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Marius de Zayas papers, 1914-1948

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS# 1407
Bib ID 4078697 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Zayas, Marius de ; Sanouillet, Michel
Title Marius de Zayas papers, 1914-1948
Physical Description 5.5 linear feet (13 boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 6 series: Series I: Photocopies of Letters to Marius de Zayas; Series II: Letters to and by Rafael de Zayas Enriquez; Series III: Manuscripts; Series IV: Documents Relating to Rafael de Zayas Enriquez; Series V: Printed Material Relating to Rafael de Zayas Enriquez; Series VI: Clippings by Rafael de Zayas Enriquez

Description

Summary

A large collection of the letters and manuscripts of Rafael de Zayas Enriquez, as well as a miscellaneous collection of letters and bills of sale pertaining to the activities of Marius de Zayas. The Rafael de Zayas Enriquez papers include letters, manuscripts, books, and clippings. His writings reflect his many and varied talents and interests: history, poetry, sociology, novels, and plays. His manuscripts and books comprise the bulk of this collection. The photocopies of letters to Marius de Zayas pertain to the magazine "291" and the Modern Gallery. There is correspondence from Pablo Picasso, Diego Rivera, Paul Guillaume, Max Jacob, Agnes Meyer, Alfred Stieglitz, Tristan Tzara, and Max Weber. The majority of these letters are unpublished although some of the most important ones appear in Michel Sanouillet's Francis Picabia et "291" (Paris, 1966).

Reproduction Note

Type of reproduction--Photocopies, in part

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Marius de Zayas papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Revision Description

2010-01-27 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Art -- Periodicals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Enriquez, Rafael de Zayas Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Guillaume, Paul Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jacob, Max Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Meyer, Agnes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Modern Gallery (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Painters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Portrait-painters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tzara, Tristan, 1896-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Weber, Max Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Painter. Marius de Zayas (1880-1961?) was a portrait painter and director of the Modern Gallery in New York. His father, Rafael de Zayas Enriquez (1848-1932) was a prominent Mexican man-of-letters and politician who was known as "The Grand Old Man of Mexico".