Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Finding Aid for the Renate Druks Collection of Material by and Relating to Anaïs Nin, 1953-1977
1308  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (104.00 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
 
 
Table of contents What's This?

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Ophidia. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Druks, Peter Loomer
Physical Description: 29 items. 21.5 × 27.5 cm. Ink and pencil.

Scope and Content Note

13 color sketches, with typescript text by Anaïs Nin on the verso. With this, 16 preliminary pencil sketches. peter Druks was the son of Renate Druks.

Note

For additional information, see The Diary of Anaïs Nin, 1955-1966 (vol.6). New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich [c. 1976], pp.268-270.
Box 1, Folder 2

Photocollages. v.p., v.d.

Creator/Collector: Druks, Renate
Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Collages of “Madness party,” “Inauguration” (film) and “Persian party,” with Anaïs Nin. These were published in The Diary of Anaïs Nin, 1947-1955 (vol.5). New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich [c. 1974].
Box 1, Folder 3

Material relating to Portrait in Three Dimensions by Anaïs Nin, Concentric Circle Press [c. 1979].

Scope and Content Note

  • “Behind the scenes of romantic realism” by Anaïs Nin. [Los Angeles, n.d.] 4 leaves. Typescript with a few manuscript corrections. This is the introduction and part of “They myth” in the published work.
  • Pages of the manuscript for Portrait in Three Dimensions. 29 leaves. Typescript (photocopy).
  • Proof sheets of the printed text. 15 leaves. With title page in Anaïs Nin's hand.
Box 1, Folder 4

Letters to Renate Druks. v.p., ca. 1964-1975.

Creator/Collector: Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977
Physical Description: 26 items. Holograph, typescript.

Scope and Content Note

With 1 article inscribed to Druks from Nin.
Box 1, Folder 5

Collages. Screenplay by Anaïs Nin and Renate Druks. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977
Physical Description: 38pp. 21.5 × 28 cm. Typescript(multilith).

Scope and Content Note

Based on the novel Collages by Anaïs Nin. With 3 pages of text, numbered pages 25-27, laid in. Typescript with manuscript corrections.
With another copy (38pp.).
Box 1, Folder 6

Collages. London, Peter Owen, c. 1964.

Creator/Collector: Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977
Physical Description: 170pp.

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed “For Renate whose laughter and spirit inspired this book. With love, Anaïs.”
Box 1, Folder 7

[“Ticker tape of the unconscious.” Malibu, 1953].

Creator/Collector: Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977
Physical Description: 3 items. Holograph.

Scope and Content Note

Messages written by Anaïs Nin on long strips of paper, part of her costume for Renate Druks' “Come as your madness” party.
Box 1, Folder 8

[Notes on a film by Renate Druks] n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977
Physical Description: 1 item. 21 × 14 cm. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

Nin appeared in the unnamed film, and mentions Druks' earlier film, “A painter's journey.”
Box 1, Folder 9

Photographs and negatives. v.p., v.d.

Creator/Collector: Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977
Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1 color photo. Renate Druks and Anaïs Nin.
  • 1 black/white photo. Renate Druks, Peter Loomer Druks, Anaïs Nin.
  • 1 black/white photo. Anaïs Nin, Renate Druks, Joan Houseman.
  • 7 black/white negatives. Anaïs Nin, fully dressed, in a swimming pool.
  • 2 color transparencies, Anaïs Nin, Renate Druks, Joan Houseman.
Box 1, Folder 10

Diary of Anaïs Nin ... reviewed by Renate Druks. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Druks, Renate
Physical Description: 1 item (2 leaves) 21.5 × 28 cm. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

With this: Letter from Nin to Druks, n.p., June 17, 1966, 1 leaf. Typescript.
Box 1, Folder 11

[“Let's celebrate ...” ] n.p., 1972.

Creator/Collector: Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977
Physical Description: 1 leaf. 21.5 × 28 cm. Typescript (photocopy).

Scope and Content Note

Druks has noted at the top of the page, “By Anaïs Nin, written for Renate, 1972. Read by Renate at Anaïs Nin tribute, February 21, 1977. [Los Angeles].”