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Leo Lerman papers, 1893-2012, bulk 1937-1994

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Series III: Professional Files

Lerman's professional files relate to his career as an editor and writer, and contain editorial files (including, notably, those from his stint as Editor-in-Chief ofVanity Fair), office memos, articles that he wrote and research notes and manucripts related to his various book and publishing projects


Subseries III.1: Career and Office Files, 1935-1993

This subseries is comprised of files related to Lerman's professional life as an editor and magazine writer. Included are files on each of the issues that he edited forVanity Fair,as well as files related to his work as a contributing editor atVogue.Also included are interviews with Lerman and files related to professional appearances and speaking engagements, as well as business and editorial files related to Lerman's book projects.



Box 43 Career- General, 1942-1985


The American Scholar , 1958


Box 43 Awards, 1985


Box 43 The Atlantic Monthly , 1944


Books


Box 43 General, 1939-1955


Box 43 Biography of D'Este Sisters-- Proposal and Notes, 1947, (2 Folders)


Box 43 Chicago: Crossroads of American Enterprise, 1944 (edited by Lerman), 1944


Box 43 Cities of America Series, 1944-1952


Box 43 Franklin Watts Projects


Box 43 Highways of the World


Box 43 Leonardo da Vinci: Artist and Scientist,1935-1944


Box 43 Michelangelo: A Renaissance Profile , 1942-1954


Box 43 Memoir (unrealized), 1971


Box 43 The Museum: 100 Years of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, , 1968-1969


Box 43 New York Around the Clock , 1959-1960


Box 43 Sotheby's Book, 1964-1973, (3 Folders)


Box 43 The Victorian Reader , 1953-1957


Box 43 Book Reviewing, 1943-1989


Box 43 Caedomon Publishers, 1956


Box 43 Clippings, (4 Folders)


Dance Magazine, 1957


Box 43 Fashion Group, The, 1967-1975


Box 43 Fashion Group of Philadelphia Tribute to Greer Garson, 1959


Box 43 Fashion Institute of Technology, 1983-1991



Box 44 Film: The Troublemaker , 1963


Box 44 Film Project: Dietrich, 1954


Box 44 Gourmet , 1984-1990


Box 44 Guggenheim Proposal


Box 44 Harper's Bazaar , 1946-1948


Box 44 Hofstra College, 1971


House and Garden , 1970s-1993


Box 44 General, (2 Folders)



Box 103 Harrington Piece-- "This Way to the Party,", 1919



Box 44 Huntington Library


Box 44 Shoot Notes


Interviews


Box 44 Lerman Interview of Jan Morris for The Paris Review, , 1989


Box 44 Lerman Interview of Robert Green


Box 44 Lerman Interviewed by Rosemary Kent, 1974


Box 44 Lerman Interview "Why I Wear What I Wear" for GQ , 1985


Box 44 Lerman Interview regarding Antony Tudor for the Maya Deren Project,, 1976


Box 44 Lerman Interviewed by Francesco Scavullo, 1977


Box 44 Lerman Interviewed by Mary Cantwell


Box 44 Lerman Interviewed by Brigid Berlin regarding Van Vechten, 1970s


Box 44 Lerman Interviewed by Brucy Handy on Conversation, 1986


Box 44 Lerman Interviewed by Nan Robertson on Books


Box 44 Lerman on Vreeland, 1981


Box 44 "Lunch with Leo Lerman" Interview


Box 44 Lerman Interviewed by Sonya Beasley for the BBC, 1976


Box 44 Lerman Interviewed by Richard Alleman, 1980


Box 44 Lerman on Restaurant Criticism


Box 44 Lerman on the Sonnenberg House, 1979


Box 44 Lerman interviewed by June Weir, 1969


Box 44 Lerman Interview in Wine Magazine


Box 44 Lerman Interviews, unsorted


Box 44 Panel Discussion "How Beauty is Made,", 1968

(Lerman moderated)


Box 44 Interviews for June Davis Symposia


Box 44 Interviews for Vogue Symposium, 1978


Box 44 Interviews for Vogue Symposium, 1982


Box 44 Lectures and Appearances, 1943-1980, (4 Folders)


Box 44 Liner Notes, 1958-1959



Box 45 Mademoiselle , 1948-1972, (6 Folders)


Box 45 Musical Courier, 1954-1955


Box 45 National Book Awards, 1960


Box 45 New York Philharmonic Children's Concerts Program Notes, 1951-1965


Box 45 New York Times , 1951


Box 45 The New Yorker , 1985-1993, (2 Folders)


Box 45 Park East


Box 45 Playbill , 1958-1987, (5 Folders)

(contains editorial files for Playbill, as well as his Friends of George Spelvin newsletter and information)


Box 45 Quotations, 1943-1993


Box 45 Radio and Television, 1943-1962


Box 45 Resumes, 1983-1994


Box 45 Saturday Review,1942-1958


Box 45 Street & Smith, 1961


Box 45 Subsidiary Sales, 1953-1957


Box 45 Subscriptions, 1984-1992



Box 72 Teaching, 1943-1945


Theatre


Box 72 The Belle of Venice


Box 72 Broadway, 1936-1948


Box 72 Clurman, Harold-- Tribute to


Box 72 Costume Design, (2 Folders)



Box 102 Costume Design



Box 72 Fashion Follies, 1992, (3 Folders)


Box 72 Feagin School of Dramatic Art


Box 72 Grossinger's, 1935-1974


Box 72 Jane Eyre-- Notes and Manuscript of the Play, (3 Folders)


Box 72 Newtown High School


Box 72 Rogers, Richard-- Tribute, 1972


Box 72 Rosenthal, Jean-- Obituary, 1969



Box 45 The Tiger's Eye


Box 45 Tobe-Coburn School for Fashion Careers, 1956-1979


Box 45 Tomorrow, 1942



Box 75 Travel



Box 46 Vanity Fair, 1983-1984


Box 46 General Editorial Files, (2 Folders)


Box 46 Story Inventories, 1983


Memoranda


Box 46 D. Holland to Leo Lerman, 1983-1984


Box 46 Office Memos


Box 46 Ideas, Spring, 1984


Box 46 Invitations


Box 46 Opinion Makers


Box 46 Vanity Fair Issue Files, August 1983-March 1984, (9 Folders)



Box 102 Scrapbook



Box 56 Published Issues, 1983 July-1984 March



Box 46 Vogue


Box 46 General Editorial Files, 1974-1992, (3 Folders)


Box 46 Correspondence, 1981-1982


Box 46 Telephone Messages


Box 46 100 Year Anniversary, 1991


Box 46 Australian Vogue Biennale, 1987


Box 46 Yaddo, 1946-1992


Box 46 Young People's Concerts



Box 55 Telephone Messages, 1983-1993


Box 55 Office Notes, 1973-1984


Subseries III.2: Writings, 1922-1994

This subseries includes Lerman's own magazine and periodical writing, as well as manuscripts, drafts of unpublished material. This subseries is arranged alphabetically by publication in which articles appeared, and chronologically within that alphabetical arrangement.



Box 47 The American Scholar


Box 47 "A Passionate Self Appraisal" Review of Virginia Woolf's 'A Writer's Diary', 1954 Summer, 1954


Box 47 Review of Woolf's 'Granite and Rainbow,', 1958


Box 47 Review of Roger Shattuck's 'The Banquet Years', 1958-1959


Box 47 Review of Mina Curtiss' 'Bizet and His World', 1959


The Atlantic Bookshelf


Box 47 "Prelude to the Quartet," Review


Box 47 Reviews, undated


Box 47 Aldington's 'The Duke' and DeCoster's 'Glorious Adventures of Tyl Ulenspiegl'


Box 47 "The Bookshelf Museum,", 1944


Box 47 Review of S.H. Smith's 'Cardinal of Spain'


Box 47 Review of Morosco and Dugger's 'The Oracle of Broadway'


Box 47 Review of Thomas Craven's 'Cartoon Calvacade'


Box 47 Review of Darrell Garwood's 'Artist in Iowa'


Box 47 Review of Lennon's 'Victoria Through the Looking Glass'


Box 47 Review of Rewald's 'Camille Pissarro'


Box 47 Review of Zofia Kossak's 'Blessed are the Meek'


Box 47 Review of Pal Kelemen's 'Medieval American Art'


Box 47 Review of Richard A. Leonard's "The Stream of Music"


The Atlantic Monthly


Box 47 Review of Dane Chandos' 'Village of the Sun'


Box 47 "Potpourri,", July 1946


Box 47 E. H. Young's 'Chatterton Square', Nov, 1947


British Vogue


Box 47 Robert Lindsay Profile


Box 47 Beatrix Miller


Box 47 "The Algonquin in 100 Tender Words,", 1977 October 25


CFDA Awards Program, 1986


Box 47 "…on Meeting Marlene,"-- Manusript



Box 102 "…on Meeting Marlene," -- Program



Box 47 Chicago Sun Book Week D. H. Lawrence's 'The 1st Lady Chatterly',, 1944 April



Box 61 Connoisseur Article, 1987



Box 47 Dance


Box 47 Pieces Sent to R. Gottlieb (Lerman)


Box 47 "Transfusion Needed: or Remarks on the Late Broadway Season," July 1953 (theatre review), July 1953


Box 47 "No Gains: Broadway '53-'54,", 1954 June


Box 47 "Dance: in the Movies,", 1954-1955, (3 Folders)


Box 47 "Dance on Broadway: Season '54-'55,", 1955 June


Box 47 "Sweet and Sour '55-'56,", 1956 July


Box 47 "Dance on and off Broadway: '56-'57,", 1957 June


"At the Theatre" Column


Box 47 West Side Story,", 1957 November


Box 47 'Copper and Brass' and 'Jamaica and Rumple',", 1957 December


Box 47 'The Music Man',", 1958 January


Box 47 'Nude with Violin, Time Remembered',", 1958 February


Box 47 "Backward Glance: Season 57-58,", 1958 July


Box 47 'Body Beautiful,' 'Oh Captain,' 'New Girl in Town',", 1958 March


Box 47 'Wonderful Town' and 'My Fair Lady',", 1958 April


Box 47 'Ulysses in Nighttown',", 1958 August


Box 47 'Shakespeare in Conn.' and 'Nightcap',", 1958 September


Box 47 'Goldilocks',", 1958 November


Box 47 "At the Theatre: 'La Plume de ma Tante' and 'The Flower Drum Song',", 1959 January


Box 47 Book Review: Agnes de Mille's 'And Promenade Home', 1959 January


Box 47 'Whoop-up' and 'Salad Days',", 1959 February


Box 47 'Fashion,' 'Taboo Revue,' 'Redhead',", 1959 March


Box 47 'Juno,' 'On the Town,' 'Lute Song',", 1959 April


Box 47 "Close-up of 'Redhead',", 1959 May


Box 47 'First Impressions,' 'Destry Rides Again,' 'Once Upon a Mattress',", 1959 June


Box 47 Gypsy, Once Upon a Mattress (II), Destry (II), 1959 July


Box 47 'Leave it to Jane,' 'The Billy Barnes Revue',", 1959 September


Box 47 'Happy Town' and 'Take me Along',", 1959 December


Box 47 1960 January


Box 47 'Little Mary Sunshine',", 1960 February


Box 47 "Piccolo Teatro di Milano" and "Thurber Carnival,", 1960 April


Box 47 1960 June


Box 47 'Camino Real,' 'Fantasticks,' 'Ernest in Love,' 'King and I,' 'Grand Kabuki',", 1960 July


Box 47 1960 December


Box 47 'Camelot' and 'Do Re Mi',", 1961 February


Box 47 'The Happiest Girl in the World',", 1961 May


Box 47 "Carnival,", 1961 June


Box 47 'Donney Brook' and 'Pal Joey',", 1961 July


Box 47 'Sail Away' and 'Milk and Honey',", 1961 November


Box 47 1961 December


Box 47 1962 January


Box 47 'Subways are for Sleeping,' 'A Family Affair,' and 'New Faces of 1962',", 1962 March


Box 47 'All American,' 'I Can Get it for You Wholesale,' 'No Strings',", 1962 May


Box 47 'Bravo Giouanni,' 'Anything Goes,' 'Brigadoon,' 'Forum',", 1962 July


Box 47 'Stop the World . . .' and 'Mr. President',", 1962 December


Box 47 'No Where to go but Up' and 'Little Me',", 1963 January


Box 47 "Lament for Broadway,", 1963 June


Box 47 "Revivals Save the Day,", 1963 July


Box 47 "Visit to the Antique World,", 1963 August


Box 47 Dance News Annual "Theatre Dance in My Time,", 1953



Box 61 Dance News Annual "Theatre Dance in My Time,"-- Published Book, 1953



Box 47 The Doctor's Wife


Box 47 Down the Avenue of Arts and Letters Column, 1960-1961


Box 47 "Proceed…To Theatre Pleasure"


Box 47 Fantasy Furniture Afterword for Bruce Newman's Book, 1989 (Essay), 1989


Box 47 Fledgling Flights "Prayer of Seventeen,", 1935

(Poem)


Box 47 (The 21st) Friendship Fete, "Profile: Carmel Snow,", 1959 March


Glamour


Box 47 "Conversation on Culture,", 1948 April


Box 47 "Conversation on Party Going,", 1948 August


Box 47 "Conversation on Reading,", 1948 October


Box 47 "Feet" Essay



Box 61 GQ 1985 July


Gourmet



Box 48 The Cookbook Shelf Column Manuscripts, 1984-1989, (7 Folders)



Box 61 The Cookbook Shelf-- Published, 1984-1989


Harper's Bazaar



Box 48 "Maggie Teyte" Profile, 1935 September


Box 48 "Rediscoveries: Those Backward Glances,", 1945 November


Box 48 "Over Seventy,", 1945 December


Box 48 "New York,", 1946 February


Box 48 "They Saw Themselves,", 1946 March


Box 48 "Hollywood: Art,", 1946 April


Box 48 "The New Spirit,", 1946 April


Box 48 "Rediscoveries,", 1947 December


Box 48 "Living Legends,", 1948 September


Box 48 "The Life and Times of Floria Tosca,", 1958 October


Box 48 "Favorite Trips,", 1948 June

(unpublished)


House and Garden


Box 48 "The American Eye,", 1946 December


Box 48 "Fresh Paint,", 1947 December


Box 48 "Nantucket Notebook/Scrapbook,", 1948 July


Box 48 "Perfect Placement,", 1986 August


Box 48 "A Grand Surprise,", 1989 November


Box 48 "The Legend Lives On,", 1990 January


Box 48 "The Social Climbing of Chairs,", 1990 December


Box 48 "This Way to the Party,", 1991 August



Box 61 House and Garden Published Magazines with Lerman's Writings, 1986 1989 1990, 1986, 1989, 1990



Box 48 Junior Bazaar-- "The Shouting's About" Column,, 1946-1947, (13 Folders)

(includes columns devoted to Bennington College, Cornell University, and Smith College)


Mademoiselle


Box 48 "We American Girls,", 1950 March


Box 48 "Going, Going, Gone,", 1950 July


Box 48 "The Last Magic,", 1950 October


Box 48 "Something to Talk About: They All Discovered America,", 1951 July


Box 48 "Lady Editors,", 1951 September


Box 48 "Come to My Party,", 1952 March


Box 48 "Escape With Us,", 1952 April


Box 48 "Your Community Theatre,", 1952 June


Box 48 "One Hour to Hamlet,", 1953 April-May


Box 48 "The Lives and Times of Porgy and Bess,", 1953 July


Box 48 "Louisville Shows Us,", 1954 May


Box 48 "The Indestructibles,", 1954 June


Box 48 "Diet for the Mind…,", 1954 July



Box 49 "The Lives and Times of Oklahoma,", 1955 May


Box 49 "The Country in the Picture Frames,", 1955 October


Box 49 "Mozart's Cradle Stoop Here,", 1955 December


Box 49 "The Dutch and Us,", 1956


Box 49 "The World of 1855/56,", 1956 January


Box 49 "Rubicon of 30,", 1956 January


Box 49 "The Lives and Times of the Dime Novel,", 1956 January


Box 49 "The Enormous Museum,", 1956 February


Box 49 "The Lives and Times of Pygmalion,", 1956 December


Box 49 "Point of Departure,", 1958 July


Box 49 "Dallas/Callas,", 1958 October


Box 49 "All Through the House,", 1958 December


Box 49 "101 Days of Summer…Part and Part 2,", 1959 May-June


Box 49 "The Newcomers,", 1960 January


Box 49 "Castles…The Practical Dream,", 1960 March


Box 49 "The Collecting Rage,", 1960 July


Box 49 "Most Likely to Succeed,", 1960 September


Box 49 "Catch up With,", 1960 December


Box 49 "The Quality of Heart,", 1961 February


Box 49 "Catch up With," 1961 February, March, 1961, (2 Folders)


Box 49 "Traveler's Choices: Bruges,", 1961 March


Box 49 "All-American,", 1961 April


Box 49 "Catch up With,", 1961 March


Box 49 "Something to Talk About: Athens,", 1961 May


Box 49 "Catch up With," 1961 June, 1961 October, 1962 June, June, 1961, 1962 June, (3 Folders)


Box 49 "Taken by the Gypsies,", 1963


Box 49 "Christmas Gift,", 1963 December


Box 49 "On Bended Knee,", 1963 February


Box 49 "Catch up With," 1963 April, 1963 September, 1964 April, 1964 May, April, 1963, September, 1964, 1964 May, (4 Folders)


Box 49 "Group On: The Group,", 1965 September


Box 49 "Catch up With,", 1965 September


Box 49 "At Least 130 People in Love,", 1965 October


Box 49 "Catch up With,", 1965 October


Box 49 "Success,", 1965 December


Box 49 "Last Minute,", 1965 December


Box 49 "Catch up With,", 1965 December


Box 49 "Will the Real Work of Art Please Stand Up?,", 1966 January


Box 49 "Catch up With,", 1966 January


Box 49 "Imports,", 1966 February


Box 49 "Catch up With," 1966 February, 1966 March, 1966, 1966 March, (2 Folders)


Box 49 "The Third Stream Off-Off Broadway,", 1966 March


Box 49 "Catch up With,", 1966 June


Box 49 "New York, London, Paris, Collect,", 1966 June


Box 49 "Catch up With,", 1966-1967, (4 Folders)


Box 49 "All Through the House,", 1968 November


Box 49 "Catch up With,", 1968-1971, (13 Folders)


Box 49 "Ken Russell: The Case of the Sacred Monster,", 1971 November


Box 49 "Catch up With," 1972 January, 1972 March, 1972, 1972 March, (2 Folders)


Box 49 "Who's in Love with Louisa May Alcott? I am,", 1973 December


Box 49 "Something to Talk About: On Being Young"-- A Review of Marguerite Young's Miss Macintosh, My Darling , 1973 December


Box 49 "If You Can't Travel Read"



Box 50 Scrapbooks, 1949-1965



Box 51 Scrapbooks, 1966-1972


Box 51 Tear Sheets, (3 Folders)



Box 61 The Museum: 100 Years and the Metropolitan Museum of Art-- Published Book



Box 49 Musical Courier-- "Along 57th Street" Column,, 1954-1956, (6 Folders)


Box 49 The Nutcracker Ballet–Tchaikovsky, 1963 (Liner Notes), 1963


New York Herald Tribune Weekly


Box 49 "A Novel that Gide and Malraux Praised"-- Review of Malaquais' Men From Nowhere , 1943


Box 49 "A Real Phycho-Thriller"-- Review of Carpenter's Experiment Perilous , 1943


Box 49 "3 Quite Different Spring Novels" Review of Bowles' Two Very Serious Ladies , 1943 April


Box 49 "From Italy to Coalville, Col"--Review of Jo Pagano's Golden Wedding , 1943 April


Box 49 "Yesterdays Children and Other New Novels"-- Review of Robertson's South From Yesterday , 1943 April


Box 49 "The Art of Good Living"-- review of Wright's The Bed-Book of Eating and Drinking, 1943 July


Box 49 "Daughter of Mississippi"-- review of Welty's Wide Net and Other Stories , 1943 September


Box 49 Review of Rosamond Marshall's Kitty , 1943 October


Box 49 "A Pathetic Villain"-- review of Frances Winwar's The Sentimentalist,1943 December


Box 49 "Novels of Backwood's Small-Town Folks"-- review of McCoy's Swing the Big-Eyed Rabbit,1944 March


Box 49 "Gay, Sardonic, Tense"-- review of R.L. Yorck's Sixty To Go,1944 March


Box 49 "Reviews of New Fiction of Near's Far"-- review of Warner's Return of the Traveller,1944 May


Box 49 New York Post-- "As Christopher Morley Says…,", 1943


Box 49 The New York Spy-- "Men's Shopping,", 1966-1967


New York Times Book Review


Box 49 "Aztec House Opera"-- review of De Madariaga's Heart of Jade , 1944


Box 49 "From Death to Life"-- review of Mannes' Message from a Stranger , 1948


Box 49 "Pictures of England's 'Middle West'"-- review of John Moore's Brensham Village , 1948


Box 49 "The Legend of Richard"-- review of Gore Vidal's A Search For the King , 1950


Box 49 "The Brooding Cliffs"-- review of Margaret Kennedy's The Feast , 1950


Box 49 "In Current Fiction: Ego, Us, Love"-- review of Helen Howe's The Circle of the Day , 1950


Box 49 "Chronicle (from the inside out) of a Quainte English Parish"-- review of Lancaster's They…Draynefleet , 1950


Box 49 "The Gilded Age of Edith Wharton"-- review of An Edith Wharton Treasury , 1950


Box 49 "Sir Osbert's Heartfelt Chronicle Dissolution"-- review of Sitwell's Noble Essences , 1950


Box 49 "Scientist's Dilemma"-- review of Nigel Balchin's Who is my Neighbor? , 1950


Box 49 "Some People and Places"-- review of Enid Bagnold's The Loved and Envied, 1950


Box 49 "Widow Thorne and Her Son"-- review of Grace Zaring Stone's The Grotto , 1951


Box 49 "I Just Walked on Stage"-- review of Garden and Biancolli's Mary Garden's Story , 1951


Box 49 "Glitter in Focus"-- review of Beaton's Photobiography , 1951


Box 49 "Select and Edwardian"-- review of Leverson's The Limit , 1951


Box 49 "Everybody Stops at the Shelbourne"-- review of Eileen Bigland's Shelbourne Hotel , 1951


Box 49 "Everyone Read Her and No One Was Bored "-- review of Bowen's Ouida , 1951


Box 49 "…And the Czar Walked on Tiptoe"-- review of Stoeckl's Not All Vanity , 1952


Box 49 "Some Points on the Ballet "-- review of John Martin's World Book of Ballet , 1952


Box 49 "We do it Differently "-- review of Amy Vanderbilt's …Complete Book of Etiquette , 1952



Box 52 "Foible Tweaking Comedy "-- review of Powell's Venusberg and Agents and Patients, , 1952


Box 52 "The Bond Was Frayed "-- review of Thomas Hinde's Mr. Nicholas , 1953


Box 52 "Of Mama, Aunt Getty, and the Long Ago "-- review of Raverat's Period Piece , 1953


Box 52 "The 1st Gentleman of Europe"-- review of Leslie's The Great Corinthian , 1953


Box 52 "A Plaque in Place "-- review of Lancaster's All Done from Memory , 1953


Box 52 "Always in Love, Mostly with Herself "-- review of Misia Sert's Misia and the Muses , 1953


Box 52 "Mr. Sitwell's Excursions"-- review of Selected Works of Sacheverell Sitwell , 1954


Box 52 "100 Friends "-- review of Kenneth Tynan's Persona Grata , 1954


Box 52 "Headliner in the Glitter Glamour"-- review of Schiaparelli's Shocking Life , 1954


Box 52 "One Long Love Story "-- review of Crosland's Colette , 1954


Box 52 "A Book of Brigabrac"-- review of John Hadfield's The Saturday Book , 1954


Box 52 "With Uncatty Innocence"-- review of Sandy Wilson's This Is Sylvia… , 1955


Box 52 "Glamour in the Millions"-- review of Herndon's Bergdorf's on the Plaza , 1956


Box 52 "Ballet Bandwagon "-- review of Deakin's At the Ballet and Krokover's New Borzoi Book of Ballets, , 1956


Box 52 "As if They had Forever "-- review of Warren's Peacocks and Avarice , 1957


Box 52 "Dust-Sifting with Profit"-- review of Sitwell's English Eccentrics , 1957


Box 52 "All I Wanted Was to Go Somewheres,", 1958


Box 52 "The Curate's Own Wonderful World "-- review of Kilvert's Diary , 1960


Box 52 "A Great Day for Singing"-- review of Maurice Disher's Victorian Song , 1956


Box 52 "Gentleman Came for Tea "-- review of Pearl's Girl with the Swansdown Seat , 1956


Box 52 "Glamour in the Millions,", 1956


Box 52 "Written by Candlelight, in Black Coal "-- review of Bodart's The Blue Dog and Other Fables… , 1956


Box 52 "Snips, Snails, Puppydog's Tails...", 1956


Box 52 "Diversity is the Key "-- review of People…Places…Things…Ideas , 1957


Box 52 "The Right People, Places, and Things "-- review of Cecil Beaton's The Face of the World , 1957


Box 52 "The Passionate Victorian"-- review of Stirling's The Fine and the Wicked , 1958


Box 52 "Real Magic "-- review of Books of E. Nesbit, , 1960


Box 52 "Recent Letters to Editor,", 1960


Box 52 "Tattoos and Wicked Gypsies "-- review of Talese's New York… , 1961


Box 52 "What Daisy Did"-- review of Theo Lang's The Darling Daisy Affair , 1966


Box 52 "Such Fun "-- review of P. Jullian's Edward and the Edwardians , 1967


The New York Times


Box 52 "Dance: June Walk,", 1961


Box 52 "Eva le Gallienne- Up from 14th Street,", 1968


Box 52 "Jean Rosenthal 1912-1969"-- Obituary, 1969


Box 52 "Allene T. Plant is Dead at 83"-- Obituary, 1986



Box 61 The New Yorker Article, 1984


Paris Vogue



Box 52 "Tommy Tune,", 1982 November


Box 52 "Inside New York,", 1982


Box 52 "The Man and The Egg: Franco Zeffirilli,", 1984 August


Box 52 The Philharmonic Symphony Society of NY-- Program Notes, 1945, (2 Folders)


Box 52 Philharmonia Pop Concert-- Liner Notes, 1961


Playbill


Box 52 "Christmas Is New York,", 1958


Box 52 "Graven Images,", 1960


Box 52 "Count Zero: A Personal Tribute,", 1970


Box 52 "Books on the Bolshoi Ballet,", 1959


Box 52 "Stop, Look, and Listen,", undated


"Looking and Listening" Column


Box 52 Assorted, 1960s


Box 52 "Tourel, The Greatest"


Box 52 "Bruno Walter"


Box 52 "Vanity Fair"


Box 52 'The Two Camps"


Box 52 "The New Callas"


Box 52 "Marlowe and Others"


Box 52 "The Big Practical Dream, Bel Geddes,", 1960


Box 52 "Mostly Looking,", 1961


Box 52 "Maestro Toscanini,", 1961


Box 52 "A Gentle Sound,", 1961


Box 52 "There Was This Girl,", 1961


Box 52 "Two, Strongly Biographical,", 1962



Box 53 "The Playbill Attic" Column, 1957 1962, 1957, 1962, (2 Folders)


Box 53 "The Playbill Diarist" Column, 1957-1959, (21 Folders)



Box 56 Published Playbill issues, 1957-1994



Box 53 The Ruth York Golden Series, "Ruth,", 1967


The Publishers Weekly


Box 53 "Used Book Shop,", 1939


Box 53 "Biography for Young People" with Helen Hoke, 1941


Box 53 "The Problem Book,", 1941


Box 53 The Retail Bookseller-- "Spring Sales Peak,", May 1943


Box 53 Rigoletto, "A Rigoletto Scrapbook"-- Liner Notes, 1960


The Saturday Review of Literature/The Saturday of Review


Box 53 "An Industry Within an Industry,", 1941


Box 53 "The Christmas Round Up,", 1941


Box 53 "Apparitionist Adventures"--Review of Pratt and De Camp's Land of Unreason , 1942


Box 53 "Shearing"--Review of Joseph Shearing's The Spectral Bride , 1942


Box 53 "Bumps in the Night "--Review of De La Mare's The Walk Again , 1942


Box 53 "Guide to Books for Young People,", 1942


Box 53 "Biographies and Ideas,", 1942


Box 53 "Career and Informational,", 1942


Box 53 "The Christmas Round-Up,", 1942


Box 53 "Books for Young Gardeners,", 1943


Box 53 "Mlle. Rouchaud's Human Document"--Review of Rouchaud's Time of Our Lives , 1946


Box 53 "Variations on a Current Theme"--Review of Kavan's Asylum Piece , 1946


Box 53 "A Novel of Occupied Germany "--Review of Wesley Towner's The Liberators , 1946


Box 53 "A Wonderchild for 72 Years --Review of Selected Writings of Gertrude Stein , 1946


Box 53 "Twenty Folk Tales from Russia "--Review of Papashvily's Yes and No Stories , 1946


Box 53 "Chronicle of Romantic Optimism"--Review of Kesten's Ferdinand and Isabella , 1946


Box 53 "Poor Little Rich Business Girl "--Review of Rice's Mirror, Mirror , 1946


Box 53 "A Way of Life Immortalized"--Review of Moore's The Fair Field , 1947


Box 53 "Reading For Democracy,", 1942


Box 53 "An Edifice Built on Despair "--Review of Winwar's The Haunted Palace: A Life of Edgar Allan Poe , 1959


Box 53 "Shifting Prisms in a Durrellscape" --Review of Durrell's Mount Olive , 1959


Box 53 "Guide to Young People's Books on Music"


Box 53 "Hell in a Toned Up Pub" --Review of Sanson's The Cautious Heartundated


Box 53 Scholastic-- "Wings," Chapter from da Vinci Biography,, 1941


Box 53 Swan Lake -- Liner notes


Tomorrow


Box 53 "New Fiction in Review" Column, 1942-1945, (10 Folders)


Box 53 "A Time for Reading: A Plea for Phantasy in Children's Books,", 1942 November


Box 53 "Tomorrow's People,", 1945 June


Box 53 Tosca "The Lives and Times of Floria Tosca"-- Liner Notes,, 1958


Box 53 Linda Di Chamounix-- Liner Notes


Box 53 Trinidad: Paintings by Helen Turner-- Catalog Copy, 1948


Vanity Fair


Box 53 "Letter From the Editor," 1983 September- 1984 March, 1983, 1984 March, (7 Folders)


Vogue


Box 53 "Two Facet Careers-Writers Who Teach,", 1947


Box 53 "Before Bandwagons," 1943 1948, 1943, 1948, (2 Folders)


Box 53 "Renaissance Profiles: Five Women of the Italian Renaissance,", 1942


Box 53 "Taken by the Gypsies,", 1963


Box 53 "Books to Give Your Children,", 1942


Box 53 "Welcome Marlene,", 1944


Box 53 "Victorian Crime Unmasked"-- Review of Elizabeth Jenkins' Dr. Gully's Story , 1972


Box 53 "Woody the Great,", 1972


Box 53 "The Astonishing Bertolucci,", 1973


Box 53 "Broadway Gains: 3 Winners, More to Come-- Reviews of Sunshine Boys 6 Rms Riv VV Last of Mrs. Lincoln , 1973


Box 53 "The Prince of Broadway: Harold Prince,", 1973


Box 53 "A Little Night Music,", 1973


Box 53 "What Such A Gorgeous Kid Like 'Suzy Says'…,", 1973


Box 53 "The Influentials: Pauline Kael, Barbara Rose, Clive Barnes,", 1973


Box 53 "The Channing Wonder: Carol Channing,", 1974


Box 53 "Marlene: Marlene Dietrich,", 1992


Box 53 "People are Talking About,", 1974 March


Box 53 "The Winners,", 1974


Box 53 "Upfront: TV: 'The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman',", 1974


Box 53 "Peter and His Cybil,", 1974


Box 53 "People are Talking About,", 1974 July


Box 53 "The Greatest Pianist in the World: Vladimir Horowitz,", 1974


Box 53 "The Decorator's Decorator: Billy Baldwin,", 1974


Box 53 "People are Talking About…," 1975 January. March, 1975, (2 Folders)


Box 53 "Your Kitchen Way to Give a White House Dinner,", 1975


Box 53 "A Loving Attention to Guests,", 1975


Box 53 "People are Talking About…,", 1975 May


Box 53 "Monty Python Exposed,", 1975


Box 53 "Theater: 'Travesties 'The Norman Conquest',", 1976


Box 53 "People are Talking About…," 1976 April, August, 1976, (2 Folders)



Box 54 Review of "The Romantic Agony" by Mario Praz, 1977


Box 54 "The Entertaining Mrs. Lambert,", 1980, (3 Folders)


Box 54 "Gritti Palace: Small, Elegant Miracle on the Grand Canal,", 1980


Box 54 "Eternal Allure"-- Profile of Diana Vreeland, 1980


Box 54 "We're Going to Maxim's: La Belle Epoch,", 1982


Box 54 "How Now Victoria,", 1984

(written forVogue,but unpublished)


Box 54 "Coming Home to Proust"-- Review of Marcel Proust Selected Letters 1880-1903, , 1983


Box 54 "People are Talking About,", 1983


Box 54 "The Truth About Hollywood"-- Review of Gavin Lambert's Running Time , 1983


Box 54 "Jerry's Girls,", 1986


Box 54 "Acting as Salvation"-- Review of Simon Callow's Being an Actor , 1986


Box 54 "Call it Friendship, Call it Love,", 1987

(published under the title "The Tiny Terror: A Capote Memory")


Box 54 "Animal Magnetism"-- Review of The Small Creatures of Beatrix Potter,1988


Box 54 "Dr. Gully's Story"



Box 102 Scrapbooks, 1973-1976



Box 56 Scrapbooks, 1978-1979



Box 61 Published Volumes with Lerman's Writings, 1980-1992



Box 54 Willard Gallery -- Text for Molla Moss catalogue, 1948


Unpublished or Unidentified Articles


Box 54 Book Reviews


Box 54 "The Self-Education of Hoyningen-Huene,"


Box 54 1970


Box 54 "Another Year, Another Place"


Box 54 "A Bouquet For Callo," Carl van Vechten Profile


Box 54 "The Big Met: Metropolitan Opera House,", 1967


Box 54 "The Girl Who Fell Down," 19671


Box 54 "A Life and a Death: Eleanora Mendelssohn"


Box 54 "A Little Album for Tania"

(Memorial for Isak Dinesen)


Box 54 "The Shouting's About-Parties!" or "Conversation on


Box 54 Party Giving"


Box 54 "Real People: Book Characters" outline, 1948


Box 54 Yul Brynner


Box 54 "Amy Vanderbilt's Complete Book of Etiquette"


Box 54 "Manhattan: Blessed City"


Box 54 "Sidney Janis"


Box 54 "A Room of Their Own: Pages from a Constant Rereader's Journal"


Box 54 "The Most Happy Show in Town"-- Review of My Fair Lady , 1956


Box 54 "The World of the Fashion Magazine"

(outline for a documentary)


Box 54 "Italian Front by the Renaissance Masters"


Box 54 "To See a Sound"


Box 54 "Two Peaks a Year"


Box 54 "Transatlantic Arts"


Box 54 "Calvin Coolidge"


Box 54 Review of Jan Potocki's The Saragossa Manuscript…


Box 54 "Curiouser and Curiouser"


Box 54 "Man of His Moment"-- Review of Adams' Stendhal: Notes on a Novelist


Box 54 "Graham Greene"


Box 54 "Reading For You and Your Child"


Box 54 "You'll Never Be Asked Again!," as Rachel Dudley


Box 54 Research/Gossip, 1970


Box 54 Outline of Series of Talks to be Given at Metropolitan Museum


Box 54 Quotations – Saved by Lerman


Box 54 Christmas Wishlist, 1955


Manuscripts Authored by Others



Box 57 Ardoin, John-- Callas at Julliard , 1987


Box 57 Botto. Louis


Box 57 Comden, Betty


Box 57 Gordon, Ruth-- My Side, (4 Folders)


Box 57 Gray, Francine du Plessix-- Rage and Fire



Box 58 Hubert, Karen, 1922


Box 58 Loos, Mary Anita-- Maiden Voyage


Box 58 Nappelbaum, Moses, 1984


Box 58 Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy-- In the Russian Style


Box 58 Shapiro, Jeffrey, 1984


Box 58 Trilling, Lionel-- The Beginning of the Journey, , 1993


Box 58 Vreeland, Diana



Box 59 Scripts and Screenplays-- Various


Subseries III.3: Research and Book Projects, 1969-1993

This subseries includes research notes and drafts for Lerman's book projects, both realized and unrealized. A large portion of this subseries is devoted to his history of the Metropolitan Museum of Art,The Museum: One Hundred Years and the Metropolitan Museum of Art,a volume commissioned by the museum to celebrate its centennial.


The Museum



Box 62 Centennial


Box 62 Centennial Ball, 1970


Box 62 Layout Lists


Box 62 Notes


Box 62 Publicity and Clippings, 1969-1970


Box 62 Publicity and Congratulations, 1969, (2 Folders)


Box 62 Photographs


Manuscript


Box 62 Complete


Box 62 Prefatory Material


Box 62 Chapter I-- "All for Art", (2 Folders)


Box 62 1880-1890


Box 62 1890-1899


Box 62 1900-1901


Box 62 1910-1919


Box 62 1920-1929


Box 62 1930-1939


Box 62 1940-1970


Box 62 1940-1949


Box 62 1950-1959


Box 62 1960-1969



Box 68 Research Notes (oversized)


Box 68 General, (2 Folders)


Box 68 1866-1889


Box 68 1890-1899


Box 68 1900-1909


Box 68 1910-1919


Box 68 1920-1929


Box 68 1930-1939


Box 68 1940-1970


Box 68 1970 and After, 1970



Box 63 Research Notes


Box 63 Final Notes


Box 63 Timeline


Box 63 Chronologies


Box 63 1920s


Box 63 1940s


Box 63 1950s, (7 Folders)


Box 63 1960s, (10 Folders)


Box 63 End of Book


Box 63 Collecting Range


Box 63 Departments


Research Files


Box 63 General, (3 Folders)



Box 64 General, (9 Folders)


Box 64 1900


Box 64 1968


Box 64 Benjamin Altman


Box 64 The American Museum of Natural History


Box 64 The American Wing


Box 64 Art Deco


Box 64 Central Park


Box 64 Chess


Box 64 The Cloisters


Box 64 The Costume Institute, (2 Folders)



Box 65 Forgery


Box 65 "Harlem on My Mind" Exhibition


Box 65 Thomas Hoving


Box 65 Hudson River School


Box 65 Lists


Box 65 Manet


Box 65 Museums in the United States


Box 65 Research-- Note Cards



Box 66 Research--Note Cards



Box 67 Research--Note Cards


Research Files for Unrealized Books



Box 69 Sotheby's History



Box 70 Sotheby's History



Box 71 Theatre History


Box 71 Opera


Box 71 The Victorian Reader



Box 72 The D'Este Sisters



Box 73 Call It Friendship, Call it Love-- Autobiography-- Notes and Manuscript Drafts,, 1990-1993



Box 74 Call It Friendship, Call it Love-- Autobiography-- Notes and Manuscript Drafts,, 1990-1993