James Thrall Soby Papersin The Museum of Modern Art Archives Soby

Overview of the Collection


Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note


Related Material

Administrative Information

Additional Descriptive Data

Box and Folder List

Series I: Subject Interest Material: Artists and Movements 1930s-1960s

Series II: Giorgio de Chirico ca. 1935-1970s

Subseries II.A: Catalogs and Gallery Announcements

Subseries II.B: Postpublication Material: Correspondence 1955-1960, 1970s

Subseries II.C: 1955 de Chirico Book: Giorgio de Chirico

Subseries II.D: De Chirico Exhibition, MoMA Exh. #583 Sept. 6-Oct. 30, 1955

Subseries II.E: Clippings ca. 1949-1960

Subseries II.F: Manuscripts

Subseries II.G: 1940s de Chirico Material 1940s

Subseries II.H: Photographs 1940s-1960s

Series III: Writings

Subseries III.A: JTS Bibliog. by JTS 1960

Subseries III.B: Typesrcipts

Subseries III.C: Non-Museum

Subseries III.D: Museum Matters 1970s-1990s

Subseries III.E: Pocket Diaries

Subseries III.F: Notebooks

Subseries III.G: Speeches and/or Talks

Series IV: Museum Matters 1940s-1970s

Subseries IV.A: Chronological Files

Subseries IV.B: Agendas and Reports

Subseries IV.C: Addenda

Series V: JTS Collection

Subseries V.A: Miscellaneous Late Items

Subseries V.B: Insurance: Collection Inventory

Subseries V.C: Correspondence with Artists 1932-1970

Subseries V.D: Correspondence with Dealers 1930s-1940s

Subseries V.E: Exhibition Catalogs

Subseries V.F: Visitors to JTS Collection

Subseries V.G: 1930s

Subseries V.H: Photographs

Series VI: Personal/Family

Subseries VI.A: Financial Data

Subseries VI.B: Williams College/Early Education

Subseries VI.C: JTS Family

Subseries VI.D: Thomas S. Childs, Jr. 1950s-1960s

Subseries VI.E: Photographs

Subseries VI.F: Miscellaneous

Subseries VI.G: Melissa Jane Wadley [later Childs]

Subseries VI.H: Negatives

Subseries VI.I: Oversized Photographs

Series VII: Albums ca. 1940-1955

Series VIII: Addenda to the James Thrall Soby Papers

Subseries VIII.A: Soby Autobiographical Memoir

Subseries VIII.B: James Thrall Soby Bequest

Subseries VIII.C: Photographs by James Thrall Soby

Subseries VIII.D: James Thrall Soby Correspondence

Subseries VIII.E: O'Reilly Gift