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Biographical Material

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Extent:
7 Folders (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1908-circa 1964
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material includes an address book, short biographical statement, fabric sample, intaglio nameplate, Paris travel document, passport, and a few photographs of unidentified people, probably members of the Bourgeois family.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.bourstep, Series 1
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Archives of American Art
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Alphabetical Correspondence, A

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1951-1962
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence with Benjamin Abraham and Leon Anthony Arkus.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Stephan Bourgeois papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97d5ae9c4-d19d-4cb2-a0bf-a21b0a788fc3
EDAN-URL:
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Alphabetical Correspondence, C

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1948-1962
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence with A. L. Cole.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Stephan Bourgeois papers / Series 2: Correspondence
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Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9435ef1a8-7521-4b6d-bc09-776a8b3a58d1
EDAN-URL:
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Alphabetical Correspondence, Da

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1948-1961
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence with Robert Tyler Davis.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Stephan Bourgeois papers
Stephan Bourgeois papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b24ca61f-eb28-43c2-bdd3-78d86007c82d
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Alphabetical Correspondence, De-Du

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1954-1961
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence with Roland De France.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Stephan Bourgeois papers / Series 2: Correspondence
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Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9bcc0f53c-5925-414b-b91b-cbca2aa189bb
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Alphabetical Correspondence, F

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1953-1961
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence with Martin Friedman.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Stephan Bourgeois papers / Series 2: Correspondence
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Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99d744534-13c9-4a64-9d72-2305fc897b6c
EDAN-URL:
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Alphabetical Correspondence, M

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 24
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1953-1962
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence with F. Cleveland Morgan.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Stephan Bourgeois papers / Series 2: Correspondence
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Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91ddc23ac-d8e9-47ff-b408-47fdbb65289c
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Alphabetical Correspondence, P

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 27
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1953-1961
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence with Ivan Podgoursky.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Stephan Bourgeois papers / Series 2: Correspondence
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Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw966cb636e-aedf-4c18-95ba-5a94ba610cbc
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Alphabetical Correspondence, W-Z

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 31
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1951-1962
Scope and Contents:
Includes correspondence with Gordon Bailey Washburn.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Stephan Bourgeois papers / Series 2: Correspondence
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Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b57e44d0-0eb0-461d-a30b-3bb45863b0f7
EDAN-URL:
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Personal Business Records

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1910-circa 1964
Scope and Contents:
The bulk of the personal business records consist of income tax records, including material from Bourgeois Galleries. There are also some bills and receipts, documents related to requesting compensation from the German government for lost and damaged property, and a few miscellaneous financial records.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.bourstep, Series 4
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94603e672-2f56-4faa-8f2d-e4bde5458846
EDAN-URL:
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Printed Material

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet (Boxes 4-5)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1915-1961
Scope and Contents:
Most of the printed material consists of exhibition catalogs from Bourgeois Galleries. Also included are a few clippings about Stephan Bourgeois, catalogs and auctions from other galleries, and articles from Gazette des Beaux-Arts and Harijan.
Arrangement:
Material related to Stephan Bourgeois and Bourgeois Galleries are at the beginning of the series, followed by other printed material.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.bourstep, Series 5
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw911c5d2f1-7097-45c1-be8a-d74e2b41e9b4
EDAN-URL:
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Writings

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Extent:
2.9 Linear feet (Boxes 1-4)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1910-circa 1964
Scope and Contents:
Writings is the largest series in the collection and consists of Bourgeois's research, essays, lectures, notes, notebooks and manuscript drafts on art and other subjects. There are notebooks containing research on artists, writings on various art topics, El Greco research and manuscript drafts, notes on places and sociology, and miscellaneous notes. Many of the writings are in French and German.
Arrangement:
Writings are arranged as 5 subseries.

3.1: Notebooks on Artists, circa 1910-circa 1960

3.2: Notes on Art, circa 1930-circa 1964

3.3: El Greco Research and Writings, circa 1935-circa 1964

3.4: Notes on Places and Sociology, circa 1930-circa 1964

3.5: Notes on Other Subjects, circa 1921-circa 1964
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.bourstep, Series 3
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Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9690d9f5f-b336-42fe-bce4-4666a68784ee
EDAN-URL:
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Notebooks on Artists

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1910-circa 1960
Scope and Contents:
Notebooks on artists consist of research and lecture drafts. Some of the notebooks are dedicated to a specific artist, but most notebooks contain information on multiple artists. Artists researched in the notebooks include Alexander Archipenko, Michelangelo, Pablo Picasso, and Piero Della Francesca. Many of the notes are in French and a few are in German.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.bourstep, Subseries 3.1
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Stephan Bourgeois papers / Series 3: Writings
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92a151e5f-761f-4b21-bcd7-037471b69ce2
EDAN-URL:
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Writings on Art

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1930-circa 1964
Scope and Contents:
Writings on art include handwritten and typed drafts of books and essays on art historical subjects such as Byzantine art or Paleolithic art. Several of the manuscripts are untitled.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.bourstep, Subseries 3.2
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Stephan Bourgeois papers / Series 3: Writings
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96b8f0d42-59c2-4d36-8607-fc790662613f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bourstep-ref53

El Greco Research and Writings

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1935-circa 1964
Scope and Contents:
Stephan Bourgeois spent approximately twenty years researching and writing a book on the life of the artist El Greco. This subseries includes his correspondence, research notes, chronology and drafts on the subject.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.bourstep, Subseries 3.3
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Stephan Bourgeois papers / Series 3: Writings
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c83cd6eb-2cad-4e8a-a260-61abfdb970d8
EDAN-URL:
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Writings on Places and Sociology

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1930-circa 1964
Scope and Contents:
This subseries consists of research notes on the sociology of cultures based on geographic location, such as Africa, Ancient Greece, Germany, Spain and Italy.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.bourstep, Subseries 3.4
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Stephan Bourgeois papers / Series 3: Writings
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ba6e1714-34f9-441c-855b-386ccef4aaec
EDAN-URL:
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Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1928-1962
Scope and Contents:
This series mostly contains professional correspondence with museums, clients, and other art dealers. Cologne correspondence consists of business correspondence with lawyers, art dealers, and clients in Cologne, Germany. Most of the Cologne correspondence is written in German. Alphabetical Correspondence mostly dates from Stephan Bourgeois time in New York City on the subject of sales, acquisition and provenance of artwork, as well as information about artists and exhibitions. Notable correspondents include Benjamin Abraham, Leon Anthony Arkus, A. L. Cole, Robert Tyler Davis, Roland de France, Martin Friedman, F. Cleveland Morgan, Ivan N. Podgoursky and Gordon Bailey Washburn. Finally there is some correspondence regarding the authenticity and appraisal of Rembrandt's Juno based on an article Bourgeois read about the painting when it went on the market. There is also correspondence regarding the provenance, authentication, and sale of the Rubens painting The Holy Family.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.bourstep, Series 2
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw909185001-4f8b-4f34-8854-bc61c1edef3c
EDAN-URL:
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Notes on Other Subjects

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1921-circa 1964
Scope and Contents:
Included herein are miscellaneous notes on a range of topics and what appears to be a partial draft for an untitled novel.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.bourstep, Subseries 3.5
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Stephan Bourgeois papers / Series 3: Writings
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a48a0564-14e1-4607-bcbd-b4a5a8c23c33
EDAN-URL:
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Cologne Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1928-1930
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Stephan Bourgeois papers
Stephan Bourgeois papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97a4a6f8e-ffe0-495e-adf7-1b389f3dd5ce
EDAN-URL:
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Miscellaneous Notes

Collection Creator:
Bourgeois, Stephan, 1881-1964  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1930-circa 1964
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Stephan Bourgeois papers, 1908-circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Stephan Bourgeois papers
Stephan Bourgeois papers / Series 3: Writings / 3.5: Notes on Other Subjects
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9170c7657-5ce4-4e00-8969-2fc9b1837760
EDAN-URL:
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