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Andre Champollion papers, 1910

Andre Champollion papers, 1910

Champollion, Andre, 1880-1915

Collector

Collection Information

Size: 3 items.

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.

Provenance

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

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Andre Champollion papers, 1910. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.