Robert Josephy correspondence

Collection ID:
Josephy, Robert, 1903-
Physical Description:
6 Items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters concern The Limited Editions Club interest in reproducing Charles Demuth's drawings for a new edition of "The Turn of the Screw," by Henry James (never published). Included are: 2 letters from Josephy to Demuth, June 20 and 28, 1934, and one letter to Frank Osborn, July 2, 1934; 2 letters from Charles Demuth to Josephy, June 24 and 29, 1934, regarding ownership of the drawings; and one letter from Arthur Dove to Josephy, September 8, 1936 with an explanation of the decision for not publishing the book.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Book designer; New York, N.Y.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 5030 (fr. 448-462) available for use at the Archives of American Art and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1994 by Maria Josephy, daughter of Robert Josephy.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Illustration of books Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Demuth, Charles, 1883-1935 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dove, Arthur Garfield, 1880-1946 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Limited Editions Club Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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