Jerome Mellquist papers 1918-1963

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Jerome Mellquist papers, 1918-1963

Jerome Mellquist papers 1918-1963

Collection consists of correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and work of Jerome Mellquist. Correspondence includes letters between Mellquist and family, friends, writers, artists, musicians, and cultural critics in the United States and Europe from 1918 to 1962, with the bulk dating from the early 1930s to early 1960s. Correspondence dating from 1946 to 1948 relates chiefly to the journalist and music critic Paul Rosenfeld (1890-1946), for whom, along with Lucie Wiese, Mellquist compiled a memorial volume entitled Paul Rosenfeld: Voyager in the Arts (1948). Correspondence is chiefly in English, but letters can also be found in French, Spanish, and German. Writings include drafts of numerous short articles and essays, materials relating to published and unpublished book projects, and unsorted writings. Articles and essays relate chiefly to modern art and aesthetics. Book projects include research materials, plans, and drafts for the following: Mellquist's memorial volume to his friend Paul Rosenfeld; a book relating to French art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel; another relating to a 1962 colloquium; and one, entitled "World Art in War", on heroism in pictures. Unsorted writings and materials include short works, plays, and a novel. Personal Papers include address books, agenda books, diaries, journals, notebooks, photographs, printed ephemera, and scrapbooks.

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Wiese, Lucie.

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Mellquist, Jerome.

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Jerome Mellquist, born in Minnesota and educated at Carleton College (1926), Columbia University, and Yale University, was an art historian and critic. Mellquist contributed freelance criticism to journals in the United States and Europe and worked as an editor and art consultant, first as the Art Editor for the Brooklyn Eagle in 1936, and later, in the early to mid-1950s, for the American Art section of Collier's Encyclopedia and Unesco. Published works include The Emergence of an ...

Durand-Ruel, Paul, 1831-1921

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Rosenfeld, Paul, 1890-1946

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Paul Leopold Rosenfeld (1890-1946), author and critic, edited Seven Arts 1916-18, was music critic for Dial 1920-27, and was co-editor of the American Caravan 1927-36. He wrote articles, published seven collections of essays, and published an autobiographical novel, "The Boy in the Sun" (1928). From the description of Paul Rosenfeld papers, 1910-1963 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702131683 American music and art critic, editor, translator. From the ...