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THE JAMES P. J. MURPHY PAPERS
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Abbott, Berenice
11/7/1944

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Berenice Abbott to JM regarding photographs of Edna St. Vincent Millay.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Abramson, Ben (et al.)
DATE SPAN: 10/23/1950 - 09/14/1955

DESCRIPTION: 21 TLSs from Ben Abramson to JPJM, mostly regarding books. Also includes 6 TLSs from Abramson's daughter, Deborah Benson, and photos of clippings regarding Abramson. Reference to Argus Books.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Adams, Franklin Pierce
11/20/1944 postmark

DESCRIPTION: 1 brief TLS from Franklin Pierce Adams to JPJM with envelope addressed in Adams' hand.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Adams, James Truslow
DATE SPAN: 10/05/1945 - 11/05/1945

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLSs from James Truslow Adams to JPJM regarding photographs of Adams (5 Oct 1945, 5 Nov 1945).

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Adams, Leonie
DATE SPAN: 10/18/1948 - 06/23/1954

DESCRIPTION: 4 ALSs from Leonie Adams to JPJM, mostly regarding poetry and publishing. Includes the following items:

ALS from Leonie Adams to JPJM (18 Oct 1948);

ALS from Leonie Adams to JPJM (14 Dec 1948);

ALS from Leonie Adams to JPJM (23 Jun 1954);

ALS from Leonie Adams to JPJM, 2 leaves (Jan 23; "Dear Mr. Murphy: There is no great trick..."

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Adams, Leonie - Cards
DATE SPAN: [10/18/1948]? - [06/23/1954]?

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS postcards and 7 signed greetings cards from Leonie Adams to JPJM, mostly personal, all undated.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Aiken, Charles Avery
11/2/1944

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Charles Avery Aiken to JPJM regarding a photograph of Aiken.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Anderson, Doug
DATE SPAN: 06/29/1957 - 10/17/1957

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS and 1 TCS from Doug Anderson to JPJM, mostly regarding JPJM's copy of "Labanotation" (29 Jun 1957, 17 Oct 1957).

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Anderson, Marian (Secy. of)
5/11/1942

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Alyse Anderson, secretary of Marian Anderson, to JPJM regarding a photograph of Marian Anderson.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Andrews, Roy Chapman
7/11/1945

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Roy Chapman Andrews to JPJM, probably regarding a photograph of Andrews.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Angell, Sir Norman
1/24/1945

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Sir Norman Angell to JPJM regarding a photograph of Sir Norman.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Angelo, Valenti
7/13/1951

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Valenti Angelo to JPJM regarding "Song of Songs."

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Antheil, George
5/19/1949

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from George Antheil to JPJM regarding a photograph of Antheil.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Auerbach-Levy, William
1/17/1945

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS form William Auerbach-Levy to JPJM regarding a photograph of Auerbach-Levy.

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Austen, John
6/23/1947

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from John Austen to JPJM regarding a photograph of Austen.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Avery, Milton
(1940's?)

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Milton Avery to JPJM regarding a photograph of Avery.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 A., Seymour
(1940's?)

DESCRIPTION: 2 ACSs from Seymour A. (?) to JPJM, mostly personal.

Box: 1 Fold: 18 Bacon, Ernst
(1940's?)

DESCRIPTION: 1 printed broadside about Ernst Bacon signed by Bacon.

Box: 1 Fold: 19 Bacon, Leonard
1/28/1949

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Leonard Bacon to JPJM regarding booksigning.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 Bacon, Peggy
DATE SPAN: 04/19/1936 - 03/09/1944

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALSs from Peggy Bacon to JPJM regarding photographs of Bacon (19 Apr 1936, [9 Mar 1944]).

Box: 1 Fold: 21 Badings, Henk
9/20/1938

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Henk Badings to JPJM regarding a photograph of Badings.

Box: 1 Fold: 22 Balanchine, George (Secy. of)
12/1/1955

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Barbara Horgan, secretary of George Horgan, to JPJM regarding Balanchine's schedule.

Box: 1 Fold: 23 Bantock, Granville
7/9/1938

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Granville Bantock to JPJM regarding a photograph of Bantock.

Box: 1 Fold: 24 Barrere, Georges
6/10/1935

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from George Barrere to JPJM regarding a photograph of Barrere.

Box: 1 Fold: 25 Barzun, Jacques (Secy. of)
4/26/1962

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Judith Gustafson, secretary of Jacques Barzun, to JPJM regarding a photograph of Barzun.

Box: 1 Fold: 26 Bax, Arnold
(1940's?)

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Arnold Bax to JPJM regarding a photograph of Bax.

Box: 1 Fold: 27 Beach, Amy Marcy Cheney
9/6/1944

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Amy Marcy Cheney Beach to JPJM regarding a photograph of Beach.

Box: 1 Fold: 28 Bearden, Romare
11/1/1945

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Romare Beardento JPJM regarding a photograph of Bearden.

Box: 1 Fold: 29 Bennett, Robert Russell
(1940's?)

DESCRIPTION: 3 ALSs from Robert Russell Bennett to JPJM regarding a photograph of Bennett, all undated. Includes the following items:

ALS from Robert Russell Bennett to JPJM ("I apologize for the long time...");

ALS from Robert Russell Bennett to JPJM ("I have despaired of getting a respectable photograph...");

ALS from Robert Russell Bennett to JPJM ("Many thanks for your interest...").

Box: 1 Fold: 30 Benson, Frank W.
2/14/1945

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Frank W. Benson to JPJM regarding a photograph of Benson.

Box: 1 Fold: 31 Berezowsky, Nicolai
7/23/[1940]

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Nicolai Berezowsky to JPJM regarding a photograph of Berezowsky.

Box: 1 Fold: 32 Berlin, Irving (Secy. of)
DATE SPAN: 09/19/1958 - 11/19/1959

DESCRIPTION: 4 TLSs from Hilda Schneider, secretary of Irving Berlin, to JPJM regarding a photograph of Berlin.

Box: 1 Fold: 33 Berman, Eugene
4/28/1953

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Eugene Berman to JPJM regarding a print by Berman. Also includes 2 brochures about Berman's work.

Box: 1 Fold: 34 Block, Marguerite Beck
6/6/1949

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Marguerite Beck Block to JPJM in response to a letter from JPJM to Block.

Box: 1 Fold: 35 Bogan, Louise
11/15/1961

DESCRIPTION: 1 ACS from Louise Bogan to JPJM regarding a request for an autograph.

Box: 1 Fold: 36 Bohrod, Ruth (Mrs. Aaron)
7/23/1944

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Ruth (Mrs. Aaron) Bohrod to JPJM regarding Aaron Bohrod.

Box: 1 Fold: 37 Bolender, Todd
12/2/1948

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Todd Bolender to to JPJM regarding a photograph of Bolender.

Box: 1 Fold: 38 Boris, Ruthanna
3/14/1947

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Ruthanna Boris to JPJM regarding a photograph of Boris.

Box: 1 Fold: 39 Bouchee, Louis
5/13/1945

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Louis Bouchee to JPJM regarding a photograph of Bouchee.

Box: 1 Fold: 40 Boulanger, Nadia
9/10/1944

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Nadia Boulanger to JPJM regarding a photograph of Boulanger. Also includes second leaf with special inscription with short musical score by Boulanger for JPJM.

Box: 1 Fold: 41 Bowles, Paul Frederick
(1935?)

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Paul Fredrick Bowles to JPJM regarding a photograph of Bowles. Bowles sent the photo of himself to JPJM pasted to a postcard sent to Bowles by "Q" (Sir A. Quiller Couch?). Both items are undated, the postard is postmarked October 1935.

Box: 1 Fold: 42 Boyd, James
DATE SPAN: 02/28/1941 - 03/31/1941

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLSs from James Boyd to JPJM regarding The Free Company.

Box: 1 Fold: 43 Brackman, Robert
4/7/1956

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Robert Brackman to JPJM regarding a request for a booksigning.

Box: 1 Fold: 44 Branch, Anna Hempstead
8/24/1936

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS postcards from Anna Hempstead Branch to JPJM, mostly regarding her poetry. Also includes postcard of Smith College signed "My Alma Mater" by Branch; and 4 printed poems signed by Branch from the Christodora House Papers, including "The Bubble Blowers" (6 leaves with cover), "St. Francis and the Wolf" (6 leaves with cover), "More Than One to Make a Pancake" (1 leaf, no cover), and "The Golden Touch" (4 leaves with cover).

Box: 1 Fold: 45 Brasher, Rex
(1930-50?)

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Rex Brasher to JPJM regarding a photograph of Brasher.

Box: 1 Fold: 46 Breyer, Johanna Magdalena
May 1936

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Johanna Magdalena Breyer to JPJM regarding a photograph of Breyer.

Box: 1 Fold: 47 Brockway, Howard
DATE SPAN: 02/25/1936 - 04/26/1945

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALSs from Howard Brockway to JPJM regarding a photograph of Brockway (25 Feb 1936, 26 Apr 1945).

Box: 1 Fold: 48 Brook, Alexander
[3/16/1944]

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Alexander Brook to JPJM regarding a photograph of Brook.

Box: 1 Fold: 49 Brooks, Van Wyck
(1930's?)

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS postcard from Van Wyck Brooks to JPJM regarding a photograph of Brooks.

Box: 1 Fold: 50 Brown, Eddy
8/7/1935

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Eddy Brown to JPJM regarding a photograph of Brown.

Box: 1 Fold: 51 Burliuk, David
November 1945

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from JPJM to David Burliuk returned to JPJM with annotations and signature by Burliuk. Also includes 1 photograph of Burliuk's Evening in Russia signed on back by Burliuk in pencil, and 1 issue of "Color & Rhyme" (published by Mary Burliuk) with article on David Burliuk's work.

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