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Parker Tyler
Literary File, Photography Collection

204 items (1 box)

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Susan McClellan, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None

Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The Parker Tyler Literary File consists of 204 images, including portraits of Tyler, Pavel Tchelitchew, and various other people, photographic reproductions of art works by various artists, views of stained glass windows, and production material for Tyler's book Florine Stettheimer: A Life in Art. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*Items are located at PH:LF:Tyler, P., Box, unless otherwise noted.

Item List

Container Accession / P No. Description
*P1-P2, P4 Portraits of Tyler alone (P1-P3) and with Peggy Guggenheim and Ted Bradley (P4).
*P5A-P5D Four variant portraits of Pavel Tchelitchew (negatives available for all).
*P6-P20 Images of various people (negatives available for all).
*P21 Group portrait of Russian artists, including Pavel Tchelitchew and his sister Varia (see handwritten note on LF catalog card; negative available).
*P22-P28Images of various people (negatives available for all).
* P29, P29A-P29YChiefly images of Tyler, Charles Boultenhouse (?), Charles Henri Ford, Ruth Ford, and Pavel Tchelitchew.
*P34A-P34B, P35-P36 Three color transparencies and one color photographic print (P36) of paintings by Pavel Tchelitchew.
*P38-P39, P41-P45, P49Six BW photographic prints and one color transparency (P41) of art work (negatives available for P42-P44).
* P53, P54A-P54CImages of stained glass windows.
* 980:0053:0001-0018 BW photographic prints used in the production of Tyler's book Florine Stettheimer: A Life in Art.
* 988:0052:0001-0007Color internegatives made from 16mm film from Robert Beaver's Winged Dialogue.
PH:LF:OV Box, SmallP3 Portrait of Tyler.
PH:LF:OV Box, Small P32-P33Views of the Sistine Chapel (P32) and the Roman Forum (P33).
PH:LF:OV Box, Small P37, P40A-P40B, P46-P48, P50-P52Photographic reproductions of art work.
PH:LF:OV Box, Small P55A-P55OImages of stained glass windows depicting the story of Psyche.
PH:LF:Albums:Tyler, P., 1 [unnumbered; was P30]41 items (39 photographic prints, 1 of which is a contact sheet with 24 images; 2 halftone prints) depicting Tyler and friends in various places, circa 1920s-1960s; handwritten or typed captions throughout.
PH:LF:Albums:Tyler, P., 2 [unnumbered; was P56]16 items (14 BW photographic prints, 2 halftone prints); chiefly portraits of Tyler and friends circa 1930s-1940s; handwritten captions throughout; also includes 5 original drawings.
PH:LF:Albums:Tyler, P., 3[unnumbered; was P31]52 items (39 BW photographic prints, 1 of which is hand-tinted; 13 photomechanical prints, most of which are color); chiefly commercial views and art reproductions from Italy with captions printed on images; dated February-May 1954 on inside front cover.

Index of Photographers

Beaton, Cecil Walter Hardy, Sir, 1904- --Album 2 [was P56]
Brown Bros.--980:0053:0001, 0005, 0018
Cartier-Bresson, Henri, 1908- --Album 2 [was P56]
Ford, Charles Henri--P29B
Man Ray, 1890-1976--980:0053:0011
Meatyard, Ralph Eugene, 1925-1972--P3
Nelson, O. E.--P34A-P34B, P41
Peter A. Juley & Son--980:053:0013, 0017
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964--980:0053:0009-0010; Album 2 [was P56]

Parker Tyler Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 22 June 2007)

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