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Rockwell Kent papers, 1885-1970

Series VIX: Magazine Illustration

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Adventure:



Box 28 "Arizony" by C.E. Kilbourne: proof (lettering)


Box 28 "Ashton's memorial;" ink sketch


Box 28 "Big business in Bombay;" ink sketches proof (corrected)



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize border: ink sketch



Box 28 "The camp-fire;" proof


"Cockades" by Meade Minnigerode:


Box 28 proof cover:


Box 28 ink sketch


Box 28 watercolor sketch



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize watercolor sketch



Box 28 "Cyrano de Bergerac;" ink sketch


Box 28 "The dubasher" by Captain Mansfield: proof (lettering)


Box 28 "Dandyfunk" by Norma Springer: proof (lettering)


Box 28 "Heat;" ink sketches


"Hellbuster Doova" by Captain Dingle:


Box 28 ink drafts, 2p.


Box 28 proof


Box 28 Maps: ink sketches, 12p.



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 Oversize maps: ink sketches, 3p.



Box 28 "Marshal Pop Carver" by Donald Hough: proof


Box 28 "Miracles;" ink sketches


Box 28 "On getting acquainted;" ink sketch


Box 28 "The patriot's progress or the long road" by Wm. Hogarth, Jr. & Atreus


Hargadine:


Box 28 proofs, 2p.



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize proofs, 3p.



Box 28 "Play acting for gents"


Box 28 "In this corner"


Box 28 "A military interlude;" ink sketches


Box 28 "The rub o' the saddle;" ink sketches


Box 28 "Rusudan;" ink sketches


Box 28 "Scavengers of the surf ..." by Harry R. Peterson: proof


Box 28 "Sea of the ravens;" ink sketches


Box 28 "The silver circle" by Lyman Bryson: proof


Box 28 "Smoking seas;" ink sketch


Box 28 "That cartwheel stallion" by Edwin Hunt Hoover: proof


Box 28 "Three thieves;" ink sketch and proof (corrected)


Box 28 vignettes: ink sketches and proof



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize "Wastrel;" ink sketches



Box 28 "Wastrel," "Jim Clancy shoves off;" ink sketches


Box 28 "The well of bitter waters" by George Surdez:


Box 28 proof


Box 28 proof (corrected)


Box 28 ink sketches: 2p.



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize 1p.



Box 28 pencil and ink drafts


Box 28 pencil drafts, 3p.


Architecture and building:


"Clients vs. architect a plea" by Tom Thumbtack:



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 proof



Box 28 "The cornerstone" by Tom Thumbtack: ink sketches


Box 28 oversize cover: proof


Box 28 "The repeal of the Tarsney Act" by Tom Thumbtack: ink sketches


Box 28 oversize "Tom Thumbtack slave driver;" ink sketch


Box 28 proof


Box 28 various pages, 23 items


Art in America. no.4, 1961.


May or, A. Hyatt:


Box 28 "A creative suggestion: stamps designed by fine artists." p.[38]


Box 28 Asgaard postage stamp:


Box 28 ink sketch (with photostat)


Box 28 ink sketch-white ink on black and green proof


Box 28 lettering (ink)


Box 28 lettering (pencil), 3p.


Box 28 lettering (pencil and ink), 2p.


Box 28 pencil draft


Box 28 proof-black, 2p.


Box 28 proof-black (illus. only), 3p.


Box 28 proof-gray, 2p.


Box 28 proof-gray and black, 2p.


Asgaard air mail stamp (not used):


Box 28 pencil drafts, 5p.


Box 28 pencil draft


"All men are brothers" postage stamp (not used):


Box 28 pencil drafts, 5p.


Nirvana/Utopia postage stamp (not used):


Box 28 pencil drafts, 4p.


Blackjack:


Box 28 ink drafts, 2p.


Box 28 ink sketch



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize ink sketch



Box 28 pencil drafts, 6p.


Box 28 oversize pencil drafts, 17p.


Box 28 proofs, 5p.


The Blue Mouse. Volume I, Nos. 1 & 2, 1906. [Unpublished]


Illustrated autograph manuscript, 117p.



Box 29 (Manuscript text in Kent's hand with 57 pages of illustrations, including ink sketches, watercolor drawings, and pencil and pastel drawings by Kent using several pseudonyms. This was a collaborative effort of the 24-year old Kent and his friend James Gillespie Blaine Ewing. The two produced this holograph periodical in an edition of two copies for each number. The copies were for the only subscribers: their mothers. The text is presumably a collaborative effort by Ewing and Kent and includes poems, song lyrics, short stories, a novella, and various parodies of advertisements, news stories, letters from readers, etc. This is Virginia Larwill Miller Ewing (Mrs Charles Ewing)'s copy. Binding: Boards, detached but present, with watercolor drawings by Kent. Modern half black morocco folding-case, spine gilt-lettered and with image of the Blue Mouse on his throne in variously colored morocco onlays


Bookman:



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize ink sketch


The Colophon:



Box 30 cover: pencil draft


Box 30 trademark device


Box 30 pencil drafts, 2p.


Box 30 "An unpublished drawing;" proof


Cosmopolitan, April 1934.


Hemingway, Ernest:


One trip across.



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize ink and tempera sketch (blue and black)


Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize ink and tempera sketch (orange and black)


Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize opening pages: pencil draft


Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize pencil drafts, 2p.



Box 30 Country Gentleman. cover: pencil draft


Box 30 Creative Art. ink sketches


Box 30 Delineator. 1926. ink sketch


The Delta Kappa Epsilon Quarterly., 1911


Box 30 cover: pencil draft


Box 30 cover: proofs, 3p.


Demcourier.


Box 30 cover: pencil drafts, 5p.


Box 30 pencil drafts, 2p.


Box 30 ink draft


Box 30 "Rockwell Kent issue," vol. vi, #10, October 1937 2 printed copies, October 1937


Box 30 Esquire. ink sketch


Fraternal outlook:


Box 30 cover (1943): pencil drafts, 2p.



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize cover (1943): pencil drafts, 2p.



Box 30 "We hold these truths;" pencil drafts, 3p.


Box 30 article on Rockwell Kent, vol. 3, #3, March1941 printed copy, March1941


Box 30 Harper's Weekly. "Roosevelticus;" ink sketch


Das Hildegartenbuch. See: Book illustration


The Hound and Horn:


Box 30 cover: ink and pencil sketches, 2p.



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize cover: ink drafts and printed copy (3p. framed in one mounting)


Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 Junior Red Cross Journal. oversize cover: pencil draft



Box 30 Lantern. cover: pencil drafts, 2p.


McCall's. May 1934.


See: Titled drawings, etc.: The clinic.


Mainstream:


Box 30 colophon: ink sketch


Box 30 "My God! Can that be the American Eagle?" printed illustration with his article


Box 30 "My gift to the Soviet people", April 1961 Vol. 14, No. 4, p. 36-41., April 1961


Makio:


Box 30 "Activities;" ink sketch


Box 30 "Administration;" ink sketch


Box 30 "Athletics;" ink sketch


Box 30 "Organizations;" ink sketch


Box 30 [school activities]: pencil drafts, 3p.


The Modern School.


Box 30 cover: proof


Box 30 pencil draft


Box 30 initial letters: proofs, 2p.


Box 30 initial letters: pencil drafts, 12p.


Box 30 initial letters: ink and pencil drafts, 2p.


Box 30 Vol. VI, #6-7, June -July 1919 printed copy, June -July 1919


New Masses:


Box 30 cover: pencil draft


Box 30 cover: printed copy, 3p.


The New World Review:


See: Titled drawings, etc.: Enormous new machines make men master over nature


New York Tribune Magazine:



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize "The front row kept up a semblance of attention;" ink sketch


Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize "I swore by sun and moon and stars," "We had a grip," "And it was real beer;"



Box 30 ink sketches


Box 30 "I"-initial letter: ink sketch


Box 30 "L"-initial letter: ink sketch



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize "The lamps shone ...;" ink sketch



Box 30 "N"-initial letter: ink sketch


Box 30 "The neighbors" (initial letter "C"): ink sketch


Box 30 "The other woman;" ink sketch



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize "The other woman;" ink sketch



Box 30 oversize "Our hazing was, for the most part, harmless;" ink sketch


Box 30 "Pretty P ..." by George S. Chappell: ink sketch


Box 30 "Q"-initial letter: ink sketch


Box 30 "A short college course" by George S. Chappell: ink lettering


Box 30 "T"-initial letter: ink sketch ink sketches, 5p.



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize ink sketches, 10p.



Box 30 "For men only: a handbook for husbands;" printed copy


Ordinance Sergeant:



Box 31 cover: pencil drafts, 2p.



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize cover: pencil draft


Puck:


Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize "New Year, New Year ..." (1920):



Box 31 ink sketch ink sketch ink sketch (1917)


Box 31 The Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress. January 1978. printed copy with 11 illustrations by Kent


Box 31 Rights (National Emergency Civil Liberties Commission), vol. xviii, #1, June 1971. "Rockwell Kent issue;" printed copy


Scribners:


Box 31 cover: "June ;" ink sketch


Box 31 cover: "November ;" ink sketch


Box 31 cover: pencil draft


Box 31 "Thomas E. Dewey;" ink sketch pencil draft



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize watercolor sketch (1926)


This week magazine:



Box 31 pencil draft, 2p.



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize pencil sketch



Box 31 clipping: [volcano, 24 March1940]


Box 31 Time. (portfolio) oversize pencil sketches, 7p.


Vanity Fair:



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize "Pill Box Theatre;" ink sketch



Box 31 ink and wash sketch



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize ink sketch



Box 31 ink sketches for "The ballad of Yukon Jake" (1921), see: Book illustration: Paramore, Edward. The ballad ...


Box 31 pencil drafts, 2p.


See also: Advertising: Marcus and Company (Jewelers)


Box 31 clippings, 4p.


Wings: the Literary Guild Magazine:


Box 31 cover design: ink and blue wash sketch


Box 31 cover design: pencil draft


Box 31 cover design: pencil draft and ink draft


Box 31 Vol.4, #12, December 1930 printed copy (contains: "The making of an artist" by R.K., p.6-11, and cover illus.), December 1930


Names of magazines are not known:


Box 31 "The amours of Faust ..." by Rockwell Kent-title: ink lettering


[angel by Hogarth, Jr.]:


Box 31 ink sketch


Box 31 pencil draft


Box 31 "Un diner a deux ..." by George S. Chappell: ink and pencil draft


[farmer]:


Box 31 ink and pencil drafts, 2p.


Box 31 red and black paint and pencil draft



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize "Gulliver at Lilliput;" ink sketch


"His better self":



Box 31 ink and pencil drafts, 3p.


Box 31 pencil drafts, 6p.



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize "The morning smile;" ink sketches


"The poet's pact or the fashionable Faust ..." by Wm. Hogarth, Jr. and George S. Chappell-heading for chapter I:



Box 31 pencil draft


Box 31 watercolor draft


Vignettes:


Box 31 ink sketches, 3p.


Box 31 proofs, 2p.


illus. by Hogarth Jr.:


Box 31 ink and pencil drafts, 7p.


Box 31 ink drafts, 4p.


Box 31 ink sketches, 9p.



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize ink sketch


Illus. by Hogarth, Jr.:



Mapcase 13V-F--6-08 pencil and watercolor draft



Box 31 pencil drafts, 40p.



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize watercolor sketch


Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize ink and pencil sketch


Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize ink draft (black and green)



Box 31 ink sketch



Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize ink sketch


Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize pencil draft


Mapcase 13V-F-06-08 oversize pencil sketches, 2p.



Box 31 misc., 2p.


Box 31 "The newer Aesop;" clipping