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Benjamin de Brie Taylor papers, 1930-2003
Content Description Papers of Benjamin de Brie Taylor, artist and educator, including correspondence, personal records, professional files, and artwork. Personal correspondence includes letters from family and friends as well as business exchanges. Extensive correspondence with mother Gertrude de Brie and sister Alix contain substantial biographical and family information. Correspondence with mother and father over the 1940s could provide interesting perspectives on war time and postwar Europe- some with...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930-2003
Color studies photographic slides, 1970-1979
Description of the Collection Hand-made 35 mm slides, presumably used as a teaching aid by Institute of Design in connection color studies. The slides consist of pieces of chromatic cellophane sometimes combined with bits of paper, plant materials, splashes of ink, etc., or manipulated in some way (wrinkled, melted, etc.). The slides were found in two carousels marked "Left 17" and "Right 5." Carousel boxes also read "Unknown presentation. Modern art slides ?," but this appears to be a later addition. Slides were removed...