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Hans Eckstein research files, 1897-1984 (bulk 1920-1984)

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Finding aid for the Hans Eckstein research files, 1897-1984, bulk 1920-1984
Series IV. Nicholas Roerich Museum, 1929-1931, n.d. 1.0 box(es)
Box 5, folders 7-12 contain manuscripts, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other printed materials which relate to Nicholas Roerich, the museum in New York named after him which houses many of his works, and the Society of Friends of the Roerich Museum.
Box Folder
5 7 Manuscripts and printed matter by Nicholas Roerich
"Salutation to our Cultural Societies," 4 pp. describe the underlying premise of the 45 Societies founded on principles of cultural communion established by Roerich;
"Open Gates -an Address," 5 copies of 1 p. reprint from the Roerich Museum Bulletin, Nov 1931, outlines his philosophy and the success of the Societies based on his ideas;
brochure advertising Roerich's book, Realm of Light.
5 8 Der Ruf der Schambhala
Waldemar Hartmann, "Der Ruf der Schambhala," 7 pp. describes Roerich's trip to India and the search for Schambhala, the Buddhist earthly link to heaven, located in a secret valley in the Himalayas. Includes 24 photographs which accompanied this article.
5 9 Nikolaus Roerich und sein Museum
Waldemar Hartmann, "Nikolaus Roerich und sein Museum," 9 pp. biographical sketch of Roerich and description of the Museum built in his honor. Includes 19 of the 21 photographs which accompanied this article, many of which are of paintings by Roerich.
5 10 Newspaper clippings about Nicholas Roerich , , 1930 1931 n.d.
Ten articles, 5 written by Waldemar Hartmann.
5 11 Society of Friends of Roerich Museum, 1929-1931, n.d.
Two applications for membership in the Society of Friends of Roerich Museum;
calendar of events for March, 1931, 1 p.;
letter (1931) from Mrs. L.L. Horch, president of the Society to Fritz Erlar, Munich, sending him the latest publications by Roerich, 1 p.;
exhibition catalog of Contemporary German Art, held March 21st to Apr 12th,1931 in cooperation with the German Association of the Roerich Society of New York;
membership brochure about the Society (1929);
carte-de-visite for Mr. Jacob Gould Schurman, Ambassador of the United States of America, Berlin.
5 12 Publications, , 1930-1931 n.d.
Brochure with list of publications by the Roerich Museum Press [2 copies], (1930);
brochure about Urusvati, the Himalayan Research Institute of Roerich Museum [2 copies] which describes its objectives;
The Illustrated Weekly, Deutsch-Amerika Vol. XVIII No.13, 28. März 1931, which contains an article by Waldemar Hartmann, Kunstausstellung der deutschen Roerich Gesellschaft.


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