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Guide to the Papers of Barry Moser, 1932 - 2000

Manuscript ML-39

Box & Folder List

Series 2, Works, 1900; 1932-1982

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Box: 2, Dates: 1932-1982

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  • Folder: 1, "Alice in Wonderland": Notes on design and price list of prints, 1982
  • Folder: 2, "Alice in Wonderland": Photograph of Madelaine Moser posing for drawing of Alice, undated
  • Folder: 3, "Alice in Wonderland": Seventy numbered preliminary sketches, undated
  • Folder: 4, "Alice in Wonderland": Prints, undated
  • Folder: 5, "Alice in Wonderland": Broadside, undated
  • Folder: 6, "Alice in Wonderland": Reviews, 1982
  • Folder: 7, "Botanical Drawings": dummy, 1974
  • Folder: 8, "The Cardinal Sins": Postcard and photocopies of typescript from Paul Smyth. Notes, sketches, proofs and printer's dummy. , 1980
  • Folder: 9, "The Cardinal Sins": unbound pages, 1980
  • Folder: 10, "Carnal Lent": Photocopy of typescript by E.M. Beekman, with added design and printing notes; design, dummy, proofs, and record of sales, 1975-1976
  • Folder: 11, "Cirsia": Reference material, dummy, and typescript of title page and preface, 1978
  • Folder: 12, "Classic Theatre": Correspondence with Frank Goodman, sketches and photocopies of drawings , 1975
  • Folder: 13, "A Creative Approach to Mechanical Drawing in Independent Secondary Education", circa 1965
  • Folder: 14, "Director of Alienation": Design, dummy, proofs and unbound pages, 1976
  • Folder: 15, Eric Gill broadside, 1976
  • Folder: 16, "Eve, Singing": Typescript. Letters from Paul Ramsey, 1976-1979
  • Folder: 17, Family letter. File folder with printing instructions. Original letter from George Moser to Arthur Boyd Moser, 1932
  • Folder: 18, "Goudy Creek": Notes, stencils, dummies, paste-ups, proofs, and uncut sheets, 1976
  • Folder: 19, "Great Gold Rushes": Advertising circular and prints for an issue of gold postage stamps, 1981
  • Folder: 20, "Homage to Mondrian": Typescript by E.M. Beekman, 1972
  • Folder: 21, "In Praise of Sailors": Correspondence with Herbert W. Warden. Sketches and photocopy of authors suggestions for drawings. , 1977-1978
  • Folder: 22, "The Invasion of Italy": Letter and typescript from Louis Simpson. Dummies and unbound pages., 1976
  • Folder: 23, "John Brown's Body": Letter and reference material, photocopies, notes and proof page, 1979
  • Folder: 24, "John Brown's Body": Pictures used as models, photocopies, 1978, undated
  • Folder: 25, "John Brown's Body": Sketches, 1978, undated
  • Folder: 26, "John Brown's Body": Prints, undated
  • Folder: 27, "The Lady and the Merman": Typescript, photocopy with printing instructions. Sketches, dummies, proofs and unbound pages, 1977
  • Folder: 28, "Late Passing Prairie Farm": File folder with sketches, dummy, unbound pages, and letters from William Stafford, 1976
  • Folder: 29, "Letters from Phil": uncut sheets and finished copy, 1980
  • Folder: 30, "Library of World Biography": Letters from Little, Brown and Company. Photocopies, drawings and covers for three paperback books, 1976-1979
  • Folder: 31, "A Lied of Letterpress": Photocopy of typescript and samples of uncut sheets, 1980
  • Folder: 32, "Man in a Metal Cage": Correspondence with Maxine Englehardt and Eastern Typesetting Company. Publishing agreement. , 1977
  • Folder: 33, "Man in a Metal Cage": Typescript of "Things I Thought" by Arthur MacAlpine, photocopy, 1977
  • Folder: 34, "Man in a Metal Cage": Typescript of 31 poems with printing instructions, 1977
  • Folder: 35, "Man in a Metal Cage": Typescript, photocopy with pagination, 1977
  • Folder: 36, "Man in a Metal Cage": Proofs, 1977
  • Folder: 37, "Man in a Metal Cage": Reproduction Proofs, 1977

Box: 3, Dates: 1932-1979

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  • Folder: 1, "Men of Printing": Correspondence with Richard Hendel and John J. Waldorf, 1975-1979
  • Folder: 2, "Men of Printing": Obituaries and photographs, photocopies. , circa 1975
  • Folder: 3, "Men of Printing": Typescript, photocopy with printing instructions, circa 1975
  • Folder: 4, "Men of Printing": Make-readies, prints and proofs., 1975
  • Folder: 5, "Men of Printing": Dummies, circa 1975
  • Folder: 6, "Men of Printing": Uncut sheets, 1976
  • Folder: 7, "Moby Dick": Correspondence, October 1977-June 1978
  • Folder: 8, "Moby Dick": Correspondence, July 1978-March 1980
  • Folder: 9, "Moby Dick": Authorities for legal argument and notes for lawyer, 1990-2000
  • Folder: 10, "Moby Dick": Research - Bibliography, undated
  • Folder: 11, "Moby Dick": Research - list of notes and problems, undated
  • Folder: 12, "Moby Dick": Research - Melville, 1946, 1977
  • Folder: 13, "Moby Dick": Researc - Vessels and ship details, circa 1978
  • Folder: 14, "Moby Dick": Research - Whale boats and "getting fast", undated
  • Folder: 15, "Moby Dick": Research - Whales, 1975-1979
  • Folder: 16, "Moby Dick": Research - Nantucket and New Bedford, 1978
  • Folder: 17, "Moby Dick": Research - Maps, costume, shipboard activity and scrimshaw, undated
  • Folder: 18, "Moby Dick": Research - "Cutting-in and "Trying out", undated
  • Folder: 19, "Moby Dick": Research - Fitting-out, sailmaking, tools and implements, undated
  • Folder: 20, "Moby Dick": Research - criticism of details in drawings by Ken Martin, with cover letter, 1978
  • Folder: 21, "Moby Dick": Research - criticism of details in drawings by Richard C. Kugler, 1978
  • Folder: 22, "Moby Dick": Research - criticism of details in drawings by Edward A. Stackpole, 1978
  • Folder: 23, "Moby Dick": Research - criticism of details in drawings by Walter E. Channing, 1978
  • Folder: 24, "Moby Dick": General Outline, circa 1978
  • Folder: 25, "Moby Dick": Story Board, circa 1978
  • Folder: 26, "Moby Dick": Drawing Paper Samples, undated
  • Folder: 27, "Moby Dick": Drawings to be revised, photocopies, 1978
  • Folder: 28, "Moby Dick": Drawings approved by Andrew Hoyem, photocopies, circa 1978
  • Folder: 29, "Moby Dick": Drawings, photocopies, circa 1978
  • Folder: 30, "Moby Dick": Sketches, undated
  • Folder: 31, "Moby Dick": Make-readies, undated
  • Folder: 32, "Moby Dick": Page proofs, circa 1978
  • Folder: 33, "Moby Dick": Arion Press Prospectus and notices; notice in "Americana", November-December 1978

Box: 4, Dates: 1900; 1976-1980

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  • Folder: 1, "Narcissus": Notes, working manuscript, and typescrit with corresctions by E. M. Beekman, 1974
  • Folder: 2, "Note on the Craft of Wood Engraving": Incomplete manuscript and typescript with corrections and uncut sheets. (Originall published as a preface to "Fifty Wood Engravings"., 1977, 1979
  • Folder: 3, "Odyssey": Corrrespondence, 1979-1981
  • Folder: 4, "Odyssey": Prospectus of the Limited Editions Club and two photocopies of magazine articles about the club. , 1979-1980
  • Folder: 5, "Odyssey": Specificationis, notes and layout for design, 1980
  • Folder: 6, "Odyssey": A Note on T.E. Lawrence's Translation of "The Odyssey," by J.M. Wilson, photocopy of a typescript, undated
  • Folder: 7, "Odyssey": Sketches, prints and sample pages, undated
  • Folder: 8, "Odyssey": Dummy, 1981
  • Folder: 9, "Odyssey": Sample Covers, undated
  • Folder: 10, "Odyssey": Exhibition dummy, undated
  • Folder: 11, "Odyssey": Sheets, undated
  • Folder: 12, "Our Williston Years": Dummy, 1979
  • Folder: 13, "Pan": Notes, prints, and dummy, 1980
  • Folder: 14, "Pennyroyal Catalog": dummies, 1980
  • Folder: 15, "Pennyroyal Prospectus and Retrospectus": Notes, typescript (with corrections), proofs, dummies and finished copies, 1976
  • Folder: 16, Project ideas: lists, notes, photographs, and verses, 1969, 1973
  • Folder: 17, Project proposal: "The Bakkhai" by Euripides, translated by Robert Bagg, photocopies of a typescript and two cover letters, 1977
  • Folder: 18, Project proposal: A collection of verse edited by Chase Twitchell, photocopy of a typescript, no date
  • Folder: 19, Project proposal: "The Hundredth Dove," story by Jane Yolen. Typescript, photocopy with with holograph note by Jane Yolen., no date
  • Folder: 20, Project proposal: "The Ideal Book" by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson. Notes, text, reference material, and dumy., 1975
  • Folder: 21, Project proposal: " A Last Will" by Williston Fish, photocopies of articles and a cover letter from John J. Waldorf, 1976
  • Folder: 22, Project proposal: "Rumpelstiltskin" transcript and design, 1976
  • Folder: 23, Project proposal: "Vegetable Love and Other Observations" by Walter Leuba, transcript and cover letter, undated
  • Folder: 24, Project proposal: Verses by Paul Smyth with two cover letters, 1976-1977
  • Folder: 25, Project proposal: "Ysopets," fables translated by Norman R. Shapiro, photocopies of a typrscript and two cover letter , 1977

Box: 5, Dates: 1968-1982

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  • Folder: 1, Review of "The Wood and the Graver," by Fritz Eichenberg. Typescript with corrections, 1978
  • Folder: 2, "Song of Songs," letters from Maria Clark, translator, and Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich. Photocopy of a typescript, bound with marginal notes and sketches. Drawings, prints and notes. , 1976-1978
  • Folder: 3, "Songs for Eve". Poster advertising a concert for Archibald Macleish, 1982
  • Folder: 4, "Thirteen Botanical Wood Engravings": case, wrappers, and printed introduction to a suite of engravings, 1974
  • Folder: 5, "Thistles and Thorns": Correspondence with Paul Smyth and Abattoir Editions , 1975-1977
  • Folder: 6, "Through the Looking Glass": broadsidefor the Pennyroyal edition, 1982
  • Folder: 7, "Timing Devices": Correspondence with Paul Mariani and the Eastern Typesetting Company. Includes verse for Moser by Mariani. , 1977-1978
  • Folder: 8, "Timing Devices": Typescript, photocopy with design and printing notes, 1977
  • Folder: 9, "Timing Devices": Dummies, 1977
  • Folder: 10, "Timing Devices": Galley proofs, 1977
  • Folder: 11, "Two Poems": Finsihed copy with Moser wood engraving on title page, 1981
  • Folder: 12, Unidentified and Misc. note, sketches, prints and make-readies, 1976-1981, undated
  • Folder: 13, "Wood Engravings by Barry Moser: in "American Artist", April 1982
  • Folder: 14, Woodblock Catalogue, 1968, undated

Box: 6, Dates: Undated

Oversized. "Aenid": sketches

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Box: 7, Dates: circa 1982

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  • Folder: 1, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland": Sketches, circa 1982
  • Folder: 2, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland": Engravers Proof, circa 1982
  • Folder: 3, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland": Dummy, circa 1981
  • Folder: 4, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland": Dummy, circa 1982
  • Folder: 5, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland": Sheets, incomplete, circa 1982
  • Folder: 6, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland": Folded sheets, 1982
  • Folder: 7, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland": Poster and invitations for a lecture, "Illustrating Alice, " at Dartmouth College, February 1982

Box: 8, Dates: Undated

oversize. "Alice in Wonderland": Dummy

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  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 9, Dates: Undated

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Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, "Inferno": Reproduction proof and dummy page, 1980
  • Folder: 2, "Inferno": Sketches, Undated
  • Folder: 3, Woodblock 74P, Undated