Andre Champollion papers, 1910

Champollion, Andre, b. 1880 d. 1915
Collector
Active in New York, N.Y.; N.H.

Collection size: 3 items.

Collection Summary: Two scrapbooks, begun in 1910, containing clippings picturing classic works of European and American art; and a photograph of Champollion's studio or residence.

Biographical/Historical Note: Andre Champollion was a descendent of J. F. Champollion, who deciphered the Rosetta Stone. He graduated from Harvard College, ca. 1900, and resided in New York City; spending summers in Newport, New Hampshire on his grandfather's, Austin Corbin's, game park (now Blue Mountain Forest Park). Champollion joined the French army and was killed in action during World War I.

Donor is the daughter-in-law of Andre Champollion.

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