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Robert Taylor papers

Topic:
Boston herald
Boston globe
Creator:
Taylor, Robert, 1925-2009  Search this
Names:
Allen, Fred, 1894-1956  Search this
Bannard, Walter Darby, 1934-  Search this
Davenport, Will  Search this
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold), 1856-1933  Search this
Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990  Search this
Greenberg, Clement, 1909-1994  Search this
McGilligan, Patrick  Search this
Schwartz, Henry, 1927-  Search this
Styron, William, 1925-  Search this
Swan, Barbara, 1922-  Search this
Updike, John  Search this
Wolfe, Tom  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Saranac Lake (N.Y.) -- History
Date:
l952-1990
Scope and Contents:
Ca. 600 letters, 1961-1990, from artists, authors, poets, editors, curators, publishers, critics and others, primarily in response to Taylor's reviews, columns, and books, and some supplying information for his columns. Among the correspondents are Darby Barnard, Claire Leighton, Will Davenport, Fritz Eichenberg, Clement Greenberg, Jack Levine, Patrick McGilligan, Henry Schwartz, Beverly Swan, William Styron, John Updike, and Tom Wolfe. A 1983 letter from Davenport encloses a mss. of a paper he wrote in 1956, "Search for the Most American of American Painters." Also included are 5 scrapbooks, 1952-1957, containing clippings of Taylor's reviews and columns, and letters of appreciation; and loose reviews and articles by Taylor written for various Boston area arts magazines.
Enclosed in the correspondence are a few photographs, including two of Taylor, 3 of Carl Nelson, one of G.D. Hackett and Andre Kertisz, and one of Fred Allen and Herman Wouk.
Biographical / Historical:
Art, literary, and music critic; author; educator; lecturer, Boston, Mass. Wrote for the Boston Herald, 1952-1967, Boston Globe, 1968-1989. Columns for New Boston Review, later appearing in Atlantic Monthly, were written under pseudonym Count Bibesco.
Provenance:
Donated 1984 and 1990 by Robert Taylor.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art critics -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art critics -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Topic:
Art criticism  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.taylrobe
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw903038ea8-fbb6-46af-86d4-cebaf4237cd1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-taylrobe

Old time radio. Comedy favorites [sound recording]

Title:
Comedy favorites
Author:
Benny, Jack 1894-1974  Search this
Livingstone, Mary  Search this
Harris, Phil 1904-1995  Search this
Day, Dennis 1917-1988  Search this
Anderson, Eddie 1905-1977  Search this
Wilson, Don 1900-1982  Search this
Burns, George 1896-1996  Search this
Allen, Gracie 1902-1964  Search this
Felton, Verna 1890-1966  Search this
Blanc, Mel  Search this
Goodwin, Bill 1910-1958  Search this
Bergen, Edgar 1903-1978  Search this
Boyer, Charles 1899-1978  Search this
Cantor, Eddie 1892-1964  Search this
Dorsey, Tommy 1905-1956  Search this
Shore, Dinah 1917-1994  Search this
Gordon, Bert  Search this
McDaniel, Hattie 1895-1952  Search this
Jordan, Jim 1896-1988  Search this
Jordan, Marian 1897-1961  Search this
Bryan, Arthur Q  Search this
Bendix, William 1906-1964  Search this
Brown, John  Search this
Lancaster, Burt 1913-1994  Search this
Gardner, Ed 1901-1963  Search this
Peary, Harold 1908-1985  Search this
Arden, Eve 1912-1990  Search this
Gordon, Gale 1906-1995  Search this
Chandler, Jeff 1918-1961  Search this
Crenna, Richard 1927-2003  Search this
Allen, Fred 1894-1956  Search this
Hoffa, Portland  Search this
Ameche, Don  Search this
Langford, Frances  Search this
Ellis, Bobby  Search this
Grimes, Jackie  Search this
Amari, Carl  Search this
Talbot, Bruce  Search this
Physical description:
4 sound discs (5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Date:
1994
1942
P1994
Topic:
Radio comedies  Search this
Radio serials  Search this
Call number:
disc 000201
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_548054

Old-time radio. Comedy favorites [sound recording]

Title:
Comedy favorites
Author:
Benny, Jack 1894-1974  Search this
Livingstone, Mary  Search this
Harris, Phil 1904-1995  Search this
Day, Dennis 1917-1988  Search this
Anderson, Eddie 1905-1977  Search this
Wilson, Don 1900-1982  Search this
Burns, George 1896-1996  Search this
Allen, Gracie 1902-1964  Search this
Felton, Verna 1890-1966  Search this
Blanc, Mel  Search this
Goodwin, Bill 1910-1958  Search this
Bergen, Edgar 1903-1978  Search this
Boyer, Charles 1899-1978  Search this
Cantor, Eddie 1892-1964  Search this
Dorsey, Tommy 1905-1956  Search this
Shore, Dinah 1917-1994  Search this
Gordon, Bert  Search this
McDaniel, Hattie 1895-1952  Search this
Jordan, Jim 1896-1988  Search this
Jordan, Marian 1897-1961  Search this
Bryan, Arthur Q  Search this
Bendix, William 1906-1964  Search this
Brown, John  Search this
Lancaster, Burt 1913-1994  Search this
Gardner, Ed 1901-1963  Search this
Peary, Harold 1908-1985  Search this
Arden, Eve 1912-1990  Search this
Gordon, Gale 1906-1995  Search this
Chandler, Jeff 1918-1961  Search this
Crenna, Richard 1927-2003  Search this
Allen, Fred 1894-1956  Search this
Hoffa, Portland  Search this
Ameche, Don  Search this
Langford, Frances  Search this
Ellis, Bobby  Search this
Grimes, Jackie  Search this
Amari, Carl  Search this
Talbot, Bruce  Search this
Physical description:
4 sound cassettes (5 hr.) : analog, Dolby processed
Type:
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Date:
1994
1942
P1994
Topic:
Radio comedies  Search this
Radio serials  Search this
Call number:
ptp 000115
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_548063

Treadmill to oblivion / with drawings by Hirschfeld

Author:
Allen, Fred 1894-1956  Search this
Subject:
Allen, Fred 1894-1956  Search this
Physical description:
240 p. ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1954
C1954
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_714312

The best of old time radio. Starring Jack Benny [sound recording]

Title:
Starring Jack Benny
Jack Benny
Author:
Tollin, Anthony  Search this
Benny, Jack 1894-1974  Search this
Livingstone, Mary  Search this
Harris, Phil 1904-1995  Search this
Anderson, Eddie 1905-1977  Search this
Varden, Norma  Search this
Allen, Fred 1894-1956  Search this
Rains, Claude 1889-1967  Search this
McCambridge, Mercedes  Search this
Burns, George 1896-1996  Search this
Allen, Gracie 1902-1964  Search this
Benederet, Bea  Search this
Kearns, Joseph 1904-1962  Search this
Day, Dennis 1917-1988  Search this
DeMille, Cecil B (Cecil Blount) 1881-1959  Search this
Radio Spirits, Inc  Search this
Physical description:
6 sound discs (6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Sound recordings
Date:
1999
1938
P1999
Topic:
Radio programs  Search this
Radio comedies  Search this
Call number:
disc 000299
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_632857

The best of old time radio. Starring Jack Benny [sound recording]

Title:
Starring Jack Benny
Jack Benny
Author:
Tollin, Anthony  Search this
Benny, Jack 1894-1974  Search this
Livingstone, Mary  Search this
Harris, Phil 1904-1995  Search this
Anderson, Eddie 1905-1977  Search this
Varden, Norma  Search this
Allen, Fred 1894-1956  Search this
Rains, Claude 1889-1967  Search this
McCambridge, Mercedes  Search this
Burns, George 1896-1996  Search this
Allen, Gracie 1902-1964  Search this
Benederet, Bea  Search this
Kearns, Joseph 1904-1962  Search this
Day, Dennis 1917-1988  Search this
DeMille, Cecil B (Cecil Blount) 1881-1959  Search this
Radio Spirits, Inc  Search this
Physical description:
4 sound cassettes (6 hrs.) : analog
Type:
Sound recordings
Date:
1999
1938
P1999
Topic:
Radio programs  Search this
Radio comedies  Search this
Call number:
ptp 000159
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_632867

Fred Allen : his life and wit / Robert Taylor

Author:
Taylor, Robert 1925-  Search this
Subject:
Allen, Fred 1894-1956  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 340 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1990
1989
1990, c1989
Topic:
Entertainers  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Call number:
CT275.A4196 T24 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_682644

Fred Allen's radio comedy / Alan Havig

Author:
Havig, Alan R. 1940-  Search this
Subject:
Allen, Fred 1894-1956  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 287 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1990
Topic:
Radio programs--History  Search this
Radio comedies--History  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Call number:
CT275.A4196 H38 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_404429

Fred Allen : his life and wit / by Robert Taylor

Author:
Taylor, Robert 1925-  Search this
Subject:
Allen, Fred 1894-1956  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 340 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
Entertainers  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Call number:
CT275.A4196 T24 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_375253

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