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   Marius de Zayas Papers, 1914-1948

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Name of Collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078697 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Zayas, Marius de.
Title:Marius de Zayas Papers, 1914-1948
Physical description:5.5 linear ft (3,000 items in 13 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection has no restrictions. Collection is shelved off-site and requires at least two business days advance notice of intent to use.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 6 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

A large collection of the letters and manuscripts of Rafael de Zayas Enriquez, as well as a miscellaneous collection of letters and bills of sale pertaining to the activities of Marius de Zayas. The Rafael de Zayas Enriquez papers include letters, manuscripts, books, and clippings. His writings reflect his many and varied talents and interests: history, poetry, sociology, novels, and plays. His manuscripts and books comprise the bulk of this collection. The photocopies of letters to Marius de Zayas pertain to the magazine "291" and the Modern Gallery. There is correspondence from Pablo Picasso, Diego Rivera, Paul Guillaume, Max Jacob, Agnes Meyer, Alfred Stieglitz, Tristan Tzara, and Max Weber. The majority of these letters are unpublished although some of the most important ones appear in Michel Sanouillet's Francis Picabia et "291" (Paris, 1966).

Series I: Photocopies of Letters to Marius de Zayas

Series II: Letters to and by Rafael de Zayas Enriquez

Series III: Manuscripts

Mostly by Rafael de Zayas Enriquez

Series IV: Documents Relating to Rafael de Zayas Enriquez

Series V: Printed Material Relating to Rafael de Zayas Enriquez

Series VI: Clippings by Rafael de Zayas Enriquez

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Using the Collection

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Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions.

 Collection is shelved off-site and requires at least two business days advance notice of intent to use.

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Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Name of Collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 06/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-01-27 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Sanouillet, Michel.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Art galleries, Commercial--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Art--Periodicals.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Enriquez, Rafael de Zayas.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Guillaume, Paul.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Jacob, Max.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Meyer, Agnes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Modern Gallery (New York, N.Y.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Painters.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Portrait-painters.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Tzara, Tristan, 1896-1963.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Weber, Max.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
[Three-nine-one] "391."--magazine.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Painter. Marius de Zayas (1880-1961?) was a portrait painter and director of the Modern Gallery in New York. His father, Rafael de Zayas Enriquez (1848-1932) was a prominent Mexican man-of-letters and politician who was known as "The Grand Old Man of Mexico"

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