Paul Padgette collection of American and English writers, 1962-1996 (bulk 1962-1993).

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Padgette, Paul,. Paul Padgette collection of American and English writers, 1962-1996 (bulk 1962-1993).

Paul Padgette collection of American and English writers, 1962-1996 (bulk 1962-1993).

Boxes 1-4 contain correspondence begun by Paul Padgette (then known as Paul McDonald), following his visit to Carl Van Vechten in New York, and continuing until Van Vechten's death. Their passionate, detailed correspondence was based on Padgette's great interest in Van Vechten's photos of Gertrude Stein. Includes correspondence with other friends and admirers of Van Vechten's photography, including Evan Donald Angus, who met Van Vechten in 1919; Mark Lutz, book reviewer and newspaperman from Richmond, Va., who became a close friend after meeting Van Vechten in 1931; and, Irving Paxton, a retired engineer from Baltimore, Md. and collector of books by Van Vechten, H.L. Mencken, Vincent Starrett, Edith Wharton, and Annette Rosenshine. Also includes correspondence with James Ringo, a writer, critic, composer, and translator, concerning writers and writing, and the New York and San Francisco theater and music scene, with much on Van Vechten and Stein collectors. Additional cartons include items collected by Padgette in regard to Carl Van Vechten, Gertrude Stein and the performing arts. Also included are correspondence with and the papers of arts critic Desmond Arthur, donated by Padgette.

19 cartons, 4 boxes, 1 oversize box, 2 oversize folders (26 linear ft.)

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Lutz, Mark (Mark Kenneth)

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Ringo, James

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Arthur, Desmond, 1924-2002.

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Paxton, Irving.

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Angus, Evan Donald.

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Padgette, Paul

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Henry Herman Evans (1918-1990) was a printer, botanist, and artist. From the description of Paul Padgette collection of Henry Herman Evans ephemera, 1961-1990. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 81821471 San Francisco book dealer, editor, and reviewer. From the description of Paul Padgette collection of American and English writers, 1962-1996 (bulk 1962-1993). (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 84946097 ...

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,...

Arthur, Desmond.

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Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946

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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...