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Arthur Davison Ficke papers, bulk (1935-1942).

Title
Arthur Davison Ficke papers, 1924-1957, bulk (1935-1942).
Author
Ficke, Arthur Davison, 1883-1945.
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Description
.8 linear foot (2 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
Negatives.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Carnevale, Mark
Biography (note)
  • Arthur Davison Ficke (1883-1946) was a poet, author and collector of Japanese and Chinese art.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 992
Author
Ficke, Arthur Davison, 1883-1945.
Title
Arthur Davison Ficke papers, 1924-1957, bulk (1935-1942).
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection contains handwritten and typewritten documents, printed matter and negatives. Most of the papers are notes for lectures Ficke gave on Far Eastern art during the 1930s and 1940s. Also, some correspondence regarding these lectures. Correspondents include photographer Arnold Genthe and Japanese print collectors Louis V. Ledoux and Judson D. Metzgar. Other papers concern Ficke's collection of Japanese and Chinese art. Papers postdating Ficke's death are those of his widow, Gladys Brown Ficke, and pertain to a revision of his book Chats on Japanese Prints, originally published in 1915.
Biography
Arthur Davison Ficke (1883-1946) was a poet, author and collector of Japanese and Chinese art.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Added Author
Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942.
Ledoux, Louis V. (Louis Vernon), 1880-1948.
Metzgar, Judson D.
Ficke, Gladys Brown.
LCCN
ms 70000321
Research Call Number
MssCol 992
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