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Baskin, Leonard

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 10
Identifier: ABER MS MISC

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.


  • Creation: 1835 - 2000


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Leonard Baskin (1922-2000) was an American artist and writer. He attended Yale Art School and became inspired by the work of William Blake to create his own books. Baskin founded the Gehanna Press in 1942 and printed works that were illustrated with woodcuts, etchings, and lithographs. He taught art at Smith College and Hampshire College. Baskin also collaborated with Ted Hughes on a number of projects.


1 Folder

Language of Materials


Related Materials

See C-134 Wyman Parker collection on Leonard Baskin for additional materials.

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States