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MISCELLANEOUS/ABOUT MCGRAW

box 1, folder 1

Biography 0

Note

ca. 1990. Brochure. Includes "The Situations of Our Dreams: Some Thoughts on the Art of DeLoss McGraw," essay by Robert Pincus.
box 1, folder 2

Doodles 0

Note

No date.
box 1, folder 3

Doodles in Okemah (from nature) 0

Note

No date.
box 1, folder 4, oversize FB41202

Doodles - 8 watercolor paintings by McGraw 1989

Note

Signed in pencil by McGraw encased in a grey clamshell box.
box 1, folder 5

Havel, Vaclav - "Address of the President of the Czech Republic, His Excellency...," 1994

Note

Typescript.
box 1, folder 6

Interview with DeLoss McGraw, W. D. Snodgrass and Kathleen Snodgrass 1992 - 1994

Note

Typescripts. Includes letter.
box 1, folder 7

Journey of a Young Woman - Original sketchbook 0

Note

ca. 2002. Includes a preliminary painting for "Leaving a Home of Darkness and a Knowledge that the 'Past is Never Dead'," which appeared in an exhibition, "DeLoss McGraw: Journey of Woman" at ACA Galleries, March 8 - April 6, 2003.
box 1, folder 8

Oklahoma Arts Institute - Course catalog and essay by McGraw 1992 - 1995

box 1, folder 9, oversize FB41801

Photo-collage on board 0

Note

Untitled. No date.
box 1, folder 10

Photographs of McGraw 1984 - 1998

box 1, folder 11

Photographs of McGraw and his family 0

Note

No date.
box 1, folder 12

Photographs of McGraw with others 0

Note

No date.
box 1, folder 13

Photographs of others 1996 - 2001

box 1, folder 14

Photographs of studio at Scottsdale 1996 - 1997

box 1, folder 15

Wichita Art Museum - Showcasing the Art of America 1993

Note

March-April. Brochure containing McGraw's juror statement and correspondence.
box 1, folder 16

Unidentified writings 0

 

CORRESPONDENCE

box 1, folder 17

A-Z - Miscellaneous 0

box 1, folder 18

Anne Kohs and Associates, Inc. (Anne Kohs, agent) 1989 - 1990

Note

Includes draft of McGraw's biography and contract agreement.
box 1, folder 19

Bennett, Annie 1995 - 2002

Note

Includes a photograph of McGraw and Bennett.
box 1, folder 20

Black, Sarah 1989

Note

Contains "DeLoss McGraw: A Literary Vision," student paper from Smith College.
box 1, folder 21

Bloom, Barbara S. 1999 - 2001

Note

Includes "There was a hole...," typescript poem.
box 1, folder 22

Blue, Marian 1993 - 2001

box 1, folder 23

Boa, Anne 2001

Note

Includes a photograph of paintings by McGraw.
box 1, folder 24

Bradshaw, Glenn R. 1993 - 1996

box 1, folder 25

Chase, William 1985

Note

Includes "How Is A Poem Like A Picture? The Art(s) of W. D. Snodgrass and DeLoss McGraw," typescript essay.
box 1, folder 26

Crawford, Olivia 1992

Note

Includes "Two Without Faces," typescript short story.
box 1, folder 27

Dittrick, Diane 2002

box 1, folder 28

Glassford, Donna 1999 - 2000

Note

Includes photographs of Donna and her son and photograph of dress McGraw painted for the "Swan Ball" in Nashville.
box 1, folder 29

Glenn, Constance 2001

box 1, folder 30

Graff, Herman 1996 - 2002

box 1, folder 31, oversize FB41802

Hamill, Sam 0

Note

ca. 1998. "Salutation, Late Autumn, 1991," broadside poem signed by Hamill.
box 1, folder 32

Harcourt Gallery (Kim Eaglesmith, director) 1990

Note

Regarding consignment. Includes correspondence to and from Anne Kohs and Associates, Inc.
box 2, folder 1

Heyen, William 1992 - 2001

Note

Includes poetry by Heyen. See also, SERIES 7: EXHIBITION MATERIALS, "Custer, Crazy Horse And The River of Electricity: A Panter's Response to Poetry, 1996-2001."
box 2, folder 2

Kirchoff, R. W. 1998

Note

"Ein Dichter Liebe (A Poet's Love)", typescript poem.
box 2, folder 3

Lowe, Hilary 0

Note

No date. "A Reaction to a Girl Who Obviously Never Learned to Swim," typescript poem.
box 2, folder 4

Mary Ryan Gallery (Mary Ryan, director) 1989 - 1992

box 2, folder 5

McCosker, Duncan 1991 - 2002

box 2, folder 6

McCullogh, Fran 0

Note

Sylvia Plath's editor. No date.
box 2, folder 7

McGraw Family 1999 - 2000

Note

Includes photograph of family.
box 2, folder 8

Moore, Robert 1992

Note

"He Spoke to Me," typescript poem.
box 2, folder 9

Ollman, Leah 1994 - 2001

Note

Includes "Stories, Lessons, Legacy: A Personal Exploration of Genocide," typescript essay.
box 2, folder 10

Patrick, William B. 1994

Note

"18 Monologues," typescript poems.
box 2, folder 11

Patrick, William B. 1997

Note

"Dreams When We're Not Asleep," typescript poems.
box 2, folder 12

Patrick, William B. 2000

Note

Includes "New Scenario," typescript outline of three plays after the book, THE DEATH OF COCK ROBIN.
box 2, folder 13

Patrick, William B 0

Note

No date. "In Heaven's Plain View: A Memoir in Poetry," typescript.
box 2, folder 14

Patrick, William B 0

Note

No date. "Roxa: The Story of the Culver Family, March 1849 to January 1850," typescript draft.
box 2, folder 15

Phillips, Robert 1987 - 2001

Note

Includes photograph of Phillips.
box 2, folder 16

Pinsky, Robert 1992 - 1997

box 2, folder 17

Piper, Eloise 2001

Note

Regarding cover art for her book, TEXTILE ART: CONTEMPORARY SURFACE DESIGN.
box 2, folder 18

Porter, Jimmie 1990

Note

"Anthony and Mister Grandfather," typescript short story.
box 2, folder 19

Poulin Jr., Alfred 1991 - 1994

Note

Includes photographs of Poulin, McGraw and others, photograph of painting by McGraw titled,"Why did that angel cast its blazing shadow on my tongue?" and "The Village Idiot," a short story by Poulin.
box 2, folder 20, oversize FB41803

Poulin Jr., Alfred - "The Angel of Love" and "En Provence," broadside poems 1992 - 1993

Note

Signed in pencil by author and artist.
box 3, folder 1

Raisor, Philip 1997

Note

Regarding permission to use McGraw's gouache paintings in his book, TUNED AND UNDER TENSION: THE RECENT POETRY OF W. D. SNODGRASS, typescript.
box 3, folder 2

Rehl, Helen Krabbe 1996 - 1997

box 3, folder 3

Rhone, Robert Lee 0

Note

ca. 1998. "The Execution of a Child to an Adult" and "Surviving the Game!," typescript poems.
box 3, folder 4

Roeke(?), Joanne 0

Note

No date. "Collecting and Recollecting: The Making of Memory in Joseph Cornell," typescript essay.
box 3, folder 5

Ryan, Michael T. 1989

box 3, folder 6

Seavest Group (Virginia Anne Bonito, fine arts consultant) 1994 - 2000

box 3, folder 7

Sheridan, Ann 0

Note

No date.
box 3, folder 8

Snodgrass, Kathleen 1984 - 1997

Note

Includes "A Presence" and "Lifelong" [typescript poems], exhibition proposal and "The Antic Imagination of DeLoss McGraw," typescript essay.
box 3, folder 9

Snodgrass, W. D. [William De Witt] 1981 - 2002

Note

Includes photographs of McGraw, Snodgrass and others.
box 3, folder 10, oversize FB41804

Snodgrass, W. D. - Broadside poems by Snodgrass 1976 - 1996

Note

Contains "Coming Down from the Acropolis," "Dance Suite: Minuet in F##," "Dance Suite: Mexican Hat Dance," "He Bare Him Up, He Bare Him Down," "from Snow Songs," "Snowdrops," "Winter, from Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons"," "Summer, from Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons"," and "Nocturne," signed by Snodgrass.
box 3, folder 11

Sorenson, Jane 0

Note

No date. "The Hatter and the Bearded Scribe," typescript short story.
box 3, folder 12

Sorescu, Marin 0

Note

No date. Selected typescript poems.
box 3, folder 13

Soto, Gary 2000 - 2001

Note

Includes NERDLANDIA, a play by Gary Soto.
box 3, folder 14

Spires, Elizabeth 1989 - 2002

Note

Includes photograph of Celia Spires, "The Cat's Meow," typescript for picture book and "The Lion and Lily," typescript poem.
box 3, folder 15

Styron, Polly 1992 - 1995

box 3, folder 16

Thompson, Laura Beth 0

Note

No date. "The Thawing," typescript poem.
box 3, folder 17

Thurber, Barton 1993 - 2002

Note

"Monstrum II," typescript play and "Hey!," typescript poem.
box 3, folder 18

Ward, Thom 1998 - 2001

Note

Includes TUMBLEKID signed by Ward and selected typescript poems.
box 3, folder 19, oversize MC16801

Ward, Thom - "Dark Underfoot" and "Walking Down This Mountain," broadside poems 1998 - 2000

Note

Signed by Ward.
box 3, folder 20

Winters, Janet [Lewis, maiden name] 1989 - 1995

Note

Includes selected typescript poems by Janet Lewis.
box 3, folder 21

Witte, George 1992

Note

Includes "1890s, After Storm," photocopy of poem.
box 3, folder 22

Young, Jill 1997

Note

Includes typescript poems with annotations.
box 3, folder 23

Unidentified correspondents 0

 

EDITION BOOKS AND MONOPRINTS

 

Edition Books

box 4, folder 1, oversize FB41302

MOCK TURTLE'S SONG (1986) - Proof mock-up 0

box 4, folder 2, oversize MC16802

KINDER CAPERS (1986) - Suite of four monoprints, number 11/30, signed by McGraw 0

Note

"W. D.," "The Big Beautiful Bird Has Been Shot By the Ugly Little Bird," "Young W. D. Faces the Dragon-Guilt," and "W. D. Picks A Bouquet for Cock Robin But Cannot Separate the Thorns From the Flowers."
box 4, folder 3, oversize FB41810

FATHER WILLIAM (1987) - Artist's proof 1986

box 4, folder 4, oversize FB41201

ORIGIN OF ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL (1988) - Artist's proof signed by McGraw and James Herriot 0

box 4, folder 5

TO SHAPE A SONG (1988) - Softcover, signed in pencil by McGraw and Snodgrass 0

box 4, folder 6

TO SHAPE A SONG (1988) - Typescript drafts annotated by Snodgrass 0

box 4, folder 7

HARD TRAVELING (1989) - Selections from writings by Woody Guthrie and John Steinbeck 0

Note

Typescripts. Includes brochure from Brighton Press.
box 4, folder 8, oversize FB41301

LIFE IS PROBABLY ROUND (1989) - Artist's proof signed by McGraw 0

box 4, folder 9

LIFE IS PROBABLY ROUND (1989) - Correspondence 0

Note

Includes announcement card.
box 4, folder 10

LIFE IS PROBABLY ROUND (1989) - Selected writings with tissue drawings by McGraw 0

Note

Includes research materials and introduction by Hope B. Werness, typescript.
box 4, folder 11

PARADISE (1991?) - Story by Dave Hickey and essays by Robert Pincus and Bart Thurber 1991

Note

Typescript drafts.
box 4, folder 12, oversize FB41701

PARADISE (1991?) - Watercolor paintings by McGraw and letterpress proof 0

Note

The City of Carlsbad and The Carlsbad Arts Commission.
box 4, folder 13

EACH IN HIS SEASON (1993) - BOA Editions, Ltd., catalogue 1995

Note

Fall/Winter. Includes bookmark.
box 4, folder 14

EACH IN HIS SEASON (1993) - Typescript drafts with handwritten annotations by Snodgrass 1991

Note

Includes letter.
box 4, folder 15, oversize MC16803

ALWAYS (no date) - Working proof 0

Note

Hand-painted lithograph proofs by McGraw, signed in pencil and encased in a black clamshell box. Includes corrections on letterpress printing. Edition of fifteen copies, at Art Department of Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia.
 

Monoprints by McGraw

box 4, folder 16, oversize MC16901

Yeats, the Swan and Fairyland [and 2 monoprints of a swan without titles] hand-painted by McGraw 0

Note

ca. 1980s. Printed at Magnolia Press, San Francisco.
box 4, folder 17, oversize MC16820

After a Poem by W.D. Snodgrass 1984 - 1985

Note

At Brighton Press, color stencil, signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 18, oversize MC16821

After a Poem by W.D. Snodgrass 1984 - 1985

Note

At Brighton Press, intanglio and color stencil, signed by McGraw number 9/30.
box 4, folder 19, oversize MC16822

W. D. and the Blue Hat 1984 - 1985

Note

Signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 20, oversize MC16823

Trial proof from edition of 30 1984

Note

At Tamarind Institute, signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 21, oversize MC16804

W. D. Struggles with Cock Robin and Is Dressed in an Odd Robe That Must Be a Factory Reject - For It Has No.. 0

Note

[1984?]. Number 4/30, signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 22, oversize MC16805

House the Poet Built, 2 monoprints in color and in black-and-white 0

Note

[1985?].
box 4, folder 23, oversize MC16902

In response to poems by Snodgrass - "Let the Shivvering Eyelid Close the Do WD Surrounded" 0

Note

ca. 1988. Printed at Magnolia Press and series published by Haines Gallery, San Francisco.
box 4, folder 24, oversize MC16903

In response to poems by Snodgrass - "Lullaby" 0

Note

ca. 1988. Printed at Magnolia Press and series published by Haines Gallery, San Francisco. Signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 25, oversize MC16904

In response to poems by Snodgrass - "The Poet's Tool for Escaping the Dream Shadow of Mr. Evil" 0

Note

ca. 1988. Printed at Magnolia Press and series published by Haines Gallery, San Francisco.
box 4, folder 26, oversize MC16905

In response to poems by Snodgrass - "W. D. Consults with Kafka and Dostoyevsky Concerning the Whereabouts..." 0

Note

ca. 1988. Printed at Magnolia Press and series published by Haines Gallery, San Francisco. Signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 27, oversize MC16906

In response to poems by Snodgrass - "W. D. Creates A Device For Escaping" 0

Note

ca. 1988. Printed at Magnolia Press and series published by Haines Gallery, San Francisco.
box 4, folder 28, oversize MC16907

In response to poems by Snodgrass - "W. D.'s Dance" 0

Note

ca. 1988. Printed at Magnolia Press and series published by Haines Gallery, San Francisco.
box 4, folder 29, oversize MC16908

In response to poems by Snodgrass - Untitled [bird] 0

Note

ca. 1988. Printed at Magnolia Press and series published by Haines Gallery, San Francisco. Signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 30, oversize MC16909

In response to poems by Snodgrass - Untitled [figure blowing a trumpet-like instrument] 0

Note

ca. 1988. Printed at Magnolia Press and series published by Haines Gallery, San Francisco. Hand-painted and signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 31, oversize AB18 E

Aspects of Alice 1989

Note

Number 17/75, signed by McGraw. Stone lithograph hand-printed at Ernest de Soto Workshop, San Francisco.
box 4, folder 32, oversize MC16806

Poet: Wearing Tools of Trade 1990

Note

Artist's proof #3. Stone lithograph hand-printed at Ernest de Soto Workshop, San Francisco.
box 4, folder 33

Poet: Wearing Tools of Trade - Correspondence 1990

Note

Regarding announcement of monoprints and a roster containing names of those who purchased artwork, typescript.
box 4, folder 34, oversize MC16910

15th Annual Literary Arts Festival 1992

Note

Number 15/23, signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 35, oversize MC16824

Blue Simplist 1993

Note

At Tamarind Institute, University of New Mexico, lithograph signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 36, oversize MC16825

Escape 1993

Note

Commissioned by Tamarind Institute, number 1/15, signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 37

Tamarind Institute brochures 2001 - 2002

Note

Includes McGraw's monoprints of selections from ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND.
box 4, folder 38, oversize MC16807

Alice 0

Note

ca. 2001. Hand-printed at Tamarind Institute, New Mexico.
box 4, folder 39, oversize MC16808

Circus Loosely 0

Note

ca. 2001. 7 monoprints hand-printed at Tamarind Institute: "Left-Handed Musician for Kurt Weill [2 versions]," "First Cart Study," "Sixth Study for Cart" and "Thinking of Kurt Weill [2 versions]," signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 40, oversize MC16809

Who Are You? Said the Caterpillar 0

Note

ca. 2001. Hand-printed at Tamarind Institute, signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 41, oversize MC16810

Black Swan at Schloss Benrath, [poem by Robert Phillips?] 0

Note

No date.
box 4, folder 42, oversize MC16811

Little Red Riding Hood 0

Note

No date. Hand-printed at Ernest F. de Soto Workshop, San Francisco.
box 4, folder 43

Little Red Riding Hood - 17 lithographs (4x6) on different color papers, 4 hand-painted by McGraw 0

Note

No date. At Ernest de Soto Workshop, San Francisco.
box 4, folder 44, oversize MC16812

Plath, Sylvia, 1949-1956 [9 monoprints] 0

Note

No date. Hand-printed at Tamarind Institute, signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 45, oversize MC16813

Poet Detects the Nothingness of Mr. Evil [2 monoprints] 0

Note

No date. Number 12/30, signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 46, oversize MC16814

W. D. Snodgrass - You Sentimental Fool 0

Note

No date. Number 3/10, signed by McGraw with fingerprints and names: Daniel, Joyce, Frank, Sara, and Marea.
box 4, folder 47, oversize MC16815

W. D. Snodgrass You Silly Man Come Out of the Storm 0

Note

No date. Signed by McGraw with fingerprints and names: Daniel, Joyce, Frank, Sara, and Marea.
box 4, folder 48, oversize MC16816

Yeats and the Dream 0

Note

No date. Number 1/30, signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 49, oversize MC16817

Untitled 7 monotypes hand-printed by McGraw 0

Note

No date. At Tamarind Institute, signed by McGraw.
box 4, folder 50

Nadia Press - Miscellaneous prints 0

Note

No date.
 

TRADE BOOKS

box 4, folder 51

W. D.'S MIDNIGHT CARNIVAL (1988) - Clippings and announcements 1988 - 1989

box 4, folder 52

W. D.'S MIDNIGHT CARNIVAL (1988) - Correspondence with Snodgrass 1987 - 1991

box 4, folder 53

W. D.'S MIDNIGHT CARNIVAL (1988) - Paperback edition 1988 - 1989

Note

Includes a letter to the editor by A. Poulin Jr.
box 4, folder 54

W. D.'S MIDNIGHT CARNIVAL (1988) - Typescript drafts with handwritten annotations by Snodgrass 0

Note

No date. Includes "The Midnight Carnival: Resisting The Hypnotist, Dr. Ph. D. Dark" and "The Midnight Carnival: Tunnel of Romance," 2 typescript poems not part of the book.
box 4, folder 55

DEATH OF COCK ROBIN (1989) - Clippings and announcements 1989 - 1992

box 5, folder 1

DEATH OF COCK ROBIN (1989) - Correspondence with Snodgrass 1983 - 1987

box 5, folder 2

DEATH OF COCK ROBIN (1989) - Typescript drafts with handwritten annotations by Snodgrass 0

Note

No date.
 

CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS

box 5, folder 3

FISH STORY (1993) - Book jacket 1992 - 1994

Note

Includes announcement card and correspondence.
box 5, folder 4, oversize MC16911

From FISH STORY (1993) - Poster 0

Note

[Item 8 in folder].
box 5, folder 5

HIPPITY HOP, FROG ON TOP (1994) - Unbound book with book jacket 0

Note

No date.
box 5, folder 6

NEW VESTMENTS (1995) - Publisher catalogue 1994 - 1995

Note

Includes correspondence.
box 5, folder 7

Gott Lachelt (2001) 0

Note

Published in MEIN HEROLD, a Christian Science magazine for children.
box 5, folder 8

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - 2-CD set, a KCRW production (89.9 FM) 2001

Note

An original 2 hour, full-cast dramatization of Lewis Carroll's classic, ALICE IN WONDERLAND. Includes newsletter.
box 5, folder 9

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - "Alice" series, 4 photographs of paintings by McGraw 0

Note

No date. Contains the "Mad Tea Service," "It was much pleasanter at home...," "Will you walk a little faster?...," and "There was a table..."
box 5, folder 10

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - "Alice" series [?] 2002

Note

February, painting by McGraw appears in ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST.
box 5, folder 11

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - "Alice" series [?], untitled lithograph [Rabbit with teapot] 0

Note

No date. Hand-painted and signed by McGraw, number 10/70.
box 5, folder 12

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Announcements 2001

box 5, folder 13, oversize FB41702

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Clamshell box with hand-painted cover art by McGraw 0

Note

No date. Case for mock-up proof [two-page proofs of text and art design]. See also, box 5, folder 22.
box 5, folder 14

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Correspondence, miscellaneous 1990 - 2002

box 5, folder 15

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Drawings and annotations by McGraw 0

Note

Artwork done on transcriptions taken from LEWIS CARROLL (1977) and ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (1935), typescripts. No date.
box 5, folder 16

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Drawings in pencil and ink by McGraw, originals 0

Note

No date. Includes 2 photographs of exhibition.
box 5, folder 17, oversize FB41811

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Drawings on tracing paper overlaying color photocopies of paintings 0

Note

No date. Contains the content page, chapters 1-6 and verso of the jacket art. Includes 8 illustrations not used in the book, tracings with color photocopies.
box 5, folder 18

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Paintings by McGraw, color photocopies of chapters 1, and 7-12 0

Note

79 leaves.
box 5, folder 19

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Page proofs, author's copy 0

Note

No date. Unbound book without jacket art.
box 5, folder 20

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Page proofs, first pull, paginated in pencil 10-95 0

Note

No date.
box 5, folder 21

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Page proofs with jacket art, partial book 0

Note

No date.
box 5, folder 22, oversize FB41703

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Mock-up proof consisting of two-page proofs, glued in place 2000

Note

July - September. Includes sketch drawings and annotations by McGraw. Contains loose pages.
box 5, folder 23, oversize FB41901

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Final untrimmed proofs, first pull 2000

Note

December. Missing page 92.
box 5, folder 24, oversize FB41902

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Final untrimmed proofs 2000

Note

December. Missing pages 92 and 112.
box 5, folder 25, oversize FB41501

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Mock-up blue clamshell box, with hand-painted cover art by McGraw 0

Note

[Painting of Alice and mouse], signed in pencil by McGraw.
box 5, folder 26, oversize FB41502

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Mock-up orange clamshell box, with hand-painted cover art by McGraw 0

Note

[Painting of bowl] signed in pencil by McGraw.
box 5, folder 27, oversize FB41401

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Mock-up purple clamshell box, with hand-painted cover art by McGraw 0

Note

[Painting of Queen of Hearts] signed in pencil by McGraw.
box 5, folder 28, oversize FB41402

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Mock-up red clamshell box, with hand-painted cover art by McGraw 0

Note

[Painting of a boy and rabbit] signed in pencil by McGraw.
box 5, folder 29, oversize FB41601

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Mock-up yellow clamshell box, with hand-painted cover art by McGraw 0

Note

Painting of "Still she went on growing...," signed by McGraw.
box 5, folder 30

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Negatives of sculptures by McGraw 0

Note

No date. Standing sculptures of the Mock Turtle, Alice [front and back], Gryphon [front and back], and boy.
box 5, folder 31

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Newspaper clippings 1986 - 2001

box 5, folder 32

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Reviews from Amazon.com 2002

box 6, folder 1

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (2001) - Signage of the book 0

Note

No date.
 

WORKS ON COMMISSION AND PUBLIC ART

box 6, folder 2

San Diego Children's Museum - Preliminary study 1990 - 1991

Note

Not commissioned, (Bob Sain, director).
box 6, folder 3

THREEPENNY REVIEW, cover art and illustrations 1990

Note

Includes letter.
box 6, folder 4

Wilshire Building Project 1990

Note

Contains project quotation.
box 6, folder 5, oversize MC16911

Fern Street Circus. "The Story of Pino the Barber" 1991

Note

September. Limited-edition poster. San Diego, California. [Item 17 in folder].
box 6, folder 6

Scottsdale Center for the Arts - Cover art for playbills and announcement card 1993 - 1997

box 6, folder 7, oversize FB41805

Shakespeare Festival/LA (SFLA) - Brown paperbag design by McGraw 1994

box 6, folder 8

Wenk, Mimi 1994 - 1995

Note

Contains photographs of painting by McGraw, original thumbnail sketches and correspondence.
box 6, folder 9

EVERYDAY SEDUCTIONS: Stories and Poems by Gary Soto - Cover art by McGraw 1995

Note

Painting of "Mary With A Troubled Thought," proof of cover art.
box 6, folder 10

TAMEME, regarding cover art 1997 - 2001

Note

Contains correspondence.
box 6, folder 11

EDUCATION PSYCHOLOGY - Cover art for the fifth edition 1998

Note

Painting of "Recess," proof of cover art.
box 6, folder 12

Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Project for the Children's Hospital 1998 - 2002

Note

Contains correspondence and sketch for installation.
box 6, folder 13

Carlsbad City Library Sculpture Project - Original drawings with dimensions by McGraw 0

Note

ca. 1999. Includes project description and notes and abandoned studies.
box 6, folder 14, oversize MC16911

Carlsbad City Library Sculpture Project - Poster for the grand opening 1999

Note

[Item 15 in folder].
box 6, folder 15

Nashville Public Library Public Art Program - "Children's Chair for the Seasons" 1999 - 2001

Note

Contains original and color photocopies of rough sketches by McGraw, photograph of McGraw, contact sheet of sculptures, brochure, contract agreement, and correspondence.
box 6, folder 16, oversize FB41806

Only the Traveler Can Change the Journey - Broadside 0

Note

ca. 2000. For the occasion of the publication of Thom Ward's book of poetry, SMALL BOAT WITH OARS OF DIFFERENT SIZE. Contains paste-up, proofs and hand-painted print signed by McGraw and Ward, number 25/300.
box 6, folder 17, oversize MC16818

Portrait of Bart - Charcoal drawing highlighted with white chalk on paper 2002

Note

December.
box 6, folder 18

KCRW - "Angel Levels for the 21st Century" - Brochure artwork by McGraw 2003

box 6, folder 19

3 earrings for pierced ears - Sketch drawings of designs by McGraw 0

Note

No date.
box 6, folder 20

Coachella Valley Child Care - Cover art by McGraw 0

Note

No date.
box 6, folder 21

Las Ventanas al Paraiso, Los Cabos, Mexico - Sketch drawing of a mermaid by McGraw for the bronze sculpture 0

Note

Includes notes. No date.
box 6, folder 22, oversize FB41807

SPEKTRUM - Cover art by McGraw 0

Note

ca. 1987. Paste-up proof with annotations.
box 6, folder 23

Latin Grammy Awards - Preliminary study 0

Note

No date.
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Untitled charcoal drawing highlighted with white chalk and background painted in blue gouache on paper 0

Note

No date.
 

EXHIBITION MATERIALS

box 6, folder 25

Miscellaneous clippings 1987 - 2003

box 6, folder 26

Miscellaneous invitation cards 1987 - 2002

box 6, folder 27

Cincinnati Invitational Awards - Exhibition: Drawings and Prints 1975

Note

February 6 - March 30. At Cincinnati Art Museum. Photocopy of catalogue.
box 6, folder 28

Invitational American Drawing Exhibition 1977

Note

September 17 - October 30. At Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, California. Catalogue.
box 6, folder 29

Poet's New Love 1983

Note

March. Review by Robert Pincus. At Adrienne Simard Gallery, Los Angeles. Also includes article by Elise Miller entitled "The Artist and the Poet." SAN DIEGO MAGAZINE, vol. 35, no. 11, September 1983.
box 6, folder 30

Who Killed Cock Robin? Paintings by DeLoss McGraw: In Response to the Recent Poetry of W. D. Snodgrass 1984

Note

Includes 3 black-and-white photographs of watercolor paintings: "W. D. Becomes Entangled in the Nest of His Thoughts," "Is W. D. Innocent or Ignorant of Himself Being Observed?" and "W. D. Don't Fear That Animal."
box 6, folder 31

In Response to the Poetry of Yeats at Coole Park 1985

Note

August 30 - September 28. Announcement card. At Harcourts Contemporary, San Francisco.
box 6, folder 32, oversize MC16911

Death of Cock Robin: Poems and Paintings 1986

Note

Poster. [Item 1 in folder].
box 6, folder 33

Deloss McGraw: The Painter-Poet 1987

Note

Includes annotated typescript draft of essay by Jane K. Bledsoe for the catalogue.
box 6, folder 34

House the Poet Built 1987

Note

December. Contains invitation cards (2) with hand-painted etchings signed by McGraw, number 4/125 and 106/125. At Haines Gallery, San Francisco. Includes review.
box 6, folder 35, oversize MC16911

2nd International Contemporary Art Fair 1987

Note

December 10-14. Poster. At Simard and Halm Gallery, Los Angeles. [Item 2 in folder].
box 6, folder 36

Works on Paper '88 1988 - 1989

Note

December 2 - January 7. Blurb in the "Gallery Guide." At Moss/Chumley Gallery, Dallas.
box 6, folder 37

Galleria Incontro D'Arte 1988

Note

February - March. Catalogue. Rome.
box 6, folder 38, oversize MC16911

DeLoss McGraw 1988

Note

February 10 - March 6. Poster. At Galleria Incontro D'Arte, Rome, Italy. [Item 3 in folder].
box 6, folder 39, oversize MC16911

Wounded Angel 1988

Note

April 1 - May 7. Poster. [Item 4 in folder].
box 6, folder 40, oversize MC16911

Maison Visinand 1988

Note

April 29 - May 20. Poster. At Montreux, France. [Item 5 in folder].
box 6, folder 41

Hard Traveling 1990

Note

February 16 - March 24. Contains exhibition plans, correspondence with Brighton Press and notes. At Moss/Chumley Gallery, Dallas.
box 6, folder 42

Dante's Paradise 1990

Note

May 8 - June 7. Contains thumbnail drawings by McGraw, notes and correspondence. At Galleria Incontro D'Arte, Rome, Italy.
box 6, folder 43, oversize MC16911

James Joyce Conference 1989

Note

June. Poster. [Item 6 in folder].
box 6, folder 44

Rambling Shoe 1989

Note

November. Consignment inventory, correspondence, clippings, and "Collectively Written Songs" by the children of Oklahoma. At Lizardi/Harp Gallery, Pasadena.
box 6, folder 45

Dear Theo 1990

Note

April 20 - May 31. Contains correspondence, notes, articles on Van Gogh, and announcement card. At The Annex Gallery, San Diego.
box 6, folder 46

Drowned Ophelia 1992

Note

January 30 - March 7. Contains clippings. At Linda Moore Gallery, San Diego.
box 7, folder 1

Works by DeLoss McGraw - 15th Annual Literary Arts Festival 1992

Note

October 4 - 8. Contains announcement postcard, brochure, correspondence, clipping, announcement card, photograph of McGraw, and contact sheet. "Held in conjunction with the Old Dominion University Literary Festival, Dominion University of Norfolk, VA.
box 7, folder 2, oversize MC16911

Works by DeLoss McGraw: 15th Annual Literary Arts Festival 1992

Note

Poster. [Item 7 in folder].
box 7, folder 3

Museum in the Making: The Stephane Janssen Collection of Contemporary European and American Art 1992

Note

November. Contains brochures, announcement card, clippings, and "Portrait - The Janssen Collection," typescript essay. At Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona.
box 7, folder 4

DeLoss McGraw. Galeria de Arte - Alianza Cultural Uruguay - E.E.U.U. 1993

Note

May. Catalog.
box 7, folder 5, oversize MC16911

Listening to Angels 1993

Note

October. Poster. At Sylvia White Gallery, Santa Monica, California. [Item 9 in folder].
box 7, folder 6

California Gothic: Recent Paintings by DeLoss McGraw 1993

Note

December 1 - 30. Contains brochure, correspondence and clipping. At Mary Ryan Gallery, New York.
box 7, folder 7, oversize MC16911

Angels on Earth 1994

Note

Poster. [Item 10 in folder].
box 7, folder 8

DeLoss McGraw: Twenty-Five Small Black and White Drawings 1995

Note

December. Pamphlet. At Bentley Gallery.
box 7, folder 9, oversize MC16911

DeLoss McGraw - Oklahoma Art Institute 1995

Note

Poster. [Item 11 in folder].
box 7, folder 10, oversize MC16911

DeLoss McGraw - Oklahoma Art Institute 1996

Note

Poster. [Item 12 in folder].
box 7, folder 11

DeLoss McGraw: Oklahoma Gothic 1997

Note

September 26 - November 16. Contains sketch drawings by McGraw, notes, study materials, and photographs of talk at University of Oklahoma, McGraw's studio and castle.
box 7, folder 12

DeLoss McGraw: Oklahoma Gothic 1997

Note

Includes invitation card and newspaper clippings.
box 7, folder 13, oversize FB41808

DeLoss McGraw: Oklahoma Gothic - Paintings [14] for John Ashbery's poem, photocopies 0

Note

ca. 1997.
box 7, folder 14

DeLoss McGraw: Oklahoma Gothic - Poems by Susan M. Wyler 1997

Note

Includes correspondence and photograph of Wyler for catalogue.
box 7, folder 15, oversize MC16911

DeLoss McGraw: Oklahoma Gothic - Poster 1997

Note

September - November. [Item 13 in folder].
box 7, folder 16

As A Poem, So Is A Picture 1997 - 1998

Note

November 21 - February 1. Contains photocopied catalogue proofs annotated by McGraw, meeting minutes, announcements and correspondence.
box 7, folder 17

As A Poem, So Is A Picture - Integrating Art and Literature: Lesson Plans 1997

Note

Lesson plans for primary through upper elementary school.
box 7, folder 18, oversize MC16911

As A Poem, So Is A Picture 1998

Note

August - October. Poster. [Item 14 in folder].
box 7, folder 19

Custer, Crazy Horse and The River of Electricity: A Painter's Response To Poetry 2000

Note

April 7 - June 25. Contains original sketch drawings by McGraw, photographs of finished paintings with corresponding poetry writing by Heyen with annotations, correspondence, and selected pages from brochure.
box 7, folder 20

Custer, Crazy Horse and The River of Electricity: A Painter's Response To Poetry - Poems by Heyen 1996 - 2001

Note

Includes "Crazy Horse and Custer: The River of Electricity," typescript with annotations by McGraw, correspondence and photograph of Heyen with others.
box 7, folder 21

Custer, Crazy Horse and The River of Electricity: A Painter's Response To Poetry - Correspondence 2000

Note

Regarding the broadside, McGraw's drawing of an upside-down Custer paired with Heyen's poem, "Wormhole."
box 7, folder 22, oversize FB41809

Custer, Crazy Horse and The River of Electricity: A Painter's Response To Poetry - Broadside poems 2001

Note

In commemoration of the DeLoss McGraw/William Heyen exhibition. Contains 2 broadsides, [one hand-colored by McGraw, number 75/75], signed by McGraw and Heyen.
box 7, folder 23

For Children Only - Alice - "Alice, Home and Stuff" - Drawings by McGraw with text 2000

Note

May 6 - June 21. At William D. Cannon Art Gallery.
box 7, folder 24, oversize MC16911

For Children Only - Alice 2000

Note

May 6 - June 21. Poster for exhibition. [Item 16 in folder].
box 8, folder 1

For Children Only - Alice. "Alice, Home and Stuff" - Working dummy books by McGraw and C. O. 2000

box 8, folder 2

Circus Loosely - Catalogue 2001

Note

April 29 - June 17. Includes page proofs for catalogue and brochures.
box 8, folder 3

Circus Loosely - Material for "The Children's Crusade" 2000

Note

November. Selected writings by USD students. Includes annotations and sketch drawings by McGraw.
box 8, folder 4

Circus Loosely - Materials on Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill and John Highkin 2000

Note

December. Contains newspaper clippings, THE TRAGICAL COMEDY, OR COMICAL TRAGEDY OF PUNCH AND JUDY, notes, "An Oral History Interview with Lotte Lenya," and KURT WEILL newsletter.
box 8, folder 5, oversize MC16701

Circus Loosely - "Circus Bear Poster" - Brush painting and paste-up on paper by McGraw 0

Note

ca. 2001.
box 8, folder 6, oversize MC16702

Circus Loosely - "Circus Bear Poster" - Mold for papercast 0

Note

ca. 2001. Cast [cracked at bottom] by John David Boyd.
box 8, folder 7, oversize AB28 D

Circus Loosely - "Circus Bear Poster" - Papercast hand-painted by McGraw, signed and framed 0

Note

ca. 2001.
box 8, folder 8

Circus Loosely - Drawings by McGraw with selected catalogue pages 2001

Note

Includes a gouache painting for Brecht study and notes.
box 8, folder 9

Circus Loosely - Newspaper clippings 2001

box 8, folder 10

Circus Loosely - "Gimpel the Fool" - Drawings in ink by McGraw 0

Note

No date.
box 8, folder 11, oversize MC16703

Circus Loosely - "Gimpel the Fool" - Papercasts hand-painted by McGraw 0

Note

ca. 2001. Contains 3 different versions of compositions and colors, unfinished.
box 8, folder 12

Circus Loosely - Photographs of McGraw in a costume and on stilts 0

Note

ca. 2001. Includes contact sheets.
box 8, folder 13

Circus Loosely - Photographs of McGraw with others at opening reception 0

Note

ca. 2001.
box 8, folder 14

Public Art in Albuquerque - "Queen of Hearts in Red Field" 2002

Note

Brochure.
box 8, folder 15

Unidentified exhibition materials 0

Note

No date. List of artworks and installation plan view of a gallery.
 

ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES

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Box 6 0

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Box 7 0

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