Toklas, Alice B., 1877-1967
- Existence: 1877-04-30 - 1967-03-07
Alice Babette Toklas was an American-born member of the Parisian avant-garde of the early 20th century, and the life partner of American writer Gertrude Stein.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Consists of 89 handwritten letters and postcards, and 1 telegram to John E. Dobbin, Brion Gysin, and Sir Francis and Frederica Rose. Also included is one typed letter (as secretary to Gertrude Stein) to John Hinsdale Thompson.
Dates: 1933 - 1961
Content Description Ceramic drinking mug, manufactured by Fitz and Floyd, designed in the form of Gertrude Stein's face with a miniature figure of Alice B. Toklas seated on the mug handle.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the correspondence between Natalie Clifford Barney and Romaine Brooks (Goddard), beginning in 1920 and continuing until 1969. There are a total of 633 letters, most of which are at least two pages in length and accompanied by the original mailing envelopes. There are 271 letters from Brooks to Barney, and 362 from Barney to Brooks. Brooks and Barney spent the war years together in Florence, Italy, thus accounting for the gap in the correspondence at that time. The...
Dates: 1920 - 1969