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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...
Majority of material found within 1930-2003
Description of the Collection
Bulks with typed and handwritten text which constitute the basis for the book, Design Lessons From Nature (NY: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1974). Arrangement is topical, apparently coordinating with chapter divisions. Uncertain if this is the actual manuscript. Also contains art boards which were used for the graphics in the publication. Box 1 includes the manuscript pages and Box 2 includes the art boards.