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Luigi Palma di Cesnola selected papers, 1863-1975

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di, 1832-1904

Arts administrator, Archaeologist


Collection Information

Size: 400 Items, (on 1 microfilm reel)

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.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Dartmouth College Library.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1532 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Luigi Palma di Cesnola selected papers, 1863-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.