Fernando Birri Archive of Multimedia Arts - Escritos
66.0 Linear feet
1933-2008 (bulk 1944-2008)
Correspondence, manuscripts, poetry, essays, screenplays, created and collected by Argentinian filmmaker Fernando Birri. This is Subgroup 1 of the Fernando Birri Archive of Multimedia Arts. The other subgroups are Subgroup 2: Fotos, Subgroup 3: Audiovisual and Objects, and Subgroup 4: Pinturas.
This collection contains the photographs, both personal and professional, created and collected by Argentinian filmmaker Fernando Birri during the course of his life and career. This is Subgroup 2 of the Fernando Birri Archive of Multimedia Arts. The other subgroups are Subgroup 1: Escritos, Subgroup 3: Audiovisual and Objects, and Subgroup 4: Pinturas.
Fernando Birri Archive of Multimedia Arts - Pinturas
22.0 Linear feet
This series contains the paintings, drawings, collages, photomontages, posters, and mixed media artworks created and collected by Argentinian filmmaker Fernando Birri during the course of his career. This is Subgroup 4 of the Fernando Birri Archive of Multimedia Arts. The other subgroups are Subgroup 1: Escritos, Subgroup 2: Fotos, and Subgroup 3: Audiovisual and Objects.
The Black Lavender Experience (BLX) records contain the yearly master production books and many of the plays performed during each year's course. The course is described as an interdisciplinary approach to the study of plays that address the identities and issues of black gay men and lesbians and offers various perspectives from within and without the black gay and lesbian artistic communities. Also included are several dozen promotional posters and fliers. Focuses on analysis of unpublished titles. Also includes published works by Amiri Baraka, Bullins, Corbitt, Gibson, Shirlene Holmes, West, and Pomo Afro Homos.
The Howard Milton Blake papers are comprised of multiple versions of verse and prose written by Blake. The collection was edited before it came to Brown University by Robert Kent and was published under the title "The Island of Self: Poems of Howard Blake" (Boston 1973). The book reproduces almost all of the verse in the collection, but none of the prose; there is, however, a reprint of Blake's preface to his only published book of verse "Prolegomena To Any Future Poetry" (Boston 1936).
0.5 linear foot (1 letter-size Hollinger document case)
This collection consists primarily of personal correspondence to and from Eli Whitney Blake. The letters were written by Blake, Sophia Atwater and Stephen Atwater. Also included are several drawings and poems by Blake, one photograph of him and an undated letter from a family member to a publisher regarding their interest in publishing an article about Blake's letters.
The Elmer Milton Blistein papers document Professor Blistein's research, teaching, and service to Brown University. The collection includes correspondence, research and teaching materials, manuscripts, and administrative records. Materials date from circa 1957 to 1988.
Lyman G. Bloomingdale correspondence and collection on John Buchan
4.5 Linear feet
The collection consists of correspondence and research related to Lyman G. Bloomingdales collecting and interest in the British author and statesman John Buchan. The collection is assiduously focused on the acquisition of the published works of John Buchan and Buchan-related materials.
The L.G. Bloomingdale Files include personal documents, records from the building and planning of the Sciences Library and renovation of the John D. Jockefeller, Jr. Library, documents from various commencements, Brown Club meetings, and the Brown Annual Fund. They are dated from 1957-1978, with the bulk of the collection dated from 1960 to 1970.