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Finding Aid for the Gilbert A. Harrison Collection of Material by and Relating to Gertrude Stein
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Description
Gilbert Harrison was a UCLA alumnus and former editor-in-chief of The New Republic magazine. He began corresponding with Gertrude Stein in 1933, and continued to correspond with Stein until her death in 1946. The collection contains galley and page proofs for books by and about Stein, documents regarding the Stein estate, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, objects, tape recordings, film, graphics, theatre programs, and exhibition catalogs. Correspondence from Alice B. Toklas, and articles about her, are also included.
Background
Gilbert Harrison, UCLA alumnus and former editor-in-chief of The new republic magazine, began corresponding with Gertrude Stein in 1933, and met her at a lecture in Pasadena, California, in 1934; Harrison visited Stein and Alice B. Toklas at their home in France in 1937, when Stein presented him with the typescript of The autobiography of Alice B. Toklas; Harrison continued to correspond with Stein until her death in 1946, and maintained a friendship with Toklas until her death in 1967.
Extent
7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.