Christmas in the Works of Stanley Weintraub


Christmas in the Works of Stanley Weintraub


Exhibit created in celebraton of both the Holiday Season and the dedication of the Stanley Weintraub Center for the Study of Arts and Humanities by R. Gerald Schoelkopf

Collection Items

The Stanley Tree 2
Inevitably, the tree had to get bigger, to hold Disraeli, The Last Great Victory, Uncrowned King, and now MacArthur´s War, Dear Young Friend, and The Importance of Being Edward.

The Stanley Tree 1
One by one the children left for college. The books continued to be produced, often from afar. They married....and their spouses (Judy, Carie Lee, and Bruce) took turns decorating additional matchbox books: The London Yankees, The Unexpected Shaw,…

The Story of the Stanley Tree
In the later 1960´s, Mark, David and Erica, Stanley Weintraub´s children, wanted to persuade their father to let them put up a tree at Christmas. Until then he had been unwilling. With the encouragement of their mother, they developed a strategy. The…

Four Rossettis:A Victorian Biography
New York: Weybright and Talley, 1977
p. 213

Recalling the Christmas of 1874, Dr. Hake described Gabriel as "much unstrung" silent on his walks with Watts and himself along the boulders fringing Selsey Bay.…

Aubrey Beardsley: Imp of the Perverse
University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1976
p. 252

Christmas 1897 came to Menton, and Beardsley complained of the "horrid pseudo-Christmas gaiety spread over this un-french town"....A rare…

Beardsley: A Biography
New York: George Braziller, 1967
p. 14

Beardsley also designed the programs for some of [his school´s] entertainments. His most ambitious achievement was....for the Christmas musical The Pay of the Pied Piper, performed…

Whistler: A Biography
New York: Weybright and Talley, 1988

p. 42

One of the great culinary events of 1857 for Whistler [was]...gala Christmas dinner conceived by Tom Armstrong and composed of all the foods they had dreamed of in bad…

Reggie:A Portrait of Reginald Turner
Reggie:A Portrait of Reginald Turner
New York: George Braziller, 1965

p. 114

It appeared on November 30, 1901, and was the best publicity the novel [Cynthia´s Damages] received, but sales did not pick up, and Reggie mourned in a pre-Christmas…

The last Great Cause: Intellectuals and the Spanish American War
The last Great Cause:
Intellectuals and the Spanish American War
New York: Weybright and Talley Books, 1968

p. 25

Of the twenty-one Englishmen originally with the French battalion, only five remained to join the new British company, and, on…

Silent Night: The Christmas Truce of 1914
Silent Night
To be published in November 2001
New York/London: Free Press/Simon and Schuster

...along the front lines late in December 1914, to the dismay of the generals, opponents in the West laid down their arms and celebrated Christmas…
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