Series IIIa: Books 1946–1990

The Books subseries includes handwritten and typed drafts, page proofs, correspondence, contracts and royalty statements, notes, lists, publicity, and printed materials pertaining to books written by Anni Albers, including various editions of each. Books include Anni’s important texts, On Designing, and On Weaving, with a small amount of material from Pre-Columbian Miniatures.

Description Dates Box Folder

On DesigningTHE PELLANGO PRESS, NEW HAVEN, CT 1959. SECOND EDITION, WESLEYAN
UNIVERSITY PRESS, MIDDLETOWN, CT, 1962. FIRST PAPERBACK EDITION,
WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1971.

1956–1989

Permissions correspondence

1956–1962 26 1

Contract for “new edition with new material,” Wesleyan
University Press

1961 26 2

Reviews and announcements

1962–1965 26 3

Responses from readers

1960–1965 26 4

Request and invoices for copies

1986 26 5

Royalty agreement, statements and reports

1963–1989 26 6

On WeavingWESLEYAN UNIVERSITY PRESS, MIDDLETOWN, CT, 1965

1946–1990, undated

Composite typescript, typescript carbon and typescript
photocopy draft

undated 26 7

Permissions correspondence

1946–1954 26 8

Wesleyan University Press contract

1963 26 9

Wesleyan University Press correspondence

1965–1990 26 10

Statements from individuals for publication

1965 26 11

Reviews

1965, undated 26 12

Responses from readers

1965 26 13

Royalty reports and statements

1966–1969 26 14

Announcements

1973, 1981, undated 26 15

Request and invoices for copies

1982–1986 26 16

Wesleyan University Press catalogue and listing

1982 26 17

Harper and Row Publishers, correspondence and invoices

1982 26 18

University Press of New England, correspondence
and royalty statements

1990 26 19

Tearsheets

circa 1965 27 1–2

Instructions for plates

undated 27 3

Illustration transparencies with list

undated 27 4

Photographs and drawings from plates 1–15

undated 27 5

Drawings for plates 16–23

undated 27 6

Photographs and drawings for plates 26–31

undated 27 7

Photographs for plates 32–35, 39–43, 48–58 [others are missing]

undated 27 8

Photographs and drawings for plates 59–112 [66 is missing]

undated 27 9

Unused diagrams, drawings, photographs and photocopies of
photographs, undated

undated 27 10

Various reproductions of plate photographs

undated 27 11

On Weaving/On Designing royalty statements

1980–1990 27 20

On Weaving/On Designing circulars

undated 27 21

Pre-Columbian Mexican Miniatures: the Josef and
Anni Albers Collection
(WITH IGNACIO BERNAL AND MICHAEL D. COE.) PRAEGER, NEW YORK, 1970.

1968–1973

Correspondence, contract, questionnaire, royalty reports and copy
orders [See VII. Pre-Columbian Collection]

28 1