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Toklas, Alice B.


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Gertrude Stein collection at Johns Hopkins University

Identifier: MS-0970
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and ephemera associated with author Gertrude Stein.

Dates: 1930 - 1934

Photograph of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas boarding a plane on their first flight, 1934-11-07

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151036980492]
Scope and Contents Photograph by Carl Van Vechten of Gertrude Stein and her partner Alice B. Toklas boarding a plane. The photographer wrote of the event, "This shows the beginning of Miss Stein's and Miss Toklas's first airplane voyage, when they flew to Chicago to hear a performance of 'Four Saints in Three Acts' at the Chicago Auditoriumn. I flew with them and made these pictures just before the start. The fetishes in their hands, presents from me, are little beaded men on a base of rabbit's foot, made by...
Dates: 1934-11-07

Robert A. Wilson collection of Gertrude Stein materials

Identifier: MS-0785
Abstract Robert A. Wilson (1922-2016) was a Baltimore native who owned the Phoenix Book Shop in Greenwich Village, New York and was a well-known collector of signed first editions of works by his favorite literary figures, particularly Gertrude Stein. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was an American expatriate novelist, playwright, poet, and art collector. She was born outside Pittsburgh, lived in Oakland, California, and then spent the rest of her life in Paris, France, becoming a part of the Parisian...
Dates: 1874 - 2011

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