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More Information | A Finding Aid to the Charles Scribner's Sons Art Reference Dept. records, 1839-1962 | Digitized Collection

Charles Scribner's Sons Art Reference Dept. records, 1839-1962

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A Finding Aid to the Charles Scribner's Sons Art Reference Department records,
1839-1962
, in the Archives of American Art
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Finding aid prepared by Jean Fitzgerald
Scope and Content Note
The records of the Charles Scribner's Sons Art Reference Department measure 7.0 linear feet and date from 1839 to 1962. The records of the department include original art works, photographs, scattered letters, and miscellaneous printed material reflecting the portraiture and other illustration work completed in support of the wide range of materials and topics published by Charles Scribner's Sons over the company's long publishing history.
Language
English
Provenance
The Charles Scribner's Sons Art Reference Department records were donated in 1957 and 1958 by Charles Scribner's Sons.
Related Archival Materials note
Additional Charles Scribner's Sons Art Department files are in the Archives of Charles Scribner's Sons, 1786-2003 (mostly 1880s-1970s), at Princeton University Library, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, identified as Series 2. Art Department Files, 1907-1951, and comprise correspondence and department printing records (on cards) for selected Scribner publications. See Princeton's finding aid for the collection at http://findingaids.princeton.edu/collections/C0101/
Funding
Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Processing Information
The papers were processed in March 2006 by Jean Fitzgerald. The collection was digitized in 2010 with funding provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.