Special Collections Department
Florence Reynolds Collection related to
Jane Heap and The Little Review
Manuscript Collection Number: 258
Accessioned: Purchase, September 1991.
Extent: 5 linear ft.
Content: Correspondence, photographs, poetry, essays, translations short stories,
art work, books, magazines, research notes, scrapbook, jewelry, and taped interview.
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: 1991 -1992 by Anita A. Wellner.
Special Collections, University of Delaware Library
Newark, Delaware 19717-5267
Table of Contents
- Series I. Florence Reynolds Collection Related to Jane Heap and the Little Review, 1908 -1977
- Series II. Florence Reynolds Papers, 1881 - 1942
- Series III. Jane Purse Research Archive, 1879 - 1978
Biographical Note Scope and Content Note Series Outline
1 Series I. Florence Reynolds Collection Related to Jane Heap and The Little Review, 1908-1977 This series consists of the correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, artwork created by Jane Heap, copies of The Little Review, and other material collected by Florence Reynolds. Series I.1. Correspondence, 1908-1945 Includes letters written to Reynolds from Jane Heap, Margaret Anderson, Georgette LeBlanc, and Tom and Fritz Peters. Also included are letters written between 1940 and 1945 by Reynolds in America to Jane Heap in London. Also included are a telegram to The Little Review from Walter Gropius, a letter to Heap from László Moholy-Nagy, and a card to Heap from a group of her friends in Chicago. The letters are arranged in subseries by correspondent and then chronologically within subseries. F1- Letters, Jane Heap to Florence Reynolds, 1908-1926 21 The letters reflect the close friendship Heap and Reynolds shared, and discuss Heap's early writing and artwork. Enclosed in some of the letters written in 1908-1909 are drafts of poetry and fiction written by Heap. Letters from 1917-1926 discuss her relationship with Margaret Anderson, her work with The Little Review, finances, as well as mention Gurdjieff, Emma Goldman, Djuna Barnes, Gertrude Stein, and others. F1 1908 Aug Written from Topeka, Kansas, these letters discuss her family, art, and her attempts at writing. F2 1908 Sep Written from Topeka, Kansas these letters discuss the Kansas State Insane Asylum where her father worked, her family, and returning to school in Chicago. F3 1909 Jun-Jul 8 Written from Topeka to Reynolds in Chicago and Salt Lake City, Utah, these letters include two autograph poems written by Heap. F4 1909 Jul 11-23 Consists of letters written from Topeka, discussing painting, her family, and her relationship to Reynolds. Enclosed in the letters are portions of a poem later titled "Vagabond" and an allegory titled "Youth." 1 Series I. Reynolds Heap-Little Review (cont'd) Series I.1. Correspondence (cont'd) F5 1909 Jul 26-Nov Consists of letters discussing family, artwork, plans for the fall, and Marie Blanke (referred to as "James" in the letters). F6 [n.d.] Consists of autograph and typescript copies of poems and allegories composed by Heap. These probably originally were enclosed in the 1908-1909 letters. Includes pieces titled "Youth" and "Villanelle to the Rain." Untitled pieces concern death, love, art, being a vagabond, and an allegory of a knight and lady. 2 F7 1917 In addition to Heap's letters, this folder includes a form letter from Margaret Anderson expressing support for the anarchists Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman, as well as a clipping describing their trial for having urged rebellion against conscription. Heap mentioned the lawyer and patron-of-the-arts John Quinn, as well as Jack Reed. F8 1918 Mar-Aug Includes a letter from Margaret Anderson and drawings by Heap. The letters concern Anderson and The Little Review. F9 1918 Sep-Oct Letters concern World War I, Anderson, and The Little Review. F10 1918 Nov-Dec and  Includes drawings and a letter from Heap to "Jean." The letters mention Anderson, Djuna Barnes, and Heap's personal life. F11 1920 [Sep 1] Consists of an essay written by Heap on the Art Institute of Chicago. F12 1922 Apr-Jul Letters concern Anderson and The Little Review. F13 1922 Sep-Nov Written from Brookhaven, NY, these letters mention Ezra Pound, The Little Review, and Heap's personal life. 3 Series I. Reynolds Heap-Little Review (cont'd) Series I.1. Correspondence (cont'd) F14 1923 Oct Written from Brookhaven, NY, these letters include drawings by Anderson's nephews, Tom and Fritz Peters. F15 1924 Jan-Feb Written from New York, these letters discuss The Little Review, Tom and Fritz Peters, exhibitions, Gurdjieff, and mention Ernest Hemingway. An announcement for "Exposition dada Man Ray" is included. F16 1924 Jun-Jul The letters included in this folder originate from New York, Paris, and the ocean liner S.S. Berengania. Enclosed in Heap's letters are notes from Tom and Fritz Peters to Reynolds, as well as a portion of a letter to Heap from Anderson. The letters discuss Gurdjieff, the trip to Europe, and Heap's personal life. F17 1924 Aug-Dec Written from France and New York, these letters discuss Gurdjieff, Tom and Fritz Peters, and Heap's personal life, as well as mentioning Gertrude Stein, Juan Gris, and The Little Review. F18 1925 Jun-Jul Written from France and New York, letters discuss The Little Review and various expatriates in France. The letters include artwork and letters from Tom and Fritz Peters to Reynolds. F19 1925 Aug Written from France, these letters discuss The Little Review, Djuna Barnes, Gurdjieff, art exhibits, and Tristan Tzara. Included are photographs of Tom and Fritz Peters with Anderson and Heap. One photograph depicts Tom and Fritz doing a Gurdjieffian movement. Also includes a letter from Anderson to Reynolds. F20 1925 Sep-Dec Written from New York and France, these letters discuss Heap's travel plans, The Little Review, finances, and Gurdjieff, as well as mentioning Gertrude Stein. One letters bears an autograph note by Anderson. F21 1926 and [n.d.] Written from France and the ocean liner Olympic, these letters include a letter from Caesar (the young man who had provided secretarial support for The Little Review in Chicago), letters and artwork from Tom and Fritz Peters, and a copy of booklet, G. Gurdjieff's Institute for the Harmonious Development of Man. 4 Series I. Reynolds Heap-Little Review (cont'd) Series I.1. Correspondence (cont'd) F22 Letters, Florence Reynolds to Jane Heap, 1940-1945 -30 This series of folders contains letters written by Reynolds to Heap during World War II. These letters were returned to Reynolds' niece, Florence Mack Treseder, by Jane Heap's literary executor, Michael Currer-Briggs in 1976 (see F104 for correspondence related to this). These letters detail Florence Reynolds' daily life, discuss the war, and include transcribed portions of letters written to Reynolds by others. F22 1940 Apr-Aug Written from Hollywood, California, these letters include transcriptions from the letters of others, discuss the war, Reynolds' health, Andrebrook (the New York boarding school where Reynolds taught), and her daily life. F23 1940 Sep-Dec Written from Hollywood, California and Andrebrook, the letters mention the war, Andrebrook, and Anderson. F24 1941 Jan-May Written from Andrebrook, the letters discuss daily life, the war, and Anderson. The April 18th letter is written by Reynolds on the verso of a letter from Margaret Anderson to Reynolds. F25 1941 Jun-Dec Written from Andrebrook and Hollywood, these letters include transcriptions from the letters of others, and discussions of the war and Anderson. F26 1942 Jan-Jun Written from Andrebrook, Tarrytown, NY, and Hollywood, the letters discuss the closing of Andrebrook and the war. F27 1942 Jul-Oct Written from Hollywood, news of the war and details of daily life fill the letters. F28 1944 Written from New York and Hollywood, these letters discuss the war, part time jobs in New York, her family, and mention Anderson. F29 1945 Jan-Apr Written from Hollywood, these letters mention the war and family concerns. 4 Series I. Reynolds Heap-Little Review (cont'd) Series I.1. Correspondence (cont'd) F30 [n.d.] Consists of several miniature Birthday, Easter, and Christmas cards from Reynolds to Heap. F31 Letters, Margaret Anderson to Reynolds, 1917-1924 -35 These folders contain letters written by Anderson from a variety of locations to Florence Reynolds. The letters discuss The Little Review, Jane Heap, Gurdjieff, writing her autobiography, and her home with Heap in Brookhaven. F31 1917-1918 Mar Written from New York and Chicago, these letters discuss The Little Review and Jane Heap. F32 1918 Aug Written from Brookhaven, these letters discuss Heap and include a sketch by Heap. F33 1918 Sep-Oct Written from Brookhaven, these letters discuss Heap and their house in Brookhaven. F34 1922-1927 Written from New York and France, these letters discuss her autobiography, Heap, and Gurdjieff. Included with these letters are a letter written to Heap concerning Anderson's sister, Lois, and carbon copies of a letter from Anderson to Dr. Sigmund Krumholz about Lois. Also included is a carbon of a letter to a Mr. Granovsky. F35 [n.d.] Consists of an autograph note reading: "We saw Mary Garden This is not Life This is Immortality." 5 F36 Letters, Georgette LeBlanc to Reynolds, [n.d.] Georgette LeBlanc was a close friend and companion of Margaret Anderson until LeBlanc's death in 1941. These two letters, written in French, regard the biographical material about LeBlanc which Florence Reynolds was translating into English. A copy of the translation done by Reynolds is included with the letters. Also included here is a transcript of a note written by LeBlanc to Reynolds (dated 5-9-41) with a footnote of explanation by Reynolds. This note was originally laid in a 1931 French edition of LeBlanc's Souvenirs which has been cataloged for the printed collections in Special Collections. Also included is a clipping of the October 29, 1941 obituary for LeBlanc from The New York Times, which was originally laid in a copy of The Blue Bird for Children (cataloged for the printed collections of Special Collections). 5 Series I. Reynolds Heap-Little Review (cont'd) Series I.1. Correspondence (cont'd) F37 Correspondence between Isaac Sidel and Reynolds, 1922 This correspondence concerns the payment of salary to Sidel for work on The Little Review. Reynolds paid the salary. F38 Telegram, Walter Gropius to The Little Review, 1927 Feb 10 This telegram concerns his arrival in New York. F39 Letter, László Moholy-Nagy to Jane Heap, 1927 Apr 21 This letter concerns the return of his artwork following an exhibition of his work in New York arranged by Heap. F40 Card, Chicago Group to Jane Heap, 1932 Jun 22 Consists of a birthday card created for Jane Heap by a number of her friends from the "Chicago group," including Reynolds, Olive [Garnet], Bessie, Jim (Marie Blanke), and Betty. Series I.2. Photographs, 1908-1947 Consists of photographs of Jane Heap, Florence Reynolds, Margaret Anderson, Tom and Fritz Peters, Georgette LeBlanc, Mary Garden, Andrebrook, the Brookhaven homes of Heap and Anderson, and many of the Chicago group of friends. Many of these photographs were probably sent to Reynolds from Heap and Anderson. The photographs are grouped by time periods and/or by persons. F41 Jane Heap and Chicago Friends, 1908-1909 Includes Jane Heap, Florence Reynolds, Esther and Marie Blanke, Elsa Koop, and Olive Garnet. 29 items F42 Jane Heap and "Blanke & Heap's Nickel Theatre," [n.d.] Includes Heap, Olive Garnet, Elsa Koop, Marie Blanke, and Florence Reynolds in costume for plays staged at the Blanke & Heap's Nickel Theatre in Chicago. 10 items F43 Jane Heap, 1911-1922 Includes photographs of Heap in 1911 with her grandparents, as well as photographs of Heap (some with Margaret Anderson and Elsa Koop) at Brookhaven, New York in 1918 and 1922. 18 items F44 Heap and Anderson's Houses and Cats, 1918 and [n.d.] Includes images of their home in Brookhaven, Heap's pet cats, a house in Brookhaven they hoped to restore, and a tree house at Brookhaven. Heap's letters to Reynolds make reference to these places and cats. 20 items 5 Series I. Reynolds Heap-Little Review (cont'd) Series I.2. Photographs (cont'd) F45 Jane Heap, [n.d.] A portrait of Jane Heap. 1 item F46 Mary Garden, [n.d.] Consists of a photograph of Mary Garden, a singer idolized by Florence Reynolds and friend of Heap and Anderson. 1 item F47 Olive Garnet, [n.d.] Consists of a photograph of a portrait of Olive Garnet as painted by Marie Blanke. 1 item F48 Elsa Koop, [n.d.] Includes five photographs of Elsa Koop. One includes her parents. 5 items F49 Margaret Anderson, Georgette LeBlanc, Tom and Fritz Peters, 1918-1940 Includes photographs of Anderson, her nephews, Tom and Fritz Peters, Georgette LeBlanc, Caesar, and Linda Peters (sister to Tom and Fritz). The photographs of LeBlanc were taken in France in 1940. F50 Jane Heap, Margaret Anderson, Tom and Fritz Peters, 1915-1916 and [n.d.] Includes photographs of Heap, Anderson, and Tom and Fritz Peters during the summer of 1915 when they all camped at Lake Bluff and in 1916 when they lived together in Edgewater. These photographs are tipped into a booklet. The photographs with no dates were taken while on an ocean liner. 39 items F51 Florence Reynolds and Jane Heap, 1911-1934 Includes photographs of Jane Heap in Topeka, Kansas in 1911; in Germany in 1934; at North Lake in 1920; and with Esther and Marie Blanke and Elsa Koop in 1920. The Topeka and Germany photographs probably were taken during Reynolds' visits with Heap. 7 items F52 Florence Reynolds, 1940-1947 Includes two color slides of Reynolds which were originally enclosed with an autograph card (ca. 1940). Also includes photographs of Reynolds taken in 1941 at Andrebrook, as well as photographs of Reynolds taken in the London garden of Heap and Elspeth Champcommunal during her final visit to see Heap in 1947. 5 items 6 Series I. Reynolds Heap-Little Review (cont'd) Series I.3. Manuscripts Written By Heap, Anderson, Reynolds, and Ellis, 1908-1922 Consists of essays, plays, stories, poetry, translations, and reviews written by Heap, Anderson, and Reynolds, some of which were published in The Little Review. Also includes two plays, one written by Heap and another written by Mrs. Havelock Ellis. The series is arranged alphabetically by the author of the manuscripts. F53 Manuscripts by Margaret Anderson, 1914-1916 -54 Consists of one review and one essay written by Margaret Anderson for The Little Review. F53 "Forbes-Robertson's Hamlet," 1914 Nov Typescript signed review of Forbes-Robertson's theatre performance of Hamlet. Published in the November 1914 (v. 1, no. 8) issue of The Little Review. F54 "The Splendor and the Beauty," 1914 Jun Autograph draft of a thirty-three page essay titled "The Splendor and the Beauty" which was published in the June 1914 (v. 1, no. 4) issue of The Little Review as "Incense and Splendor." This draft has a note attached which reads, "Miss Reynolds: This is, so far as I'm concerned, the highest appreciation possible. April 6, 1916." F55 Manuscript by Mrs. Havelock Ellis, [n.d.] Consists of a typescript carbon copy of a one act play titled "The Pixy." This may have been written for and/or performed at "Blanke and Heap's Nickel Theatre" or submitted for publication in The Little Review. F56 Manuscripts by Jane Heap, 1908-1918 -63 Includes poetry, reviews, two plays, and a story written by Jane Heap. Several of the pieces were published in The Little Review. F56 ["The Nine! Exhibit"], 1915 Jul Consists of an untitled typescript of a review which was published as "The Nine! Exhibit" in the July 1915 (v. 2, no. 4) issue of The Little Review. F57 ["Potatoes in a Cellar"], 1916 May Consists of typescript essay on the Art Institute of Chicago. It was published in the May 1916 (v. 3, no. 3) issue of The Little Review. 6 Series I. Reynolds Heap-Little Review (cont'd) Series I.3. Manuscripts (cont'd) F58 "Poem to Mother...",  Consists of an autograph poem signed "Jatty." The verso of the poem bears an autograph note from Margaret Anderson noting, "The poem! --forgotten by your rogue son." Jane Heap frequently referred to Florence Reynolds as "mother" in her letters after 1917. Also included here are two photocopies of photographs taken of Heap in 1918. F59 [Untitled Poem], [n.d.] Consists of a typescript poem signed "R.G." Jane Heap occasionally signed these initials to her material which was published in The Little Review. F60 "Sunday Morning," [n.d.] Consists of a typescript poem. F61 [Untitled Story], [1908-1909] Consists of an autograph essay describing the Topeka State Hospital grounds and buildings. Jane Heap grew up exploring the grounds and facilities while her father worked there. F62 [Untitled Play], [n.d.] Consists of a typescript play described as a "tale of the Cheikh Abdallah of Damascus, his unfaithful wife, and the black Nigger." Attached to the typescript is an autograph note from Heap to the "censor" asking that "this harmless play pass..." which suggests that the play was mailed from Europe during World War II. F63 "Pyg-male-one," [n.d.] Autograph play which Heap may have written for performance by the Blanke & Heap's Nickel Theatre. It is subtitled "A Romancid by O. Pshaw and A. Hammer and Monkey Wrench." F64 Manuscripts by Florence Reynolds, 1921-1925 -68 Consists of five translations of the works of several French writers, including Francis Picabia, Benjamin Péret, Jean Crotti, and Fernand Léger. For another translation by Reynolds see F36 for her translation of biographical material about Georgette LeBlanc. F64 "Fumigations,"  Consists of a typescript of Reynolds' translation from the French of Francis Picabia's "Fumigations." Published in the Autumn 1921 (v. 8, no. 1) issue of The Little Review. 6 Series I. Reynolds Heap-Little Review (cont'd) Series I.3. Manuscripts (cont'd) F65 "Hair in the Eyes," 1925 Apr 23 Typescript of Reynolds' translation from the French of an essay by Benjamin Péret. F66 "Tabu,"  Consists of a typescript of Reynolds' translation from the French of Jean Crotti's "Tabu." Also includes a brief translator's note. It was published in the Spring 1922 (v. 8, no. 2) issue of The Little Review. F67 "The Esthetics of the Machine: Manufactured Objects Artisan and Artist," 1923 May Consists of an untitled typescript of Reynolds' translation of Fernand Léger's essay on the aesthetics of the machine. Published in the Autumn-Winter 1923-1924 (v. 9, no. 4) issue of The Little Review. F68 [Untitled Fragment], [n.d.] Untitled page of typescript. Possibly material related to Reynolds' translation of LeBlanc material or another French writer. Series I.4. Material Related to The Little Review, 1914-1961 The Reynolds collection originally included a complete run of The Little Review, lacking only two issues: Spring 1924 (v. 10, no. 1) and the 1927 Supplement which was volume 12. All issues of The Little Review, along with An Index to The Little Review, 1914-1929 (New York Public Library, 1961) and The Little Review Anthology (edited by Margaret Anderson, 1953) have been removed from the manuscript collection and cataloged with printed materials in Special Collections. Other material in this series includes color slides of The Little Review magazine covers, an article for the magazine, a cover proof for the final issue, and clippings related to The Little Review. 6 Series I. Reynolds Heap-Little Review (cont'd) Series I.4. Little Review (cont'd) No Issues of The Little Review, 1914-1929 F#s The following is a complete list of all issues of The Little Review which were published. In addition to an irregular publishing schedule, there were many errors in numbering the issues. This manuscript collection originally contained all issues except for two: Spring 1924 (v. 10, no. 1) and the 1927 Supplement: Machine-Age Exposition, May 16-28, 1927 (v. 12). Note: All issues of The Little Review have been transferred to the print collections of Special Collections. Volume I 1 March 1914 2 April 1914 3 May 1914 4 June 1914 5 July 1914 6 September 1914 7 October 1914 8 November 1914 9 December 1914 10 January 1915 11 February 1915 Volume II 1 March 1915 2 April 1915 3 May 1915 4 June-July 1915 5 August 1915 6 September 1915 7 October 1915 8 November 1915 9 December 1915 10 January-February 1916 Volume III 1 March 1916 2 April 1916 3 May 1916 4 June-July 1916 5 August 1916 6 September 1916 (San Francisco issue) 7 November 1916 8 January 1917 9 March 1917 10 April 1917 6 Series I. Reynolds Heap-Little Review (cont'd) Series I.4. Little Review (cont'd) Volume IV 1 May 1917 2 June 1917 3 July 1917 4 August 1917 5 September 1917 6 October 1917 7 November 1917 8 December 1917 9 January 1918 (incorrectly numbered volume V) 10 February 1918 (incorrectly numbered volume V) 11 March 1918 (incorrectly numbered volume V) 12 April 1918 (incorrectly numbered volume V) Volume V 1 May 1918 (incorrectly numbered volume VI) 2 June 1918 (American Number)(incorrectly numbered volume VI) 3 July 1918 4 August 1918 (Henry James Number) 5 September 1918 6 October 1918 7 November 1918 (Ezra Pound Number) 8 December 1918 (American Number) 9 January 1919 10/11 February-March 1919 (Rémy de Gourmont Number) 12 April 1919 (incorrectly numbered issue number 11) Volume VI 1 May 1919 2 June 1919 3 July 1919 4 August 1919 5 September 1919 6 October 1919 7 November 1919 8 December 1919 9 January 1920 10 March 1920 11 April 1920 Volume VII 1 May-June 1920 (W.H. Hudson Number) 2 July-August 1920 3 September-December 1920 4 January-March 1921 6 Series I. Reynolds Heap-Little Review (cont'd) Series I.4. Little Review (cont'd) Volume VIII 1 Autumn 1921 (Brancusi Number) 2 Spring 1922 (Picabia Number) Volume IX 1 Autumn 1922 (Stella Number) 2 Winter 1922 (Miscellany Number) 3 Spring 1923 (Exiles' Number) 4 Autumn 1923-Winter 1924 (French Number) Volume X 2 Autumn 1924-Winter 1925 (Juan Gris Number) Volume XI 1 Spring 1925 2 Winter 1926 (Theatre Number, International Theatre Exposition, New York) Volume XII 1 Spring-Summer 1926 2 Spring, May 1929 (Confessions and Letters, Final Number) No The Little Review Anthology, 1953 F# Edited by Margaret Anderson (New York: Hermitage House, Inc., 1953). Transferred to the printed collection. No An Index to The Little Review, 1914-1929, 1961 F# Edited by Kenneth A. Lohr and Eugene P. Sheehy (New York: The New York Public Library, 1961). Transferred to the printed collection. F69 Covers for The Little Review, [n.d.] Consists of twenty-five color slides depicting the covers of various issues of The Little Review. Includes several depictions of back covers. 6 Series I. Reynolds Heap-Little Review (cont'd) Series I.4. Little Review (cont'd) F70 Eluard's "Le Génie Sans Miroir," [n.d.] Consists of tear sheets of Paul Eluard's article, "Le Genie Sans Miroir." The article, written in French, bears an autograph note from Margaret Anderson to Florence Reynolds stating, "Think we really ought to have this translated for the L.R. Don't you want to do it?" Also includes tear sheets for "Poëmes de Fons." F71 Final Number Cover, 1929 Consists of an oversize proof for the front cover of the final number of The Little Review. It bears some autograph corrections. F72 Machine-Age Supplement, 1927 Consists a of photocopy of the Machine-Age Exposition Catalogue which was a supplement of The Little Review. Jane Heap helped to organize this exhibition. F73 International Theatre Exposition Catalogue, 1926 Consists of a copy of the International Theatre Exposition Catalogue published in New York in 1926. This exposition was organized by Friedrich Kiesler and Jane Heap. The back inside cover displays a full page advertisement for The Little Review and The Little Review Gallery, which was created by Heap. The Winter 1926 "Theatre Number" of The Little Review is based on this exposition. Laid in is an announcement for the American premiere of Marcel L'Herbier's film, "The New Enchantment," which features Georgette LeBlanc-Maeterlinck. F74 "International Exposition New Systems of Architecture," 1927 Consists of a draft of the catalogue for the International Exposition New Systems of Architecture, held in New York in 1927. F75 Clippings Related to Heap, Anderson, and The Little Review, 1911-1929 Consists of clippings collected by Florence Reynolds related to Heap, Anderson, and The Little Review. Included are reviews and comments about The Little Review, reviews of Jane Heap's art work and the exhibitions which she organized in connection with The Little Review, and articles on a variety of subjects, including Dada, surrealism, Georgette LeBlanc, Emma Goldman, James Joyce (written by Djuna Barnes), and George Antheil. Some articles bear autograph notes by Reynolds, Anderson, or Heap. Also included is a letter from Mary Ethel McAuley concerning a Pittsburgh Dispatch article. Four clippings, one of which bears an autograph note written by Margaret Anderson, are housed in the oversize section. 7 Series I. Reynolds Heap-Little Review (cont'd) Series I.5. Artwork Created by Jane Heap, 1914- 1941 Includes several pieces of jewelry, cards, a bookplate, watercolor illustration, and a collage. These items were made by Heap for Florence Reynolds. Also includes material related to the catalogue for an exhibition of Heap's watercolor drawings in 1914. Another example of Heap's artwork is contained in The Blue Bird for Children, which includes a bookplate designed by Heap for Florence Mack Treseder (Florence Reynolds' niece). F76 Jewelry by Jane Heap, [n.d.] Consists of one gilded Unicorn pin, one ring with one aquamarine and two amethyst settings (a second aquamarine stone is missing), and one pendant with either a diamond or brilliant setting plus a coral drop. Each of these pieces was handcrafted by Jane Heap for Reynolds. Also included with these pieces is an enamel locket set with a single pearl. The locket contains two pictures, one of which includes Elsa Koop. The other women are unidentified. F77 Cards and Bookplate by Heap, 1914 and [n.d.] Consists of one black ink bookplate for Florence Reynolds, a postcard with a watercolor scene, a small watercolor attached to a blank card, and a watercolor greeting to Reynolds. F78 Watercolor Illustration, 1941 Consists of one watercolor illustration titled "Spatule Rose." The verso bears an autograph note by Florence Reynolds, "From Jane Heap Christmas 1941 from England." F79 Catalogue...Exhibition of Water-Colour Drawings by Jane Heap, 1914 Consists of the autograph manuscript of Ferdinand Schevil's text for his remarks included in the brochure, "Catalogue of an Exhibition of Water-Colour Drawings by Jane Heap." Also includes a copy of the brochure. The exhibition was held October 19-31, 1914 at The Artist's Guild Galleries, Chicago, and featured 24 watercolors by Heap. F80 Paper Collage, [n.d.] Consists of a framed collage created from colored paper. The collage forms a picture of flowers in a pot. Housed in the oversize section. 7 Series I. Reynolds Heap-Little Review (cont'd) Series I.6. Printed Material Related to Jane Heap and The Little Review, 1910-1977 Includes a number of books, magazines, a broadside and a pamphlet related to Jane Heap and/or The Little Review. Includes issues of The New Yorker, Dial, Horizon, Twice a Year, and Theatre Arts Monthly. Includes books written by Georgette LeBlanc and given to Florence Reynolds' sister, Hattie Mack, as well as books collected by Florence Reynolds. A few later items may have been added by Jane Purse. Note: Several items have been cataloged and transferred to the printed collections in Special Collections. F81 "The Cordon," [n.d.] One copy of the bylaws for a Chicago organization of women of which Jane Heap was a member. An autograph note on the front page indicates that this brochure was "found in April 1916 Little Review." According to the bylaws the Cordon was, "formed for the purpose of establishing a common meeting ground for lovers of independence and self-expression, whose vocations permit excursions beyond domestic bounds" (page 1). F82 Blanke and Heap's Nickel Theatre, 1910 Broadside for a performance of the play, "American History 1" at Blanke & Heap's Nickel Theatre. F83 The New Yorker, 1974 Jun 3 Consists of the June 3, 1974 issue of The New Yorker which contains an article about Margaret Anderson written by Janet Flanner titled "A Life on a Cloud." The article and cover bear notes by Jane Purse. F84 The Dial, 1920-1923 Consists of the June 1920, September 1920, and December 1923 issues of The Dial, edited by Scofield Thayer. These issues were collected by Florence Reynolds. Issues removed to Box 11. F85 Theatre Arts Monthly, 1927 Consists of the November 1927 issue of Theatre Arts Monthly, edited by Edith J.R. Isaacs. F86 Horizon, 1946-1948 Consists of the April 1946, May 1946, July 1946, October 1946, November 1946, February 1947, April 1947, October 1947, and March 1948 issues of Horizon: A Review of Literature and Art, edited by Cyril Connolly. Issues removed to Box 11. 8 Series I. Reynolds Heap-Little Review (cont'd) Series I.6. Printed Material (cont'd) F87 Twice a Year, 1938 Fall-Winter First issue (Fall-Winter 1938) of Twice a Year, edited by Dorothy Norman. Issue removed to Box 11. F88 Playbill of "Exiles," 1977 May Playbill for a performance of the James Joyce play, "Exiles," by the Circle Repertory Company at the New York Theatre. F89 Books Written by Georgette LeBlanc belonging to Hattie Mack or Florence Reynolds Mack, 1914-1931 Consists of three books written by LeBlanc which have been cataloged and transferred to the printed collections of Special Collections. Two books belonged to Hattie Reynolds Mack (sister of Florence Reynolds) and one was given to Florence Reynolds Mack (Hattie Mack's daughter and Florence Reynolds' niece). LeBlanc, Georgette. Souvenirs (1895-1918). Paris: Grasset, 1931. Inscribed to Hattie R. Mack by LeBlanc. See F35 for a typed note, originally laid in this copy. LeBlanc, Georgette. Nos Chiens. Paris: Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle, 1919. Copy of Hattie Mack. See F35 for a clipping of an obituary for LeBlanc which was originally laid in this copy. LeBlanc, Georgette. The Blue Bird for Children. Boston: Silver Burdett & Co., 1914. Inscribed "From Mother Christmas 1914." Contains the bookplate of Florence R. Mack designed by Heap. F90 Books Belonging to Florence Reynolds, 1930-1946 Consists of four books belonging to Florence Reynolds. These books have been cataloged and transferred to the printed collections of Special Collections. Autour du Lac d'Annecy. Versailles: Edition A. Bourdier, [n.d.]. Possibly acquired during Reynolds' European travels with Jane Heap. Caruso, Dorothy. Enrico Caruso: His Life and Death. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1945. Inscribed to Florence Reynolds by the author, May 1, 1945. After Georgette LeBlanc's death, Margaret Anderson met Dorothy Caruso aboard ship on a return to America and the two became close companions. Anderson, Margaret. My Thirty Years' War. New York: Covici, Friede Publishers, 1930. Inscribed to "mother" from the author. Joyce, James. Ulysses. New York: Random House, 1946.8 Series II. Florence Reynolds' Papers, 1881-1942 Consists of photographs, correspondence, a scrapbook, and ephemera related to the Reynolds family. Also includes a birth certificate for Florence Reynolds and a life sketch of her father, Montgomery A. Reynolds. Series II.1. Correspondence, 1884-1906 Includes letters to Florence Reynolds or her sister, Hattie Reynolds Mack; some of which concern the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. Also includes a New Years greeting card from Turner & Reynolds. Arranged chronologically. F91 Turner & Reynolds New Years Card, 1884 Consists of a printed New Years greeting card from the firm of Turner & Reynolds. Florence Reynolds' father was a partner in this firm. F92 Paul Jordan Smith to Hattie Mack, [n.d.] Consists of one letter. F93 Raymond Masson to Florence and Hattie Reynolds, 1902 One letter concerning a visit made by the Reynolds sisters to Los Angeles and Masson's calling card. F94 Letters Regarding the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906 Consists of four letters and two postcards from several San Francisco friends and relatives of Florence Reynolds who survived the 1906 earthquake. Includes letters from her cousin, H.O. Jackson; Florence Grant; Grace; and Alice. The letters describe the havoc of the earthquake and resulting fires. Enclosed in one of the letters was an oversize photograph of a view of San Francisco after the disaster. This photograph is housed in the oversize section. Series II.2. Photographs, 1881-1940 Includes photographs of Florence Reynolds, her sister, parents, an aunt, and others. The arrangement of the photographs into particular folders was dictated by the envelopes in which the photographs were originally housed. These envelopes bear information about the photographs and are kept with each folder. F95 Florence Reynolds and Family, 1881-1909 Includes photographs of Florence Reynolds in California and Hawaii (see also F98), as well as pictures of her as a child and baby. 13 items F96 Florence Reynolds and Family, 1901-1928 Includes photographs of Florence Reynolds, her sister, and her father, as well as a note describing Florence Reynolds' personality (possibly by Florence Treseder?). 23 items 8 Series II. Florence Reynolds' Papers (cont'd) Series II.2. Photographs (cont'd) F97 Florence Reynolds and Others, 1940s Consists of photographs of Florence Reynolds at Andrebrook and her sister's home in California. Also includes an envelope for The Irving School. 11 items F98 Florence Reynolds' Homes, Graduation, Andrebrook, and Travels, 1901-1926 Consists of photographs of Florence Reynolds' family home at 5543 Lakewood Avenue, Chicago; her sister's home at 1523 Carson Avenue, Hollywood, California (where Florence lived on numerous occasions); as well as photographs of her graduation in 1901 from the Lewis Institute and at Andrebrook in 1926. Also included here is a tear sheet of a picture of Florence and her sister Hattie during a trip to Hawaii (see also F95). 9 items F99 Florence Reynolds' Family, 1800s-1915 Consists of photographs of her father, Montgomery Reynolds; her mother, Emma Turner Reynolds; her stepmother, Carrie Reynolds; H.B. and Martha Ranney; and her aunt, Josephine Henderson. 12 items Series II.3. Family Documents, 1901-1942 Consists of Florence Reynolds' birth certificate, an autobiographical sketch written by Montgomery A. Reynolds, Hattie Reynolds Mack's address book, and Florence Reynolds' scrapbook for July-December of 1901. F100 Birth Certificate for Florence Reynolds, 1942 Consists of a copy of Florence Reynolds' birth certificate issued September 4, 1942. It documents her birth date as February 12, 1879. F101 Montgomery A. Reynolds Life Sketch, 1918 Consists of a typescript of an autobiographical sketch which Montgomery Reynolds wrote and signed December 15, 1918. F102 Hattie Reynolds Mack Address Book, 1913-1951 Consists of Hattie Mack's address book which contains addresses for Anderson, Jane Heap (several), Florence Reynolds, Elsa Koop, and the Blankes. Also has bits of information recorded by Hattie Mack, including a description of Florence Reynolds' death. 9 Series II. Florence Reynolds' Papers (cont'd) Series II.3. Family Documents (cont'd) No Florence Reynolds' Scrapbook, 1901 Jul-Dec F Consists of a scrapbook kept by Florence Reynolds during the summer and fall of 1901 during which she and her stepmother visited relatives in Salt Lake City, Utah. They were the guests of Dr. and Mrs. William F. Mack (Florence's sister and brother-in-law) and Judge and Mrs. H.P. Henderson (Florence's aunt). The scrapbook includes clippings, invitations, theatre programs, correspondence, game cards for social events, personal calling cards, and photographs of Florence Reynolds and Hattie Mack. This scrapbook documents the social life of a young woman in the United States during the early 20th century. 10 No Florence Reynolds' Notebook, 1908-1992 F Consists of loose-leaf notebook kept by Florence Reynolds from 1908 until her death in 1949. Includes clippings, transcripts of letters from friends (including several letters from Jane Heap during World War II) and family, copied quotations from books, three photographs (one includes Jane Heap) of friends from Chicago, addresses of family, records of the Reynolds' family geneology, notes on topics of philosophy and religion, copies of poems, obituaries, and other items gathered by Reynolds. A few notations have been added by Reynolds' niece, Florence Treseder. 11 Series III. Jane Purse Research Archive, 1879-1978 Consists of research material related to Florence Reynolds, Jane Heap, and The Little Review. During the 1970s Jane Purse, in collaboration with David Gregory, pursued research toward the publication of a book about Jane Heap and The Little Review. The research archive includes correspondence, audio tapes of an interview with Florence Mack Treseder (niece of Florence Reynolds), research notes, photographs, and photocopies. The arrangement generally corresponds to Jane Purse's original arrangement of the material. Series III.1. Interview with Florence Mack Treseder, 1976 Feb 2 F103 Florence Mack Treseder Interview, 1976 Consists of two cassette tapes of an interview of Mrs. Treseder conducted on February 2, 1976 by Jane Purse and David Greggory. The interview concerned Mrs. Treseder's aunt, Florence Reynolds, and her relationship with Jane Heap. 11 Series III. Jane Purse Research Archive (cont'd) Series III.2. Correspondence and Research Notes, 1971-1978 Includes correspondence among Jane Purse, Florence Mack Treseder, and individuals or institutions who could provide information or resources related to Jane Heap and/or The Little Review. F104 Correspondence with Michael Currer-Briggs, 1976-1978 Consists of letters from Currer-Briggs in London (colleague of Heap's in the Gurdjieff work and literary executor of the Jane Heap estate) to Jane Purse, David Greggory, and Florence Mack Treseder. Also includes carbon copies of letters to Currer-Briggs and a copy of information about Jane Heap as described by Currer-Briggs and Chloe Champcommunal (daughter of Elspeth Champcommunal, Heap's longtime companion). Currer-Briggs was responsible for the return of the letters written by Florence Reynolds to Jane Heap from 1940-1945 to Mrs. Treseder. Enclosed in Currer-Briggs' December 3, 1976 letter are two photographs of Florence Reynolds taken by him in 1947 at the home of Elspeth Champcommunal during Reynolds' final visit to Jane Heap. The letters from Currer-Briggs reveal much about Jane Heap's life in London. F105 Correspondence Toward a Book, 1971-1978 Consists of correspondence among Jane Purse, David Greggory, and various individuals seeking information about Jane Heap and The Little Review. The information was being gathered in order to publish a book on Heap and The Little Review. The folder includes letters from Margaret Anderson, Fred Galloway, Rosalind Meyer, Lois Karinsky (Margaret Anderson's sister and the mother of Tom and Fritz Peters), Coburn Britton, Jean Palmer, and James Kraft. The letters include information about Charles "Caesar" Zwaska (see F21), Lois Karinsky, and The Little Review. F106 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Madison, 1976 Mar-Oct Consists of correspondence with several University librarians concerning The Little Review Archive at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Includes a photocopy of the inventory for the collection and copies of selected letters from the archive. Also includes correspondence with Jackson R. Bryer (a copy of his dissertation "A Trial-Track for Racers: Margaret Anderson and The Little Review" has been removed to Box 11) and copies of letters to the University of Wisconsin from Mathilda Hill; both of whom were using Wisconsin's archive for research on Margaret Anderson and The Little Review. 11 Series III. Jane Purse Research Archive (cont'd) Series III.2. Correspondence and Research (cont'd) F107 Topeka, Kansas and Heap Family Research, 1879-1978 -108 Includes photographs, research notes, photocopies of documents, and other material gathered by Jane Purse during her research related to the Heap family during their life in Kansas. F107 Photographs, 1879-1976 Consists of three photographs of the Heap family residence at 510 Buchanan Street, Topeka, Kansas (taken in 1976 by Jane Purse); five photographs of the Insane Hospital, Topeka, Kansas (one is dated 1879) reproduced from the archive of The Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka; and one photograph (see oversize section) of a map of Topeka, Kansas. Also includes several negatives and a photocopy of a story written by Heap in which she describes the Insane Hospital (see F61 for the original). During her visit to the hospital in May 1976, Jane Purse used this story to orient herself. The envelope in which Purse organized this material bears autograph notes by Purse and is housed in this folder. F108 Correspondence and Research Notes, 1976-1978 Consists of typescript notes recorded by Purse during her 1976 trip to Topeka, Kansas, where she gathered information about Jane Heap and her family. Also includes correspondence with Philip Tilghman, Assistant Librarian at Washburn University of Topeka; with the Demographic Services Office of the Topeka Public Schools; with Margaret Briggs of the Kansas State Historical Society; with Elizabeth C.M. Baxendale of the Topeka State Hospital; and with George W. Clark (son of Edna Clark who was Jane Heap's sister). Further includes photocopies of school records for Jane Heap and her siblings, information about George Heap (Jane's father), and photocopies of information regarding Topeka, Topeka State Hospital (formerly the Insane Hospital), and Jane Heap's brother. F109 Miscellaneous Research Material, 1970-1978 Consists of photocopies, clippings, research notes, and articles. Includes photocopies of letters from Solita Solano and Margaret Anderson, biographical information about Anderson (including obituaries), a photocopy of Heap's "Potatoes in the Cellar" (see F57 for original), a chronology of Heap's contributions to The Little Review, reviews of books written by Margaret Anderson (with a note from Helen Deutsch about an article), and a quote form Prose related to Anderson. 11 Series III. Jane Purse Research Archive (cont'd) Series III.3. Books Collected by Jane Purse for Research Related to Jane Heap and The Little Review, 1928-1975 The entire manuscript collection originally included five books related to Georges I. Gurdjieff, three books related to Ezra Pound, two books related to American expatriates in Paris, two books about Chicago, and one book concerning The Dial. Only the books related to Gurdjieff have been kept with this collection (see Box 11); other titles may be found in the general stacks of Morris Library. F110 Books Collected by Jane Purse, 1928-1975 12 Books Kept With Collection Anderson, Margaret. The Unknowable Gurdjieff. New York: Samuel Weiser, Inc., 1975. Copy of Jane Purse, with autograph notes by Purse in the back. De Hartmann, Thomas. Our Life With Mr. Gurdjieff. Baltimore: Penguin Books, Inc., 1972. Copy of Jane Purse, with autograph notes in the back. Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch. Views from the Real World: Early Talks in Moscow, Essentuki, Tiflis, Berlin, London, Paris, New York, and Chicago as Recollected by his Pupils. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1975. Peters, Fritz. Boyhood with Gurdjieff. Baltimore: Penguin Books, Inc., 1973. Copy of Jane Purse, with autograph notes in the back. Peters, Fritz. Gurdjieff Remembered. New York: Samuel Weiser, Inc., 1974. Copy of Jane Purse, with autograph notes in the back and a laid-in note. Cataloged for the Stacks Norman, Charles. Ezra Pound. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1960. Copy of Jane Purse, with autograph notes in the back. Series III. Jane Purse Research Archive (cont'd) Series III.3. Books Collected by Purse (cont'd) Books Removed from the Collection (copies available in stacks) Duffey, Bernard. The Chicago Renaissance in American Letters: A Critical History. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, Publisher, 1972. Markers for pages 189-193, 201-202, 207, 239, and 243. With a quote from Prose laid in (removed to F109) and the following notes in the back, "Maurice Browne 239," "Heap's role 243," and "Sherwood Anderson (L/R) 201-202." Huddleston, Sisley. Paris Salons, Cafes, Studios. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1928. Copy of Jane Purse. Joost, Nicholas. Years of Transition: The Dial 1912- 1920. Barre, Mass.: Barre Publishers, 1967. Markers for pages 14-15, 26-27, 50-51, 66, 161, 166-167, 168-169, 170-171, 214-215, 236-237, 246-247, 248-249, 250-251, 252-253, 254-255, 256-257, 258-259, 260-261, 262, 301. Mayer, Harold M. and Richard C. Wade. Chicago: Growth of a Metropolis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1969. Markers for pages 164-165 and 380-381. Pound, Ezra. Selected Poems. New York: New Directions, 1957. Copy of Jane Purse. Marker for pages 76-77. Read, Forrest. Pound/Joyce: The Letters of Ezra Pound to James Joyce, with Pound's Essays on Joyce. New York: New Directions, 1970. Copy of Jane Purse. Markings on pages 7-9, 12-13, 26, 41, 82, 91, 97, 102-104, 106, 112-115, 118, 121-122, 126-131, 134, 142-148, 150, 153-164, 173, 184-186, 188-189, 192, 209-211, 225, 227, 247, 259, 301. Wickes, George. Americans in Paris. New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1969.
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