||This collection contains manuscript drafts for Julia Frey’s biography Toulouse-Lautrec: A Life (1994), typescripts for museum
exhibits, career related and general correspondence, articles, book reviews, reviews
of Frey’s work, contracts, and general handwritten notes. The material spans the
decade of 1987-1997 with the bulk of the material created from 1993-1997. The
are arranged in three series: I. Works, 1983-1995, II. Correspondence,
1979-1995, and III. Career-Related, 1985-1998.
||The Works series is divided into two subseries. Subseries A. Toulouse-Lautrec: A Life contains manuscripts for the biography,
including numerous handwritten notes and typescript drafts, reader’s notes, a
translated manuscript, a final draft, and galleys. Subseries B., Other Works,
includes Frey’s manuscripts for museum catalogues, books reviews, and articles
wrote for various publications.
||Series II. Correspondence is comprised of one chronologically arranged folder of
general correspondence spanning 1983-1987, and several folders of alphabetically
arranged professional correspondence.
||Series III. Career related materials includes handwritten notes, permissions for
illustrations and materials use, what appears to be a text storyboard for a
screenplay based on the biography, interviews, and lists of prospective review
sources. This series also contains numerous reviews of Toulouse-Lautrec: A Life by the United States and British press.