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Alexander Black papers, bulk (1890-1928).

Title
Alexander Black papers, 1858-1939, bulk (1890-1928).
Author
Black, Alexander, 1859-1940.
Supplementary Content
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Description
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Photographs.
  • Sketches.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • O'Dell, Edith (Mrs. Alexander Black); Billy Rose Theatre Collection
Biography (note)
  • Alexander Black (1859-1940) was an author, editor and originator of the "picture play" the dramatic forerunner of the motion picture.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 309
Author
Black, Alexander, 1859-1940.
Title
Alexander Black papers, 1858-1939, bulk (1890-1928).
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, PEN Club materials, writings, photographs, sketches, and miscellaneous papers. Correspondence, 1858-1939, reflects Black's editorial work and personal engagements. P.E.N. papers, 1921-1935, include correspondence and printed matter relating to meetings, membership and events sponsored by the Club. Writings series contains Black's manuscripts, notes and notebooks. Also, photographs, sketches by Black and printed materials.
Biography
Alexander Black (1859-1940) was an author, editor and originator of the "picture play" the dramatic forerunner of the motion picture.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Journalists.
Authors.
Added Author
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935.
Gunnison, Almon, 1844-1917.
Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909.
Stedman, Arthur.
Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943.
Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, 1856-1923.
LCCN
ms 68001062
Research Call Number
MssCol 309
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