Essays and Dissertations

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"Oxygen - The Good and Bad Performer in Welding," by Clarence Jackson
September 1977

Dr. Clarence E. Jackson presents this paper, "Oxygen- The Good and Bad Performer in Welding," at the 1st BOC Priestley Conference in Leeds, England in September 1977. The paper includes 20 illustrations. Jackson is a Professor in the Department...

Location: I-JacksonC-1977-1

Subject: Science and Technology

Format: Essays and Dissertations

Time Period: 1960-1979

"Alice B. Toklas" by Allen Tanner
Undated

In this draft essay, Allen Tanner writes about Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F49

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Essays and Dissertations

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"Edith Sitwell," by Allen Tanner
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In this draft essay, Allen Tanner writes about Edith Sitwell's autobiography.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F36

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Essays and Dissertations

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"Joyce Obscenity Trial" by Allen Tanner
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Allen Tanner describes Margaret Anderson's reaction to being fingerprinted after her conviction for publishing obscene material in the Little Review, James Joyce's Ulysses.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F30

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Essays and Dissertations

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"Les Ballet Russes-'Ode'" by Allen Tanner
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In this brief essay draft, Allen Tanner describes the ballet "Ode," which Pavel Tchelitchew designed the sets for. Transcript included.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F44

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Essays and Dissertations

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"Regime for Naughty 'Dilletantes'" by Allen Tanner
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In this draft essay, Allen Tanner writes about piano technique.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F32

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Essays and Dissertations

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"Some Reflections upon my Early Life" by Allen Tanner
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In this essay draft, Allen Tanner writes about growing up in a musical family in rural Illinois, and his disappointment regarding Edith Sitwell's depiction of Pavel Tchelitchew in her autobiography. Transcript included.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F40

Subject: Personal and Family Life, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Essays and Dissertations

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"Women in Tschelitcheff’s Life: Reverences, Infatuations, Admirations," by Allen Tanner
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In this draft essay, Allen Tanner writes about the women with whom Pavel Tchelitchew associated, including Hadley Hemingway, Russian ballerina Catherine Devilliers, and artist Stella Bowen....

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F43

Subject: Personal and Family Life, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Essays and Dissertations

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Alexander Scriabin by Allen Tanner
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In this draft essay, Allen Tanner argues that Russian composer Alexander Scriabin's talents and contributions are overlooked by younger musicians. Transcript included.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F35

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Essays and Dissertations

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Leaving Europe for the United States by Allen Tanner
Undated

In this essay, pianist Allen Tanner recalls the end of his relationship with his partner of 12 years, Russian artist Pavel Tchelitchew. Tanner writes: "The parting--at the station--was dreafully tragic--for his face bore the quiet, withdrawn...

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F47

Subject: LGBT History, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Essays and Dissertations

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Life with Tchelitchew by Allen Tanner
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In this draft, Allen Tanner describes in great detail his relationship with his partner of 12 years, Russian artist Pavel Tchelitchew. Tanner also discusses Tchelitchew's relationship with English poet Edith Sitwell. Transcript included.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F48

Subject: LGBT History, Personal and Family Life

Format: Essays and Dissertations

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Piano Technique by Allen Tanner
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In this draft essay, Allen Tanner writes about piano technique, specifically the Cortot piano method.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F34

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Essays and Dissertations

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Tchelitchew and Neo-Romantics by Allen Tanner
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In this draft essay, Allen Tanner describes Pavel Tchelitchew's artistic style, comparing his style with neo-romanticism and surrealism. Transcript included.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F44

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Essays and Dissertations

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Trip to Algeria in 1927 by Allen Tanner
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In this draft Allen Tanner describes his trip to Algeria with Pavel Tchelitchew in 1927. Transcript included.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F46

Subject: Travel and Tourism

Format: Essays and Dissertations

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Trip to Tunisia in 1926 by Allen Tanner
Undated

In this draft Allen Tanner describes his trip to Tunisia with Pavel Tchelitchew in 1926. Transcript included.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F45

Subject: Travel and Tourism

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