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John Leonard papers, 1939-2015, bulk 1950s-2008

Series VII, Photographs and Artwork, 1969-2008

This series brings together the photographic images, visual artwork, and other graphic arts collected by Leonard. Among the photographs are photographs of Leonard with Toni Morrison and Kurt Vonnegut. The artwork notably includes a signed poster with a Kurt Vonnegut quotation and a series of handmade cards made by the staff of the New York Times Book Review during the 1970s.

Arranged by media format and alphabetically.

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Box 24 Folder 1 Photographs, 1969 -- 2006, 1969, 2006

Box 24 Folder 2 Photograph, black and white Andre Sukharov, 1979

Box 24 Folder 3 Photographs and Toni Morrison letter, May a Angelou photograph -- Toni Morrison Arts Club 1993 -- 1999, 1993, 1999

(Includes three photographs from the Nobel Ceremony in Stockholm, 1993)

Box 21 Folder 1 Photograph of JL with E.L. Doctorow, 1996 February6, 1996

Box 21 Folder 15 Photographs, Ken Leonard, undated

Box 21 Folder 15 Photographs, John Leonard, circa, October 2008


Box 18 Artwork-framed (2 pictures)

Box 24 Artwork-unframed, undated

Box 24 Birthday card for Leonard in the style of The New York Times Book Review storyboard,, undated

Box 24 Flier, celebrating Leonard's new position, undated

Box 24 The New York Times Book Review farewell poster, 1975 September 11, 1975

Box 24 Pen and ink memorial drawing for Kurt Vonnegut, Morley Safer, inscribed to JL,, 2007

Box 24 Portrait of Leonard, 1979 May 11, 1979

Box 24 Poster, with Kurt Vonnegut quotation, signed by Vonnegut

Box 24 Poster with final column of "Private Lives," 1980 June 11, 1980