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.
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
7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
2 oversize boxes
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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.
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