Bland family papers  1665-1912 (bulk 1778-1834)
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List of Illustrations

  • Stationery and letterheads:

    • Stationery: Lake View Summer Resort, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. (August 8, 1905).
    • Letterhead: Chicago Academy of Sciences (May 24, 1913).
    • Letterheads: from various publishers, throughout 1913.
    • Letterhead: “6126 Dorchester Avenue” letter from Gertrude Sen (December 28, 1913).
    • Letterhead: Coxey Silica Sand Company (February 17, 1914).
    • Stationery: Japanese paper with red, pink, and yellow flowers on tree branches (May 30, 1914).
    • Letterhead: University of Chicago, Correspondence-Study Department (August 10, 1914).
    • Letterhead: Hotel Continental, Kieff (January 5, 1915).
    • Letterhead: “GE” (March 6, 1915).
    • Printed card with tree and river, colored illustration of “Fugi from Lake Motosu” (December 13, 1916).
    • Stationery: Japanese paper (September 24, 1917).
    • Printed postcard with mountain scene of Baker, Washington (December 3, 1917).
    • Letterhead: World Outlook (August 16, 1919).
    • Stationery: Japanese paper with prints of orange flowers on green branches (September 25, 1919).
    • Envelope: Colored Japanese envelope (January 7, 1920).
    • Letterhead: Christian Science Monitor (April 18, 1920ff.).
    • Letterhead and printed envelope: William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (May 24, 1920).
    • Letterhead and printed envelope: Hotel St. Francis, San Francisco, California (July 8, 1920).
    • Stationery: Japanese paper with prints of pink flowers on branches (July 29, 1920).
    • Stationery: Japanese paper with prints of red leaves on branches (October 19, 1922).
    • Letterhead: National Bank of New York (November 8, 1926).
  • Pen & Ink:

    • Watercolor: portrait of a man, on an essay by Gertrude Sen (March 8, 1911)
    • Pen illustration: Gertrude Sen, view from Gertrude’s window at her dormitory (1914)
    • Watercolors: Gertrude Sen, drawings of bamboo trees, lizard, and monkey (July 1, 1919)
    • Pen illustration: Kisuke [Kobayaski], drawing of cats on a fence (February 4, 1920).
    • Pen/pencil illustrations: Blix Leonard, camel letterhead and man with winged red pencil (April 13, 1920).
    • Pencil illustrations: Blix Leonard, “Movie of a Man Writing a Letter” (May 20, 1920).
    • Pencil illustration: Blix Leonard, drawing of Buddha (May 25, 1920).
    • Crayon illustrations: Elmer and Berta Hader, drawing of a tree, and of a child holding a bottle (October 1920).
    • Watercolors: Elmer and Berta Hader, drawings of a baby, bird in a tree, and family (March 31, 1921).
    • Watercolors: Elmer and Berta Hader, drawings of a baby with bees and flowers, and faces (May 17, 1921).
    • Crayon illustrations: Elmer and Berta Hader, drawing of a family scene (December 30, 1921).
    • Watercolors: Elmer and Berta Hader, drawing of three babies and two comical self-portraits (undated).
    • Watercolors: Elmer and Berta Hader, drawing of tree and family by fireside (undated).
    • Watercolors: Elmer and Berta Hader, drawing of Elmer looking for Elsie’s glasses (undated).
    • Pen illustrations: Blix Leonard, drawings of exotic places, camel, Asian scenes (undated).
    • Watercolor: Blix Leonard, witty drawing of a “Modern Laocoön Group” (undated).
    • Pencil illustration: Blix Leonard, self portrait of Blix at work at the Christian Science Monitor (undated).
    • Pencil illustration: Blix Leonard, drawing of man in suit holding hands with the sun (undated).
Alternate Locations

The photographs are housed in the Clements Library's Graphics Division (F.8.47).

Related Materials

The New York Public Library holds an extensive collection of Emerson family papers, including material by and related to Gertrude Emerson Sen.

Bibliography

University of Chicago. Alumni Council. Alumni Directory: The University of Chicago, 1919. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1920.

"Weil, Elsie." Who Was Who Among English and European Authors, 1931-1949. Detroit: Gale Research Co., [1978].