John Breon papers 1936-1984(inclusive), 1944-1951
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Gertrude Stein (b. February 3, 1874, Allegheny, PA-d. July 27, 1946, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector. She moved to Paris and acquired a love for modern painting. Stein began building a personal collection of major artists, many of whom became her friends and formed the core of her regular salons. In 1907, as Stein was struggling to establish herself as a writer, she met Alice Babette Toklas, a fellow American who had come to P...
The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States and is designated as the Army of the United States in the United States Constitution, Article 2, Section 2, Clause 1 and United States Code, Title 10, Subtitle B, Chapter 301, Section 3001. As the largest and senior branch of the U.S. military, the modern U.S. Army has its roots in the Continental Army, which wa...
Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...
American actress (motion pictures, television, and stage) and author. From the description of Pat Carroll collection, 1955-2003. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70973161 ...
John Wallace Breon (1923-1984), minor author and copywriter, was a friend of Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, and Carl Van Vechten. He wrote The Sorrows of Travel (1955) and an unpublished play, See Grady See. From the description of John Breon letters to Charles Boewe, ca. 1944-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82544285 From the description of John Breon letters to Charles Boewe, ca. 1944-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702152746 From the description of Joh...
Toklas was a writer and companion to Gertrude Stein. From the guide to the Alice B. Toklas letters to William Alfred, 1951-1961., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Biographical Note Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967) was an author and the life partner of Gertrude Stein. Don Frank is the son of one of Toklas' childhood friends. After his service in the armed forces, he met Toklas in Europe. ...