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 1947.
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 1947, and
maintained a friendship with Toklas until her death in 1967.
3.5 Linear Feet
(7 boxes, 2 oversize boxes)
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