Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946
- Existence: 1874 - 1946
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Alfred North Whitehead was an English mathematician and philosopher born on the Isle of Thanet in 1861. The bulk of the collection is formed by correspondence between members of the Whitehead family: Alfred North Whitehead, his wife, Evelyn, their son, T. North and his wife, Margaret dating from the 1920s-1940s.
Collection — Box: 1 
Scope and Contents The collection consists of eight items donated by Robert Wilson, as well as a corrected typescript of Stein's poem, "One has Not Lost One's Marguerite," which appeared in the April 1926 copy of the Black and Blue Jay, along with a letter from Syndey M. Cone to John French describing the poem's publication in the magazine. The Robert Wilson items are: a copy photograph of Gertrude; an announcement for the play, "Gertrude and Alice"; three greeting cards that use Stein's images and words; the...
Overview 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...