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JOHN L. BROWN PAPERS II
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Box: 3 Fold: 20 Ione Robinson
1977

DESCRIPTION: ALS (11/11/1977 w/ envelope) from artist Ione Robinson (1910- ) to John L. Brown. Reference to Mrs. Walter Mondale and Amy Carter.

Box: 3 Fold: 21 Edmee Duchesse de La Rochefoucauld
1984

DESCRIPTION: ACS (postmarked 1/13/1984 w/ envelope) from Edmee Duchesse de La Rochefoucauld to John L. Brown, with greetings.

Box: 3 Fold: 22 Theodore Roethke
1956

DESCRIPTION: ALS (8/8/1956 w/ envelope, 4 pages/2 leaves) from poet Theodore Roethke (1908-63) to John L. Brown. Reference to International Poetry Congress.

Box: 3 Fold: 23 Claude Roy
1947

DESCRIPTION: TLS (9/16/1947) from writer Claude Roy (1915- ) to John L. Brown. Includes typed carbon from Brown (10/18/1947). Reference by Roy to his work.

Box: 3 Fold: 24 Robert Sabatier
c.1976-77

DESCRIPTION: ALS and ACS with envelopes, both undated, from writer Robert Sabatier (1923- ) to John L. Brown, with New Year's greetings.

Box: 3 Fold: 25 Kyrill Schabert
1947

DESCRIPTION: TLS (1/22/1947) from writer Kyrill Schabert (1908-83) to John L. Brown. Includes typed carbon from Brown (2/4/1947). Reference to Jacques Schiffrin, Zoe Oldenbourg, and Lewis Galantiere.

Box: 3 Fold: 26 Jacques Schiffrin
1947

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS (9/15/1947, 9/17/1947) from Jacques Schiffrin, editor, Pantheon Books, Inc., New York. Includes typed carbon from Brown (9/12/1947). Reference to Julien Blanc.

Box: 3 Fold: 27 Antoinette Schulte
1969

DESCRIPTION: ACS (9/22/1969 on verso of printed announcement card for a private exhibition) by artist Antoinette Schulte. Includes typed carbon from Brown (9/25/1969).

Box: 3 Fold: 28 Colette Seghers
1989-91

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS (6/12/1989, 4/25/1991) from Colette Seghers, wife of French poet and writer Pierre Seghers (1906-87). Includes invitation card for unveiling by Jacques Chirac, mayor of Paris, of Pierre Seghers memorial plaque (6/26/1991). Also includes typed carbon from Brown (5/3/1991).

Box: 3 Fold: 29 Marcelle Sibon
1955-57

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS (3/22/1955, 5/4/1957) from translator Marcelle Sibon to John L. Brown. Includes typed carbon from Brown (two on 5/2/1955 & 5/29/1957). Reference to invitation from Sibon to Brown to attend a meeting of "Culture Francaise"; and to Alice B. Toklas.

Box: 3 Fold: 30 Jean Simon
1954

DESCRIPTION: ALS (10/23/1954) from Jean Simon, professor, Faculte des Lettres, Universite de Paris. Includes typed carbon from Brown (12/23/1954). Reference to Simon's work on twentieth century American literature.

Box: 3 Fold: 31 Georges S. Sion
1954

DESCRIPTION: ALS (8/14/1954) from Belgian novelist & playwright Georges S. Sion (1913- ) to John L. Brown. Reference to the journal, "La Revue Generale Belge," and possibility of including articles/extracts of writing by Brown.

Box: 3 Fold: 32 Carlton Sprague Smith
1966

DESCRIPTION: TLS (3/15/1966) from writer Carleton Sprague Smith (1905-94) to John L. Brown.

Box: 3 Fold: 33 Bella Spewack
1964-65

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from playwright/writer Bella Spewack (1899-90) to John L. Brown:

TLS 3/3/1964

ALS 1/1/1965

TLS 7/15/1965 w/ envelope

TLS 8/3/1965

TLS 10/28/1965 w/ envelope

Includes typed carbon from Brown (3/8/1964, 6/4/1965, 8/13/1965, 10/31/1965). Reference to play by Bella and Samuel Spewack, "My Three Angels."



Box: 3 Fold: 34 Samuel Spewack
Incomplete date: June 5, 19?

DESCRIPTION: ALS (6/5/19?) from playwright Samuel Spewack (1899-71) to John L. Brown.

Box: 3 Fold: 35 William Spratling
1964

DESCRIPTION: ALS (11/15/1964) from architect/writer William Spratling (1900-67) to John L. Brown, inviting the latter to visit.

Box: 3 Fold: 36 Wallace Stegner
1946-47

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLS (11/7/1946, 2/19/1947) from writer Wallace Stegner (1909-93) to John L. Brown. Includes typed carbon(s) from Brown (12/4/1946, 4/20/1947). Reference to various of Stegner's works including "The Big Rock Candy Mountain."

Box: 3 Fold: 37 Roger W. Straus, Jr.
1964-66

DESCRIPTION: 9 TLS from publisher Roger W. Straus, Jr. to John L. Brown. Includes typed carbon(s) from Brown. Reference to Carlos Fuentes, Francoise Mallet Joris, Isaak Babel, James Purdy, Paul Horgan, Clara Malraux and Gustavo Sainz.

Box: 3 Fold: 38 James Johnson Sweeney
1957

DESCRIPTION: TLS (8/8/1957) from writer James Johnson Sweeney (1900-1986) to John L. Brown. Includes typed carbon(s) from Brown (8/16/1957). Reference to Sweeney's visit to Brussels.

Box: 3 Fold: 39 Buffie Johnson and Gerald Sykes
1964

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from artist Buffie Johnson and writer Gerald Sykes (1903-84) to John L. Brown:

ALS 9/19/1964 Johnson to Brown.

ALS 10/15/1964 w/ envelope, Johnson to Brown.

TLS 10/29/1964 Sykes to Brown.

ALS 11/16/1964 w/ envelope, Johnson to Brown.

Includes typed carbon from Brown (11/9/1964). Reference to George Braziller; Brown's work, including "Il Gigantesco Teatro"; and Sykes' work, "Alienation: the Cultural Climate of Our Time" (1964).

Box: 3 Fold: 40 Buffie Johnson and Gerald Sykes
1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from artist Buffie Johnson and writer Gerald Sykes (1903-84) to John L. Brown:

ALS w/ envelope postmarked 3/24/1965 Johnson to Brown.

TLS w/ envelope 9/2/1965 from Sykes to Brown.

Includes typed carbon(s) from Brown (12/27/1965).

Box: 3 Fold: 41 Buffie Johnson and Gerald Sykes
1966

DESCRIPTION: TLS (1/18/1966) from Gerald Sykes to John L. Brown. Includes typed carbon(s) from Brown (1/22/1966). Sykes' letter includes attached list of faculty for a Symposium on the Technological Society (12/19/1965-12/23/1965).

Box: 3 Fold: 42 Buffie Johnson and Gerald Sykes
1968-9

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from artist Buffie Johnson and writer Gerald Sykes (1903-84) to John L. Brown:

ALS 6/17/1968 w/ envelope from Johnson to Brown.

ALS 8/28/1968 w/ envelope from Johnson to Brown.

ALS 1/?/1969 w/ envelope from Johnson to Brown.

Includes typed carbon(s) from Brown (6/22/1968). Reference to visiting each other.

Box: 3 Fold: 43 Buffie Johnson and Gerald Sykes
1976-77

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from artist Buffie Johnson and writer Gerald Sykes (1903-84) to John L. Brown:

- ALS 3/31/1976 w/ printed announcement card for painting exhibition from Johnson to Brown.

- ALS 12/14/1976 w/ announcement card for painting exhibition from Johnson to Brown. Includes envelope.

- ACS postcard (1/11/1977) from Johnson to Brown.

- ACS Christmas card w/ envelope from Johnson to Brown (postmarked 12/27/1977).



Box: 3 Fold: 44 George Tabori
Incomplete date June 17, 19?

DESCRIPTION: TLS (6/17/19?) from writer George Tabori to John L. Brown. Reference to visiting Brown, and to Andre Malraux.

Box: 3 Fold: 45 Alberto Tarchiani
1963

DESCRIPTION: ALS (1/31/1963) from Italian writer Alberto Tarchiani (1885-1964) to John L. Brown. Includes typed carbon(s) from Brown (8/23/1963). Reference to Tarchiani's speech honoring Luigi Albertini.

Box: 3 Fold: 46 Allen Tate
1954

DESCRIPTION: TLS (4/10/1954, 1 page) from poet/writer Allen Tate (1899-79) to John L. Brown. Includes typed carbon(s) from Brown (4/19/1954). Reference to Richard Wilbur.

Box: 3 Fold: 47 Robert H. Thayer
1959

DESCRIPTION: TLS (2/16/1959) from Robert H. Thayer, assistant secretary of state, U.S. State Department, to John L. Brown. Includes typed carbon(s) from Brown. Reference to Brown's assignment to Rome.

Box: 3 Fold: 48 Virgil Thompson
1979-1982

DESCRIPTION: 3 TLS (1/30/1979, 7/28/1982, undated) from composer Virgil Thompson to John L. Brown. Reference to gift of Thompson's papers to New York University, and to Erik Satie.

Box: 3 Fold: 49 Eugene Tillinger
1946

DESCRIPTION: TLS (6/14/1946) from Eugene Tillinger (1908-66), director of research, Society for the Prevention of World War III, Inc. Includes typed carbon(s) from Brown (6/20/1946). Reference to the Society for the Prevention of World War III.

Box: 3 Fold: 50 Alice B. Toklas
February 19, 1956

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (2/19/1956 w/ envelope, 1 page). Reference to "The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook" and to work in progress, "Memories of the rue de Fleurus" (later title, "What is Remembered," (1963)?). Includes TLS (3/1/1972) from Edward Burns to John L. Brown re Toklas letters borrowed and transcribed by the former. Typed transcription of Toklas ALS 2/19/1956 included here.

Box: 3 Fold: 51 Alice B. Toklas
April 3, 1956

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (4/3/1956 w/ envelope, 1 page). Includes ANS, undated. Reference to Pablo Picasso, Jean Paul Sartre, Gertrude Stein, and Janet Flanner.

Box: 3 Fold: 52 Alice B. Toklas
April 11, 1956

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (letter dated mistakenly(?) 4/11/1955 w/ envelope postmarked 4/12/1956, 1 page). Toklas requesting contact from Brown.

Box: 3 Fold: 53 Alice B. Toklas
December 31, 1956

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (12/31/1956 w/ envelope, 1 page). Includes typed transcription by Edward Burns. Reference to Brown's poetry and to Gertrude Stein.

Box: 3 Fold: 54 Alice B. Toklas
April 11, 1957

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (4/15/1957 w/ envelope, 1 page). Includes typed transcription by Edward Burns. Reference to typed carbon from John L. Brown (4/11/1957), included).

Box: 3 Fold: 55 Alice B. Toklas
May 20, 1957

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (5/20/1957 w/ envelope, 1 page). Includes typed transcription by Edward Burns. Reference to a helicopter ride.

Box: 3 Fold: 56 Alice B. Toklas
July 13, 1957

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (7/13/1957 w/ envelope, 1 page). Includes typed carbon(s) from Brown (8/16/1957). Reference to Toklas' hope of meeting with the Browns.

Box: 3 Fold: 57 Alice B. Toklas
September 8, 1957

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (9/8/1957 w/ envelope, 1 page). Includes typed transcription by Edward Burns. Reference to visiting Virginia and Harold Knapik.

Box: 3 Fold: 58 Alice B. Toklas
February 3, 1958

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (2/3/1958 w/ envelope, 1 page). Includes typed transcription by Edward Burns. Reference to Bernard Fay.

Box: 3 Fold: 59 Alice B. Toklas (from John L. Brown)
November 7, 1959

DESCRIPTION: Typed carbon from John L. Brown to Alice B. Toklas (11/7/1959). Reference to preparing an apartment in Rome for Toklas. Also mentions John Lucas.

Box: 3 Fold: 60 Alice B. Toklas
May 25, 1960

DESCRIPTION: ACS postcard from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (5/25/1960 w/ envelope). Includes typed carbon(s) from Brown (5/27/1960). Reference to Toklas' imminent arrival in Rome.

Box: 3 Fold: 61 Alice B. Toklas
June 10, 1960

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (6/10/1960 w/ envelope, 1 page). Includes typed carbon(s) from Brown (6/23/1960). Reference to continued plans for Toklas' stay in Rome.

Box: 3 Fold: 62 Alice B. Toklas
August 24, 1960

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to Simone Brown (8/24/1960 w/ envelope, 1 page). Includes typed transcription by Edward Burns.

Box: 3 Fold: 63 Alice B. Toklas
October 24, 1960

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (10/24/1960 w/ envelope, 1 page). Includes typed transcription by Edward Burns. Brief note acknowledging receipt of news from the Browns.

Box: 3 Fold: 64 Alice B. Toklas
November 23, 1960

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (11/23/1960 w/ envelope, 1 page). Includes typed transcription by Edward Burns. Reference to William Pepper, and Toklas' disappointment that Brown will not be able to meet with her.

Box: 3 Fold: 65 Alice B. Toklas
January 5, 1961

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (1/5/1961, w/ envelope, 1 page). Includes typed transcription by Edward Burns. Toklas sends New Year's greetings.

Box: 3 Fold: 66 Alice B. Toklas
March 19, 1961

DESCRIPTION: ACS postcard from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (3/19/1961). Includes typed transcription by Edward Burns. Reference to hearing a recording made of Toklas, and to recent stay in Rome and return to France.

Box: 3 Fold: 67 Alice B. Toklas
May 13, 1963

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (undated, w/ envelope postmarked 5/13/1963, 3 pages/3 leaves). Includes typed carbon from Brown (5/16/1963). Reference to eviction order served against Toklas in Paris.

Box: 3 Fold: 68 Alice B. Toklas
May 15, 1963

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (5/15/1963 w/ 2 envelopes, 2 pages/2 leaves). Includes typed carbon from Brown (6/19/1963). Reference to reading a book by Brown (not identified), and more news on the eviction notice served against Toklas.

Box: 3 Fold: 69 Alice B. Toklas
August 19, 1963

DESCRIPTION: ALS from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (8/19/1963 w/ envelope, 4 pages/4 leaves). Includes typed carbon from Brown (undated). Reference to obtaining address of a convent for a friend of Toklas'.

Box: 3 Fold: 70 Alice B. Toklas
undated c. 1961

DESCRIPTION: ACS postcard from Alice B. Toklas to John L. Brown (undated). Includes typed transcription by Edward Burns. Reference to William Pepper and Virginia and Harold Knapik.

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