Mabel Dodge Luhan collection, 1885-1984.

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Luhan, Mabel Dodge, 1879-1962. Mabel Dodge Luhan collection, 1885-1984.

Mabel Dodge Luhan collection, 1885-1984.

The Luhan collection consists of letters, manuscripts, photographs, and personal papers documenting the life and work of Mabel Dodge Luhan. There is correspondence with psychoanalyst Abraham Arden Brill, Dr. Eric P. Hauser, and friend and assistant Walter Willard Johnson. There are smaller groups of letters to Charlotte Becker and Robert Edmond Jones, as well as incoming letters from John Reed. Writings include drafts of several manuscripts: typescript carbon drafts of "Hildegaard" and Una and Robin; a holograph draft of Edge of Taos Desert; a holograph and typescript draft of the unpublished "Family Affairs"; holograph and typescript drafts of Movers and Shakers; the original holograph manuscript of the unpublished novel "Water of Life"; and the first draft of Winter in Taos. There are early photographs of Luhan, photographs of friends, including Dorothy Brett and Robinson and Una Jeffers, and photographs of Luhan's homes in Taos, New Mexico, and Florence. Personal papers include the painting of Luhan by Mary Foote.

3.97 linear ft. (7 boxes)

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Luhan, Mabel Dodge, 1879-1962

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Mabel Ganson was born on February 20, 1879 in Buffalo, New York. She was sent to the finest boarding schools in Buffalo and Manhattan. While living in Florence, Italy and later in Greenwich Village with her second husband, Edwin Dodge, she became known for her reputation for socializing and people gathering. After Mabel and Edwin Dodge divorced, she married artist Maurice Sterne in 1916. They moved to Santa Fe, and then Taos. Antonio Luhan became her fourth husband in 1923. It was in Taos that M...

Jones, Robert Edmund

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Robert Edmond Jones was born in 1887, and spent his career as a theater set designer. He also worked on the production of early Technicolor films as a color consultant. As a stage designer, Jones is best known for his simplified sets that complemented the action of a production and his dramatic use of color in costuming and lighting. From the description of Robert Edmond Jones papers, 1916 - 1963. (Wesleyan University). WorldCat record id: 299159602 Jones graduated from Harv...

Brett, Dorothy, 1883-1977

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British-born painter. From the description of Dorothy Brett letters to Mark Lutz, Taos, New Mexico, 1957-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82601125 From the description of Dorothy Brett letters to Mark Lutz, Taos, New Mexico, 1957-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702152797 Dorothy Eugenie Brett (1883-1977) studied at the Slade School of Art and University College in London. She became friends with Dora Carrington, Katherine Mansfield, John Middleton Murry, Fr...

Reed, John, 1887-1920

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Reed (Harvard, A.B. 1910) was an American journalist and revolutionary. He joined the staff of The Masses in 1913, was a war correspondent in Mexico and Europe for Metropolitan Magazine, publicist for the Russian Revolution, and head of the Communist Labor Party. From the description of John Reed additional papers, 1909-1939. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612376944 From the guide to the John Reed additional papers, 1909-1939., (Houghton Library, Harvard College L...

Brill, A.A. (Abraham Arden), 1874-1948

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Psychiatrist, author, lecturer, and translator of Sigmund Freud. From the description of A.A. Brill papers, 1888-1994 (bulk 1908-1948). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979877 Biographical Note 1874, Oct. 12 Born, Kanczuga, Austria 1889 Immigrated to the United States ...

Jeffers, Una, 1884 or 1885-1950

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Wife of American poet Robinson Jeffers. From the description of Letters to Cortlandt Schoonover [manuscript], 1938 January 11 to December 10. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647881155 ...

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

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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,...

Jeffers, Robinson, 1887-1962

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Poet. Married Una Call Kuster in 1913. From the description of Papers of Robinson Jeffers, 1924-1941 (bulk 1924-1926). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130961 Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962) was an American poet and dramatist. Born in Pittsburgh in 1887, he graduated from Occidental College in 1905. He married Una Call Jeffers (1884-1950) in 1913, and they had three children. His inspiration came from his wife, their home that he built in 1919, Tor House, and the rugged Big Sur...

Foote, Mary Hallock, 1847-1938

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American writer and illustrator, one of the finest western local-color realists of the late 19th century. From the description of Letter, 1896 Nov. 28, Grass Valley, to Charles P. Scott. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387683 American author and illustrator. From the description of Letter to Julia Finch, 1917 August 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55531434 Mary Hallock Foote (1847-1938) was an American novelist and short story writer....

Hausner, Eric P.

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Becker, Charlotte

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Johnson, Walter Willard, 1897-1968

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American poet and editor. From the description of Spud Johnson Papers, 1896-1973 (bulk 1920-1968). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122492193 Walter Willard Johnson (1897-1968), nicknamed Spud by his family, was born in Illinois, but spent most of his childhood in Greeley, Colorado. Uninterested in his father's lumber business, Spud took every journalistic opportunity offered. He started and edit...