear Feet
Dealer, print shop/book shop, and gallery correspondence, arrranged alphabetically.
box folder
79 1 A-F, 1955-1988
Includes Aldis Browne (re: Bloch's upcoming exhibit at Huntington and Vincent Price as a collector and friend, 1988); Harvey Brewer (re Bloch's commercial blind embossing samples and trade cards, 1981).
79 2 Abbot & Holder, 1985-1986
79 3 Adams-Davidson, 1988
79 4 The Americanist, 1965-1988
79 5 Annex Galleries, 1981-1987
79 6 Argosy Gallery / Argosy Bookshop regarding Lanman's collection, 1953-1987
79 7 Art Services, Inc., regarding framing, 1972-1989
79 8 Belham Exchange, 1963-1971
Regarding stamps, especially space exploration covers.
79 9 Walter R. Benjamin Autographs, 1960-1976
79 10 James Bergquist, 1982-1987
79 11 Berry-Hill, 1960-1986
79 12 Black Sun books, 1977
79 13 Book and Print Shop, 1955-1961
79 14 R. A. Brimmell, 1963, 1966
79 15 William J. B. Burger / Burger & Evans, 1973-1985
Especially Civil War illustrators.
79 16 Catherine E. Burns, 1985
Including Bloch to Burns about some of his collecting interests.
79 17 Childs Gallery, 1953-1989
79 18 Clayton-Liberatore, 1972-1981
79 19 Colnaghi, 1954-1986
79 20 Craddock & Barnard, 1958-1966, 1976
Includes Bloch's 1965 wants list.
79 21 Denenberg Fine Arts, 1983-1984
79 22 Deval & Muir, 1970-1972
79 23 Emily Driscoll, 1953, 1961-1970, 1976
79 24 Eugene Emigh, 1975, 1978-1984
Primarily Aaron Draper Shattuck drawings, also James Smillie, Sam Colman.
79 25 C. & I. K. Fletcher, 1955-1961
Regarding panorama ephemera.
box folder
80 1 G-L, 1948-1989
80 2 Lucien Goldschmidt, Inc. 1946-1974
Also regarding acquisitions for Grunwald.
80 3 Goodspeed's Book Shop, 1958-1971
Regarding ALS.
80 4 Harry Gordon, 1962-1963
Covers relating to space exploration.
80 5 Graham Gallery / J. Graham & Sons, 1963, 1973, 1985-1986
80 6 Paul Grinke / Grinke & Rogers, 1969-1971, 1974
Artists' ALS and panorama ephemera.
80 7 Gropper Art Gallery, 1970-1974, 1976
80 8 Beverly Hamer, 1978-1979
Illustrations for sheet music covers.
80 9 Frederica Harlow Gallery, 1976-1978
Relief printing, gypsographs.
80 10 Doris Harris Autographs, 1967-1989
80 11 Jane Haslem Gallery, 1975
Political cartoons.
80 12 Hirschl & Adler / Stuart Feld, 1968-1989
ca. 100 letters [see also boxes 30-34, and box 72 for more correspondence with Stuart Feld].
80 13 Kennedy Galleries, 1952-1986
See also correspondence with H. Wunderlich of Monderson & Wunderlich.
80 14 M. Knoedler & Co., 1958-1970, 1975
80 15 Roger Koerber, 1969-1974, 1984
80 16 Harold Lawrence, 1967-1969
Regarding stamps and covers.
80 17 Leger Galleries, 1976-1977
B. West drawings.
80 18 R. E. Lewis, Inc., 1960-1989
Including consignments from Bloch.
80 19 W. H. Lowdermilk & Co., 1958-1960
Including consignments from Bloch.
80 20 James Lowe, Autographs, 1972-1975, 1985
box folder
81 1 M-R, 1958-1989
Including John Newton, 1982 (illustrated sheet music); Bloch on his collecting interests to Elkin Mathews, 1958 .
81 2 M & S Rare Books, 1975-1978
Panorama ephemera.
81 3 Lawrence McGilvrey, 1971, 1976
81 4 Maggs Bros., Ltd., 1953-1960
81 5 Allister Mathews, 1958-1975
81 6 Maxwell Galleries, 1972-1976, 1980
81 7 Joe Merman, 1968-1969, 1987-1989
81 8 Thomas T. Moebs, 1982-1984, 1987, 1989
81 9 Monderson & Wunderlich, 1985-1989
81 10 Morton Morris & Co., 1981
West drawings; list of Bloch's wants concerning British artists with American connections.
81 11 Howard S. Mott, 1973-1976, 1985
artists ALS.
81 12 Winifred A. Myers (Autographs) Ltd.
Artists' ALS; pioneer aviators; Bloch on his work at Grunwald and his decision to leave.
81 13 Old Print Shop, 1948-1989
81 14 Galerie Pabst / Michael Pabst, 1967-1984
Art nouveau, Wiener Werkstätte.
81 15 Abe Paskow, 1965, 1970-1974, 1977
Cartoons and caricatures.
81 16 Joseph Petrarca, 1977
Lithographs and illustrated sheet music.
81 17 Potter Books, 1975-1978
81 18 Christopher Powney, 1965-1977, 1982-1985, 1989
B. West drawings.
81 19 Paul Prouté / Hubert Prouté, 1959-1977, 1984-1985, 1989
81 20 Flora M. Ramsay, 1955-1956, 1963-1964
Edwin Whitefield sketchbooks, drawings.
81 21 Raydon Gallery, 1970-1971
81 22 Paul C. Richards Autographs, 1963-1971, 1983-1987
81 23 Lawrence B. Romaine, 1953-1961
Americana, including Bungalow books.
box folder
82 1 S-Z, 1957-1989
Including offer and description of 10 panorama items and Tortue Gallery's list of consignment items from Bloch and his mother.
82 2 Schaeffer Galleries, 1959
82 3 Marvin Sadik & Co., 1982, 1987-1988
Includes Bloch's letters regarding his mother's death and their relationship, 1987.
82 4 E. Seligmann, 1951-1954
8 letters regarding panoramas.
82 5 Stanhope Shelton, 1977-1983
B. West drawings.
82 6 R. W. Smith, 1981-1989
Buford panorama, 1989.
82 7 Sothman, 1951
82 8 Victor Spark, 1951-1987
ca. 60 letters, contain discussions of other dealers, auction sales, Bingham research, sales to the J. Paul Getty Museum, and personal matters [see box 71, folder 3 and box 72, folders 6-7 for more Spark - Bloch correspondence].
82 9 Kurt Stein, 1977
Illustrated sheet music.
82 10 Erwin Swann, 1968-1970
Caricatures, cartoons.
82 11 Vose Galleries / Robert C. Vose, Jr., 1966-1988
Including much discussion of Bingham and B. West materials and research.
82 12 David and Constance Yates, 1984, 1987-1988
82 13 Zeitlin & ver Brugge, 1959-1987
Only 1 letter, the remainder is bills of sale [for correspondence see box 4, folder 3].
82 14 Unidentified receipts from shops, and correspondence
82 15 Miscellaneous photographs of collectibles offered, undated


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