Lavanoux, Maurice, 1894-1974.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content Correspondence and photocopies of correspondence with other artists, museums and galleries, admirers of his work, Yugoslav emigrants, clients who have commissioned work, and friends and family; contracts, reports, and architectural plans relating to his commissions; his unpublished manuscripts of poetry, a novel, a play, and two books on Michelangelo; articles on and interviews with Mestrovic; and contracts and inventories relating to the disposition of his homes, artwork, and other possessions...
Scope and Content Correspondence, photographs, slides, negatives, films, postcards, holy cards, financial records, articles, pamphlets, record albums, and lectures and editorials by Maurice Lavanoux. Correspondents include Jacques Maritain, Archbishop Robert Lucey, Monsignor Reynold Hillenbrand, Francis Cardinal Spellman, Bishop Edwin V. O'Hara, Marc Chagall, Eleanor Roosevelt, Ivan Mestrovic, Siegfried Guggenheim, Theodore Hesburgh, CSC, Francis W. Kervick, Monsignor John Tracy Ellis, Harvey Cox...
Scope and Content Personal correspondence, 1917-1920, and correspondence of the Liturgical Arts Society, 1955-1972; bound handwritten diaries of Lavanoux concerning liturgical arts, 1950-1974; by-laws and constitution of the Liturgical Arts Society; class notes taken by Lavanoux, 1915-1920; book-length autobiographical manuscript by Lavanoux, Never a Dull Moment ; and clippings about Lavanoux and liturgical arts.
Scope and Content Correspondence, articles, offprints, clippings, newsletters, brochures, photographs, and other documents representing Maurice Lavanoux continuing interest in modern liturgical art and architecture and his efforts to organize a Society for the Renewal of Christian Art to carry on the work of the Liturgical Arts Society.