Scope and Content of Collection
Ignatow, Rose Graubart
Title: Rose Graubart Ignatow Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1937-1989
2.30 linear feet
(6 archives boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Abstract: Papers of Rose Graubart Ignatow, artist, poet and author. Materials include correspondence with friends and subjects of her
drawings; letters from her husband, poet David Ignatow; and materials reflecting her career in art. The collection is arranged
in two series: 1) CORRESPONDENCE and 2) MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS.
University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
La Jolla, California 92093-0175
Collection number: MSS 0202
Language of Material:
Collection materials in English
Collection is open for research.
Rose Graubart Ignatow Papers, MSS 0202. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Rose Graubart Ignatow studied art at Cooper Union and at the Art Students League in New York; attended Philip Evergood's Artist
Equity class; and worked with Jack Levine. She has exhibited paintings and drawings in shows at the Philadelphia Museum of
Art (1951-53), the Flordia Museum (1952), the West Virginia Museum (1953), the Baltimore Museum "Seaport Show" (1954), and
the Jewish Museum in New York. She has also had one-person exhibits at the Tribune Art Gallery (1946), Carlebach Galley (1948),
Morris Gallery (1954), and the Panoras Galley (1966).
Rose Graubart Ignatow has published four books: Drawings 1952-1965 (1965); Portraits of Poets (1970); Surplus love and other
stories (1985); and Portraits III (1988). She has also illustrated the work of other authors including her husband David's
book of poems Sunlight: a sequence for my daughter (1979) and Whisper to the earth: new poems (1981); Philip Schultz's My
guardian angel Stein (1986); and Sonia Raiziss' Bucks County blues (1977).
Rose Graubart married David Ignatow in 1937.
Scope and Content of Collection
Accession Processed in 1992
The Rose Graubart Ignatow papers are arranged in two series: 1) CORRESPONDENCE and 2) MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS.
The CORRESPONDENCE series contains materials related to Rose Graubart Ignatow's activities as an artist and author, especially
from subjects of her drawings. Also included is a small file of letters in a from David Ignatow to Rose.
The MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS series relates to Ignatow's career as an artist and includes photocopies of drawings, newspaper
clippings, and programs for art exhibits.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Ignatow, Rose Graubart -- Archives
Ignatow, David, 1914-
Copper Canyon Press
Wesleyan University (Middleton, Conn.). -- Press
American poetry -- 20th century
Benedikt, Michael, 1935- -- correspondent
Bly, Robert, -- correspondent
Hall, Donald, 1928- -- correspondent
Hindus, Milton, -- correspondent
Honig, Edwin, -- correspondent.
Jordan, June, 1936- -- correspondent
Mazzaro, Jerome, -- correspondent
Oppen, Mary, 1908- -- correspondent
Perchik, Simon, -- correspondent
Ray, David, 1932- -- correspondent
Rothenberg, Jerome, 1931- -- correspondent
Shapiro, Edna Kaufman, 1925- -- correspondent
Zukofsky, Louis, 1904-1978, -- correspondent
Zukofsky, Celia Thaew, -- correspondent