Huger Elliott papers, 1943-1948

A Finding Aid to the Huger Elliott papers

Helen Farr Sloan Library, Delaware Art Museum

Wilmington, Delaware
2005


Accessioned: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Eisenstat, June 5, 1984
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Access: Unrestricted
Processed: Sarena Fletcher, 2005
Contact Information:

Helen Farr Sloan Library
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19806

 

DESCRIPTION OF THE PAPERS

Folder 1 – Correspondence

Letter from John L. B. Williams, D. Appleton-Century Company, New York, March 23, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from W.M. McRastie, President, Architectural Book Publishing Company, Inc., New York, May 27, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from W.M. McRastie, President, Architectural Book Publishing Company, Inc., New York, June 7, 1943 – 2 leaves

Letter from W.M. McRastie, President, Architectural Book Publishing Company, Inc., New York, June 16, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from W.M. McRastie, President, Architectural Book Publishing Company, Inc., New York, June 21, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from W.M. McRastie, President, Architectural Book Publishing Company, Inc., New York, June 28, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from W.M. McRastie, President, Architectural Book Publishing Company, Inc., New York, July 12, 1944 – 1 leaf

Letter from W.M. McRastie, President, Architectural Book Publishing Company, Inc., New York, July 13, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Walter C. Arensberg, Hollywood, California, August 3, 1943 – 1 leaf

Postcard from Mary Marren Rees (Mrs.), Archive Department, [Chicago, Illinois], June 28, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Esther Miner Boutwell, New York, January 28, 1944 – 1 leaf

Letter from Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., New York, no date

Letter from Ethelwyn Manning, Librarian, Frick Art Reference Library, New York, February 15, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Ethelwyn Manning, Librarian, Frick Art Reference Library, New York, February 20, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Ethelwyn Manning, Librarian, Frick Art Reference Library, New York, June 21, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Ethelwyn Manning, Librarian, Frick Art Reference Library, New York, August 13, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from John Woodburn, Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc., New York, August 7, 1944 – 1 leaf

Letter from Frederick L. [Seler], Harper’s Magazine, New York, May 5, 1944 – 1 leaf

Letter from Frederick L. [Seler], Harper’s Magazine, New York, June 28, 1944 – 2 leaves

Letter from Walter Frese, Hastings House Publishers, New York, May 21, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Erich S. Herrmann, Inc., New York, June 17, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Messrs. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Massachusetts, no date – 1 leaf

Letter from Donald R. Allen, Vice-President, Rudolph Lesch Fine Arts, New York, June 24, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Alice D. Franklin, Reference Collection of Photographs, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, June 28, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Alice D. Franklin, Reference Collection of Photographs, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, December 9, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Lindsley F. Hall, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Egyptian Art, New York, January 27, 1944 – 1 leaf

Letter from Celia Vandermark, Sales Desk for Photographs and Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, June 15, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Hannah B. Muller, Ass’t in charge of Negatives and Slides, Museum of Modern Art, New York, July 9, 1943 – 1 leaf

Receipt from Museum of Modern Art, New York, July 14, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Gretta Smith, Head of Fine Arts Department, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Maryland, July 3, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from William L. Savage, Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, July 6, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from William L. Savage, Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, July 16, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from William L. Savage, Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, July 22, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from William L. Savage, Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, July 26, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from William L. Savage, Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, July 29, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from William L. Savage, Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, October 13, 1943 – 2 leaves

Letter from William L. Savage, Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, October 20, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Geoffrey J. L. Gomme, Edgar H. Wells & Company, New York, June 15, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Albert J. Wiley, New York, July 28, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Albert J. Wiley, New York University, Institute of Fine Arts, New York, July 6, 1943 – 1 leaf

Receipt for photography involving Albert J. Wiley, July 15, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Albert J. Wiley, New York University, Institute of Fine Arts, New York, August 3, 1943 – 1 leaf

Letter from Albert J. Wiley, New York, July 20, 1943 – 1 leaf
Folder 2 – Correspondence and manuscripts of Huger Elliott

Publication: “Philosophical Notes for My Children,” by John Barnwell Elliott, copyright June 27, 1947. Tipped in letter from Huger Elliott to Dr. [Distles], July 11, 1947

Letter from Stephen F. Baynes, Jr., Chaplain, Columbia University in the City of New York, New York, March 4, 1947 – 1 leaf

Manuscript: “One World – One God,” by A Seeker – 10 leaves

Letter from H. St. George Tucker, Richmond, Virginia, August 9, 1946 – 1 leaf

Letter from H. St. George Tucker, Presiding Bishop, Protestant Episcopal Church, New York, September 4, 1946 – 1 leaf

Miscellaneous pencil written notes

Letter from Howard Bonham, Vice Chairman in charge of Public Relations, American Red Cross National Headquarters, Washington, DC, August 9, 1946 – 1 leaf

Newspaper article, title torn off, July 13, no year, vol. XCIII, No. 31,583

Letter from Mrs. W. W. Cunningham, Scarsdale, New York, Saturday 4, no year – 3 leaves

Letter from Helene M. Grose, Rhode Island, February 15, 1948 – 2 leaves

Photocopy of ‘Le Manger’ (As Of Before the War and As Of a Year or Two Hence) by A. P. Herbert

Letter from Sadie, Richmond, Virginia, September 17, 1947 – 3 leaves and envelope

Letter from Frances C. Church, Memphis, Tennessee, August 16, 1947 – 2 leaves and envelope

Miscellaneous 3×5 inch note card with notes – 1 leaf

Manuscript: “The Absolute” – 4 leaves

Miscellaneous notes in pencil – 1 leaf

Manuscript: “One World – One God,” by a Seeker, handwritten in pencil

Manuscript: “One World – One God,” by a Seeker, handwritten in black pen

Manuscript: “One World – One God,” by a Seeker, typed

Letter from H. St. George Tucker, Presiding Bishop, Protestant Episcopal Church, New York, October 16, 1946 – 2 leaves

Letter from Jack, Office of the Dean, Washington Cathedral, Washington, DC, November 13, 1946 – 1 leaf

Letter from Melvin Arnold, American Unitarian Association, Boston, Massachusetts, August 8, 1947 – 1 leaf

Letter from Bill [W. M. Ivins, Jr.] Woodbury, Connecticut, Sunday, August 10, 1947 – 1 leaf

Letter from Robert W. B. Elliott, Sewanee, Tennessee, February 6, 1947 – 2 leaves
Folder 3 – Manuscript
Folder 4 – Manuscript

Manuscript: “Auvergne Sketches, Including Le Puy,” Text by Huger Elliott, Illustrations by Elizabeth Shippen Green Elliott
Folder 5 – Manuscript
Folder 6 – Miscellaneous

Manuscript: “Everybody’s Djinn Rummy,” by Henry Thompson – 7 leaves

 

 

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