Finding Aid for the Myron Chester Nutting Papers, 1900-1971

Processed by Saundra Taylor; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Myron Chester Nutting Papers, 1900-1971

Collection number: 2008

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Saundra Taylor, December 1972, revised October 1973
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Myron Chester Nutting Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1900-1971
Collection number: 2008
Creator: Nutting, Myron Chester, 1890-1972
Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Myron Chester Nutting Papers (Collection 2008). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, memorabilia, genealogical material, clippings, manuscript material, and photographs of the paintings of Los Angeles artist Myron Nutting. Manuscripts include lectures, speeches, and notes by Nutting, holograph notes about him made by Edward Gordon Craig, and notes and personal observations made by his wife Muriel Nutting of James Joyce during the 1920s.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Nutting, Myron Chester, 1890-1972--Archives.
Painters--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Photographs.

Items Removed from Collection

Removed from collection for separate cataloging:
  • ATYS. Occasional Broadsheet of Art and Literature. Rome, published occasionally (no.1,
    Date: November 1918
    - vol.3, no.14,
    Date: December 1921
    ).

Related Material

An artist's life and travels [oral history transcript] / Myron C. Nutting, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, c. 1972. Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

 

Correspondence and Memorabilia

Box 1, Folder 1

Letters to M. Nutting, ca. 1898-1971.

Box 1, Folder 2

Letters to M. Nutting from Ramon Guthrie, 1951-1971.

Box 1, Folder 3

Letters to M. Nutting, n.d.

Box 1, Folder 4

Letters from Nutting, n.d.

Physical Description: [2 copies].
Box 1, Folder 5

Letters to Mrs. Nutting, ca. 1919-1930.

Box 1, Folder 6

Miscellaneous correspondence - letters from "Cham" to Nix on Masses letterhead.

Box 1, Folder 7

Council of Allied Artists - notes, roster of members, copies of Council News.

Box 1, Folder 8

Photographs.

Physical Description: [l0 pieces].
Box 1, Folder 9

Ephemera.

Physical Description: [4 pieces].
Box 1, Folder 10

Memorabilia.

Physical Description: [6 items].

Scope and Content Note

Includes: drawing (sketch) autograph book; diary volume, ca. 1902-03.
Box 1, Folder 11

Family memorabilia - notebook of MN's mother, Ida Carpenter.

Box 1, Folder 12

Nutting genealogy notes.

Physical Description: [3 notebooks].
 

Nutting Genealogy and Photographs of MN's Paintings

Box 2, Folder 1

Rev. John Keep Nutting, Nutting Geneology. A record of some of the descendants of John Nutting of Groton, Massachusetts. Syracuse, New York: Bardeen, 1908.

Physical Description: 277 leaves.
Box 2, Folder 2

Homer Brainard, Genealogy of First Four Generations and Names of Fifth Generation of Male Descendants of John Nutting of Groton Massachusetts. Faribualt, Minnesota: Walter Nutting, 1927.

Physical Description: 52 pieces.
 

Photographs of Myron Nutting's Paintings

Note

(for a discussion of the paintings, see Nutting Oral History volume 300/87)
Box 2, Folder 3

Almalfi and Rome, ca. 1914-18

Physical Description: [4 photos].
Box 2, Folder 4

Florence, 1914.

Physical Description: [2 photos].
Box 2, Folder 5

Munich, ca. 1913-14.

Physical Description: [3 photos].
Box 2, Folder 6

Corsica, ca. 1924.

Physical Description: [6 photos].
Box 2, Folder 7

Paris - portraits, ca. 1922-27.

Physical Description: [19 photos].
Box 2, Folder 8

Paris, ca. 1921-29.

Physical Description: [40 photos].
Box 2, Folder 9

Milwaukee, ca. 1933-39.

Physical Description: [26 photos].
Box 2, Folder 10

Los Angeles, ca. 1940-55.

Physical Description: [24 photos].
Box 2, Folders 11-12

Duplicates of above.

Physical Description: [102 photos].
 

Manuscript Materials

Box 3, Folder 1

Edward Gordon Craig - holograph notes about EGC.

Box 3, Folder 2

Carl Eppert - includes holograph sheet music; autographed photograph of Eppert; and clippings.

Physical Description: [10 pieces].
Box 3, Folder 3

James Joyce - holograph notes and research materials.

Box 3, Folders 4-5

Photocopies of above.

Box 3, Folder 6

M. Nutting manuscripts of lectures, speeches, and notes toward an autobiography.

Box 3, Folder 7

M. Nutting manuscript notes on various acquaintances - Wyndham Lewis, Elmer Rice, etc.

Box 3, Folder 8

Journey Through Shakespeare, 1926-1946. Printed, as a manuscript, by Mary O'Dwyer. Limited to 50 copies. Hollywood, 1946.

Creator/Collector: Boris Serge Glagolin, 1879- .
Physical Description: [Presentation copy].
Oversize box 4

2 scrapbooks of Myron C. Nutting clippings, ca. 1923-1958.