Robert Walter Marks papers, 1890-1979.

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Marks, Robert W. Robert Walter Marks papers, 1890-1979.

Robert Walter Marks papers, 1890-1979.

Collection of correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, notes, clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous items reflecting Marks' multifarious career in Charleston (S.C.), New York, and Europe. Much of the collection consists of typewritten manuscripts and drafts of hundreds of published articles, short stories, advertisements, and books. Topics of non-fiction works include photography, hypnotism, wine, automobiles, and mathematics. His published writings include an autobiography. Marks' professional and personal correspondence includes letters from Arnold Gingrich (editor of Esquire magazine), Clare Luce, Alfred Stieglitz, Pierre Salinger, Ruth Benedict, Laura Bragg, Alexander Calder, and Buckminister Fuller. The longest series of letters is his correspondence from 1923-1969 with Thomas Jefferson Tobias, a Charleston businessman and historian. The collection also contains Marks' school papers and related correspondence, notes, and programs from his years at the College of Charleston and Yale University. Other miscellaneous items include clippings of Marks' articles and reviews of his books. 10 audio cassettes, 12 reels of audio tape, and 15 metal phonograph records are of lectures, concerts, and coversations.

51 boxes (24.25 linear ft.)10 sound cassettes.12 sound tape reels.15 sound discs.

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Bragg, Laura M. (Laura Mary), 1881-1978

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Charleston, S.C. museum director, librarian, and cultural leader. Born in Epping, N.J., she became director of the Charleston Museum in 1920, leaving in 1931 to serve as director of the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Mass. After retiring from the Berkshire Museum in 1939 she returned to live in Charleston. A patron of the arts, Bragg was a founder of the Poetry Society of South Carolina and was the first librarian of the Charleston County Library. From the description of Laura M. Br...

Marks, Robert W., 1907-1993

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Writer and mathematician, born in Charleston, South Carolina. After studying at Porter Military Academy, College of Charleston, and Yale University, Robert Walter Marks (1907-1993) moved to New York City and began his career as a freelance writer. Marks became Esquire's automotive and airplane writer, but soon began to cover a wide array of fields and topics, often contributing several articles in single issues under different pen names. He wrote a series of articles on early 20th centurey photo...

Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946

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Alfred Stieglitz was an American photographer, founder of the Photo-Secession Group, gallery owner, and editor and publisher of photography magazines, most notably, Camera Work. Frank Hermann was an American painter, who spent most of his career in Germany, where he associated with several avant-garde art groups. Childhood friends, Stieglitz and Herrmann were schoolmates, spent time together when Stieglitz was in Europe, and visited each other in the United States when Herrmann returned in 1919....

Gingrich, Arnold.

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Founder and publisher of Esquire magazine. From the description of Arnold Gingrich papers, 1932-1975. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419600 Founding editor of Esquire Magazine in 1933 and its publisher beginning in 1952, Arnold Gingrich was a distinguished author, journalist, and nurturer of literary talent. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan December 5, 1903, he graduated from the University of Michigan in 1925. He began his career writing advertis...

Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976

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Sculptor. From the description of Alexander Calder correspondence, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452461 Alexander Calder (1898-1976) was a sculptor from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Alexander Calder, 1971 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646395903 B. 1898, d. 1976. From the description of Alexander Calder artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228431975 ...

Tobias, Thomas John, 1946-

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Resident of Charleston, S.C. From the description of Thomas J. Tobias collection, 1764-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960579 Descended from early important Jewish families, Tobias was an historian, researcher, author and genealogist. From the description of Papers, ca. 1790-1970. (College of Charleston). WorldCat record id: 48971821 ...

New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997)

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Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948

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Anthropologist. Vassar College Class of 1909. From the description of Papers, 1905-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155518646 Anthropologist. Vassar College Class of 1909. From the description of Ruth Fulton Benedict papers, 1905-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576400 ...

Salinger, Pierre.

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Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987

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Journalist, dramatist, magazine editor, U.S. representative from Connecticut, and U.S. ambassador to Italy. Born Ann Clare Boothe; married George Tuttle Brokaw, 1923; divorced, 1929; married Henry Robinson Luce, 1935. From the description of Papers of Clare Boothe Luce, 1862-1988 (bulk 1930-1987). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132193 Government official; interviewee married Henry R. Luce; interviewee d. 1987. From the description of Reminiscences of Clare Boot...

Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983

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Architect, inventor, scientist, teacher, philosopher, creator of the geodesic dome and the Dymaxion car. From the description of Letter, 1958 Feb. 10, Clemson, S.C. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 33018576 Mark Burginer is a California-based architect, whose interest in Buckminster Fuller's synergetic geometry led to some correspondence between them during the early 1980s. From the description of Letters to Mark Burginger, 1980-1981. (Unknown)...