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Luigi Palma di Cesnola selected papers, 1863-1975

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di, b. 1832 d. 1904
Arts administrator, Archaeologist
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 400 items (on 1 microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Correspondence, mostly with Hiram Hitchcock; papers relating to his book, CYPRUS, published in 1878; legal papers; pamphlets, periodicals, and clippings; photograghs of works of art; and biographical material. Selected papers from the Cesnola collection at Dartmouth College. Including:

Biographical/Historical Note: Museum director, writer and archaelogist. Born Italy. Came to the United States in 1860.

This collection is a selected portion of Dartmouth College's Cesnola collection.

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