Montana Historical Society,-- Library and Archives Dept
The Fourth Annual Montana History Conference, held in Helena on 3-5 Nov. 1977 includes two key presentations: John T. Schlebecker's discussion of the purposes, values, and practices involved in the collection of artifacts and Joan Hoff Wilson's interpretation of how Jeannette Rankin's personality affected her views on American foreign policy
Concord Public Library
[Packet of materials relating to the weathervane of 1673, 1739-1974] -- [Packet of materials relating to the Lincoln table, 1865-1989] -- Concord Free Public Library. Library Committee. [Printed request form for gifts of books and engravings for the C.F.P.L. collection] (1873) -- [Packet of photocopied ms. material concerning gift to C.F.P.L. of Walton Ricketson bust of A.B. Alcott by Mrs. Anna B. Pratt] (1890) -- [Photocopied ms. sheet concerning acquisition by C.F.P.L. of Walton Ricketson bust of Henry D. Thoreau] (1898) -- Concord Free Public Library : works of art (1900) -- [Same] ([1911]) -- The statue of Ralph Waldo Emerson by Daniel Chester French ... [invitation to unveiling] (1914)
New York Public Library
Collection contains correspondence, writings, family records, photographs, printed matter, and other papers of three generations of the Emerson family -- Bulk of the collection is correspondence among members of the family in Europe, the U.S. and Japan, and with friends and colleagues. Topics include politics, current events, religion, archaeology, and business and economic trends. Also, diaries, 1860-1948, of Edwin, Mary and Margaret Emerson; accounts and account books, 1840s-1908; photographs; family records, 1870s-1890s; manuscripts and typescripts of Edwin and Alfred Emerson's writings, 1840s-1943; and some papers of the children of Alfred Emerson
New York State Historical Documents
Accession documentation encompasses material directly related to and furnishing information about each of approximately 8,000 departmental accessions and includes official Museum accession forms; lists of artifacts accessioned; correspondence describing artifacts and circumstances of acquisition, whether by gift, purchase, Museum expedition, or exchange; accounts and shipping receipts; and sketches of artifacts, site maps and diagrams, and associated photographs
Getty Research Institute
Letters received and drafts of letters sent, receipts for works of art purchased by Pacetti or consigned to him for subsequent sale, bills for restoration work, receipts for artistic and restoration supplies, extracts from account books, legal documents pertaining to the Cavaceppi estate and to Pacetti's partnership with Giovanni Torlonia and Giuseppe Valadier, inventories and appraisals of ancient and modern sculptures and of Old Master drawings and paintings both in Pacetti's possession and in other private collections, documents regarding the production and sale of casts of ancient sculpture, documents regarding the work undertaken by Pacetti for Lucien Bonaparte, papers relating to the affairs of the Accademia di San Luca and the Virtuosi al Panteon, and other papers mostly concerned with the restoration, production, or sale of sculpture. Notable is the documentation of the Cavaceppi collection including a draft list of Old Master drawings (now in the Kupferstichkabinett in ... Read More
Getty Research Institute
In its 35 years of existence, the World Heritage Convention has established conservation standards, defined heritage as a common good, mobilized the global community, and informed and involved the public. The 21st century, however, brings new challenges; some are global in nature, such as climate change and urbanization processes, while others are linked to local situations or to the impact of tourism. Francesco Bandarin, director of the UNESCO World Heritage Center, explores the nature of the new challenges and their impact on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. He examines how the World Heritage Convention can adjust its mechanisms and policies to address the issues at stake and gives special attention to the conservation challenges presented by historic cities and archaeological sites
Getty Research Institute
41 letters (1904-1909) written by Carl Jacobsen, founder of the Ny Carlsberg glyptothek in Copenhagen, to his advisor, archaeologist Wolfgang Helbig in Rome. The letters concern archaeological matters, mostly in connection with the acquisition of sculpture for the museum. Jacobsen's collection of antiquities was purchased primarily through the assistance of Helbig and he refers to the new glyptothek as Helbig's Museum. The Museum was scheduled to open to the public in May 1906 [opened June 1906]. Most of the letters refer to purchasing Etruscan, archaic or Attic sculptures (torsos, busts, heads, terracottas), vases and sarcophagi. These antiquities are frequently identified by maker or provenance, such as the Pitigliano terracottas, friezes from the Tomba Querciola, bucchero vases, Doryphoros torso and "Aphrodite Daidalia." Many letters deal with the timing and schedule of payment, the handling of objects and the actual transport of the acquisitions. Matters of attribution, style, ... Read More
New York State Historical Documents
Laufer's papers consist of notes and lists of artifacts he collected in China under the auspices of the East Asiatic Research Fund on behalf of the Museum, 1901-1904. Also, Laufer's field catalogs listing artifacts collected (some listed in English and Chinese), correspondence of an operational nature concerning the expedition and other correspondence regarding Han pottery. In addition, Laufer's descriptive notes about ethnographic artifacts he collected in Siberia, 1898-1899; and correspondence regarding plans to collect ethnographic artifacts in India, 1905
New York State Historical Documents
Gould's field notes and data sheets for studies he made about hunting, butchering, and sharing of game among western Australian desert aborigines; and on an archaeological excavation of the Puntutjarpa rockshelter, also in western Australia
New York State Historical Documents
Bills and letters sent to Douglass concerning his acquisition of archaeological specimens, and the original catalogs of his collection which he donated to the American Museum of Natural History. A transcription of his catalogs lists type of artifact, time period, and provenance. Artifacts listed are from the eastern and midwestern states, some from Europe, and fewer from other countries worldwide. One catalog is in French


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