Publications are a modest part of the Foundation’s programs. They include Sybil Shearer’s autobiography as well as newsletters, event-related announcements and programs, holiday cards, and ephemeral descriptive brochures.

The Autobiography of Sybil Shearer, in Three Volumes
Without Wings the Way Is Steep, The Autobiography of Sybil Shearer:

Volume I, Within This Thicket (2006) covers her life from 1905 to 1941.  Click here to purchase

Volume II, The Midwest Inheritance (2012) covers 1942 to 1984.  Click here to purchase

Volume III, The Reality Beyond Realism (2020) covers 1985 to 2005.  Click here to purchase

A Hidden Collection, Helen Balfour Morrison: Masterful Modern describes a portrait collection of more than 200 Great Americans of the 1930s and 1940s, including academics, actors, architects, critics, dancers, educators, journalists, musicians, painters and sculptors, scientists, social activists, and leaders in medicine, law, government, and business. Available in print and electronically. Download the PDF.

Sharing the Legacy is an annual fall newsletter reporting on the past year’s activities and upcoming events. 

Sharing the Legacy Newsletter, recent issues