Guide to the Papers of James G. Huneker, 1867 - 1972Manuscript MS-299

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Title:

Guide to the Papers of James G. Huneker, 1867 - 1972

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-299

Collection Dates:

1867 - 1972

Size of Collection:

3 boxes (4.5 linear feet)

Abstract:

James G. Huneker (1857-1921), theatre and music critic. Contains correspondence, manuscripts and photographs.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

Rauner Special Collections Library is open to the public and in most cases no appointment is necessary. The exception is in the case of materials stored off site for which there may be a delay of up to 48 hours in retrieval. Please consult the Access to Collection statement below or contact Rauner Reference.

Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College Required for Publication or Reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The James G. Huneker papers contain correspondence, photographs and manuscripts from the 1870's to 1920's. Of note are numerous corrected handwritten and typescript drafts of essays including "Steeplejack", "Cosmopolis", "Old Fogy", "Ivory Apes and Peacocks", and "Painted Veils" among others.

Biography

James G. Huneker, 1857-1921. Theatre and music critic for New York Sun, Times and World.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Correspondence, 1867-1972

Contains correspondence

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 1, Dates: 1867-1972

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Correspondence, 1867-1899
  • Folder: 2, Correspondence, 1900
  • Folder: 3, Correspondence, 1901
  • Folder: 4, Correspondence, 1902
  • Folder: 5, Correspondence, 1903
  • Folder: 6, Correspondence, 1904
  • Folder: 7, Correspondence, 1905
  • Folder: 8, Correspondence, 1906
  • Folder: 9, Correspondence, 1907
  • Folder: 10, Correspondence, 1908
  • Folder: 11, Correspondence, 1909
  • Folder: 12, Correspondence, 1910
  • Folder: 13, Correspondence, 1911
  • Folder: 14, Correspondence, 1912 January - June
  • Folder: 15, Correspondence, 1912 July - December
  • Folder: 16, Correspondence, 1913
  • Folder: 17, Correspondence, 1914
  • Folder: 18, Correspondence, 1915 January - August
  • Folder: 19, Correspondence, 1915 September - December
  • Folder: 20, Correspondence, 1916 January - June
  • Folder: 21, Correspondence, 1916 August - December
  • Folder: 22, Correspondence, 1917 January - July
  • Folder: 23, Correspondence, 1917 August - December
  • Folder: 24, Correspondence, 1918 January - June
  • Folder: 25, Correspondence, 1918 July - December
  • Folder: 26, Correspondence, 1919 January - June
  • Folder: 27, Correspondence, 1919 June - December
  • Folder: 28, Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1910-1919
  • Folder: 29, Correspondence, 1920 January - March
  • Folder: 30, Correspondence, 1920 April - June
  • Folder: 31, Correspondence, 1920 July - September
  • Folder: 32, Correspondence, 1920 October - December
  • Folder: 33, Letters of Condolence [A], 1921
  • Folder: 34, Letters of Condolence [B], 1921
  • Folder: 35, Correspondence, 1921
  • Folder: 36, Correspondence, undated
  • Folder: 37, Correspondence with Ben de Casseres, 1902 - 1920
  • Folder: 38, Correspondence (Typed copies - John Quinn), 1909-1916
  • Folder: 39, Divorce Papers , 1891
  • Folder: 40, Marriage Certificate, 1900
  • Folder: 41, Passports, 1911, 1920
  • Folder: 42, Diary and Accounts , 1909
  • Folder: 43, Address Book, undated
  • Folder: 44, Horoscope, undated
  • Folder: 45, Contracts and Royalties, 1899-1932
  • Folder: 46, Financial Records, 1896-1928
  • Folder: 47, Schedule , 1906
  • Folder: 48, Tax Data, 1914-1920
  • Folder: 49, Will , 1921
  • Folder: 50, Biographical Sketch, undated
  • Folder: 51, Estate Papers, 1921 - 1936
  • Folder: 52, Correspondence Re: Collection Acquisition , 1948-1972
  • Folder: 53, Miscellaneous: autographs, correspondence, sketches, photographs, circa 1900-1921

Series 2, Manuscripts, Circa 1877-1921

Contains handwritten and typed manuscripts.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 2, Dates: circa 1877-1921

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • Folder:
  • Folder: 1, Notebook, 1877-1881
  • Folder: 2, Miscellaneous Manuscripts, circa 1903
  • Folder: 3, A Great art Museum at Rheims, undated
  • Folder: 4, The Greatest Yarn in the World, undated
  • Folder: 5, The Souls of Cities, 1918
  • Folder: 6, Enrico Caruso - proofs, 1921
  • Folder: 7, Marya, undated
  • Folder: 8, Drama of the Month, undated
  • Folder: 9, Bayreuth and Homosexuality, circa 1895
  • Folder: 10, Baudleaire Data, undated
  • Folder: 11, Romantic Preludes and Studies, undated
  • Folder: 12, Futurists with a Past, undated
  • Folder: 13, The Etudes, 1900
  • Folder: 14, Winter in Berlin, 1913
  • Folder: 15, Mine Enemy, 1907
  • Folder: 16, The Eternal Return, 1910
  • Folder: 17, Neutral, undated
  • Folder: 18, Cardinal's Fiddle, 1916
  • Folder: 19, Chopin , 1900
  • Folder: 20, His Best Friend, undated
  • Folder: 21, Codes , 1910
  • Folder: 22, The Philharmonic Society, 1917
  • Folder: 23, No Title [George Luks], 1916
  • Folder: 24, Imperial Vienna, 1913
  • Folder: 25, Stineway Collection, 1919
  • Folder: 26, Wagner, Swinburne, undated
  • Folder: 27, Judge of Zalmea, 1916
  • Folder: 28, A Russian Prophet of Pessimism, 1915
  • Folder: 29, Riding the Whirlwind, 1915
  • Folder: 30, The Role of Eloisa, undated
  • Folder: 31, Pragmatism, undated
  • Folder: 32, The Ballades, 1900
  • Folder: 33, Three Sonatas, 1900
  • Folder: 34, Music of Today and Tomorrow, 1908
  • Folder: 35, A Song of Downtrodden Wives, undated
  • Folder: 36, Mottos for Metropolitan Dailies, 1912
  • Folder: 37, George Frederick Handel, undated
  • Folder: 38, Sketch #3, undated
  • Folder: 39, Sketch #2, undated
  • Folder: 40, Sketch #1, undated
  • Folder: 41, Leo Ditrichstein, undated
  • Folder: 42, Musical Primitives, 1915
  • Folder: 43, Don Quixote of the Baton, 1916
  • Folder: 44, The Third Kingdom , 1905
  • Folder: 45, New York - Cosmopolis, 1913
  • Folder: 46, Rebels of the Moon, 1905
  • Folder: 47, The New Weimar, 1913
  • Folder: 48, The Tune of Time, 1905
  • Folder: 49, The New Sin, undated
  • Folder: 50, The Breakfast, undated
  • Folder: 51, Antichrist, 1905
  • Folder: 52, El Greco at Toledo, 1910
  • Folder: 53, Tragic Sentimentalist, 1905
  • Folder: 54, Steeplejack (pgs. 1-100), 1920
  • Folder: 55, Steeplejack (pgs. 101-200), 1920
  • Folder: 56, Steeplejack (pgs. 201-300), 1920
  • Folder: 57, Steeplejack (pgs. 301-400), 1920
  • Folder: 58, Steeplejack (pgs. 401-421), 1920
  • Folder: 59, Buffoon of the New Eternities, 1915
  • Folder: 60, Sketches for a Play, undated
  • Folder: 61, Three disagreeable Girls, 1915
  • Folder: 62, Six Historical Recitals, 1915-1916
  • Folder: 63, Great American Novel, 1917
  • Folder: 64, Great American Novel, 1917
  • Folder: 65, Painted Veils - "The Sabbath", 1920
  • Folder: 66, Supreme Sin, 1916
  • Folder: 67, A College for Critics, 1913
  • Folder: 68, Old Fogy, 1913
  • Folder: 69, Cosmopolis, 1913
  • Folder: 70, New French Literature, 1917
  • Folder: 71, David Belasco, 1921
  • Folder: 72, Anatole France (corrected proofs), 1909
  • Folder: 73, Ivory Apes and Peacocks, 1915
  • Folder: 74, Genius of Joseph Conrad, 1914
  • Folder: 75, Musical Confessions, 1917
  • Folder: 76, Husband of Madame, 1916
  • Folder: 77, Husband of Madame, 1916
  • Folder: 78, George Sand, 1917
  • Folder: 79, Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy, 1915
  • Folder: 80, Tornados and Tall Buildings, 1914
  • Folder: 81, Remy de Gourmont, 1917
  • Folder: 82, Painted Vells , 1920
  • Folder: 83, George Sand , 1917
  • Folder: 84, Playboy of Western Philosophy - Henri Bergson, 1913
  • Folder: 85, The Classic Chopin, 1917
  • Folder: 86, The Tune of Time, 1905
  • Folder: 87, The Classic Chopin, 1917
  • Folder: 88, Anatole France, circa 1909
  • Folder: 89, Francis Poictevin, circa 1908

Series 3, Photographs, Circa 1870 - Circa 1922

Contains photographs foldered A-Z. Mainly stage actors and Huneker family.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 3, Dates: circa 1870 - circa 1922

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, A, Undated
  • Folder: 2, B, Undated
  • Folder: 3, C, Undated
  • Folder: 4, D, Undated
  • Folder: 5, E, Undated
  • Folder: 6, F, Undated
  • Folder: 7, G, Undated
  • Folder: 8, H, Undated
  • Folder: 9, Huneker Family, Undated
  • Folder: 10, Huneker, James, Undated
  • Folder: 11, I-K, Undated
  • Folder: 12, L, Undated
  • Folder: 13, M, Undated
  • Folder: 14, N, Undated
  • Folder: 15, O, Undated
  • Folder: 16, P-Q, Undated
  • Folder: 17, R, Undated
  • Folder: 18, S, Undated
  • Folder: 19, T, Undated
  • Folder: 21, U-Z, Undated
  • Folder: 22, Unidentified Portraits, Undated

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