Francis duPont Cornelius papers, 1927-1978

Cornelius, Francis duPont, b. 1907 d. 1990
Active in Cincinnati, Ohio

Collection size: 12.4 linear feet

Collection Summary: Correspondence; biographical and personal documents; writings; photographs; etchings; conservation work files; business files; slides and negatives.

Biographical and personal documents; business correspondence; typescripts, notes, and published writings; photographs of Cornelius; 4 etchings by him; files on conservation work completed, containing correspondence, condition reports, bills, receipts, canvas fragments, photographs, transparencies, x-rays and slides.

Business daybooks, 11volumes, 1952-1978, listing Cornelius' transactions as a conservator of works of art. The listings include the date, client, artist and work, appraisal of the work's condition, conservation performed, and cost. Payments due are also listed.

Biographical/Historical Note: Francis duPont Cornelius (1907-1990) was a conservator from Cincinnati, Ohio.

Unmicrofilmed material donated 1978 by Francis duPont Cornelius. Material on reel 1419 lent for microfilming 1978 by Cornelius.

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