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Pavel Tchelitchew:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Tchelitchew, Pavel, 1898-1957
Title: Pavel Tchelitchew Collection
Dates: 1927-1952, undated
Extent: 7 boxes (2.94 linear feet)
Abstract: Contains manuscripts, correspondence, and some personal papers of the Russian-born surrealist painter, set designer and costume designer Pavel Tchelitchew. Incoming correspondence dominates the collection, with letters from W. H. Auden, Richard Beard, Cecil Beaton, Max Ernst, Leonor Fini, Charles Henri Ford, Louis Jouvet, Lincoln Kirstein, Nicholas Magallanes, Yves Tanguy, father Fyodor Sergeyevitch Tchelitchew, Parker Tyler, sister Alexandra Fyodorovna Zaoussailoff, and numerous others. Some letters to Tchelitchew are also addressed to his partner, Charles Henri Ford.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-4175
Language: English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish
Access: Open for research

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Processed by: Joan Sibley and Sara Saastamoinen, 2013 Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

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