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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 IX. Personal and miscellaneous files, 1920s-1970s 5 box(es)
Series contains juvenilia (drawings, nature scrapbook and handwriting exercises), travel notes and receipts, genealogical research, 4 address books (ca. 1940s-1960s), 6 notebooks with notes of art works and prices, personal photographs of Bloch, his mother, friends and colleagues, and ca. 1500 slides, most taken during his travels, some documenting Los Angeles architecture, and 7 reels of microfilm relating to his research, especially on Charles Lanman.
box folder
83 1 Juvenilia: handwriting exercises, nature scrapbook
83 2 2 sketchbooks
83 3-6 Drawings by Bloch
Pencil, ink and pastel, and watercolors. [see also oversize box 87* for Bloch drawings]
83 7 Portrait sketches, undated
Including copies clipped from magazines that published Bloch's portraits.
83 8-9 Costume illustrations
box folder
84 1 Personal papers and documents 1951
Travel notes and receipts for trips to Belgium, France, Italy, etc.
84 2 Travel notes, correspondence, receipts for european trips, 1957-1969
84 3 Genealogical research regarding the Bloch family
84 4 Clippings, receipts for Bloch's house, 1950s-1960s
84 5 Six notebooks with notes regarding art works and prices
84 6 Four address books, ca. 1940s-1960s
84 7 Miscellaneous personal documents
84 8 Photographs: ca. 10 of Bloch, his mother, friends and colleagues, undated
85 55 boxes of slides
Los Angeles architecture, European travels, U.S. travels contain images of art and architecture, plus some personal images of family, friends, colleagues
86 7 rolls of microfilm (relates to Series VI.)
Daily Cincinnati Chronicle, 1845-1846 (3 reels); Lanman papers from the Library of Congress (1 reel) and the New York Historical Society (1 reel); Records of the Western Art Union (1 reel); 2 partial rolls from the Huntington Library.
87* Arnold Gross letters (relates to Series I.) undated
87* Drawings from Bloch's early years, (relates to Series IX), undated

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