Subseries 3C: New York World's Fair

more than 24 boxes

This collection is stored at Firestone Library and ReCAP.

This collection is stored partially onsite (everything except boxes 102-105) at Firestone Library and partially offsite (boxes 102-105) at the ReCAP facility. There are no boxes 15-20, 36, 46, 70. Boxes 96 and 97 are located on A floor.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: Labatut, Jean, 1899-1986..

Dates: 1939-1940.

Extent: more than 24 boxes

Languages: English and French.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use.

Access Restrictions

Please consult with Rare Books and Special Collections about having the portion of the collection at ReCAP recalled to Firestone Library for your use. This process normally requires 48-72 hours notice.

Description

Consists of files related to the New York World's Fair, including correspondence, accouncements, contracts, fliers, maps, programs, pay stubs, reports, writings, plans, sketches, and photographs.

Arrangement

Arranged by genre of material.

Preferred Citation

Subseries 3C: New York World's Fair; 1939-1940; Jean Labatut Papers, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

    Request Checked Items
    Title Date Container
    Correspondence 1936-1937 Box 33, Folder 1
    Correspondence 1938 January-August Box 33, Folder 2
    Correspondence 1938 September-December Box 33, Folder 3
    Correspondence 1939 January-July Box 33, Folder 4
    Correspondence 1939 August-December Box 33, Folder 5
    Correspondence 1940 January-May Box 33, Folder 6
    Correspondence 1940 June-December Box 33, Folder 7
    Correspondence 1941 Box 33, Folder 8
    Announcement for Fountain Spectacles undated Box 34, Folder 1
    “A Bibliography of Expositions” (in hand of Gabrielle Labatut) undated Box 34, Folder 2
    “A Bibliography of Expositions” (in hand of Gabrielle Labatut) undated Box 34, Folder 3
    Contracts 1937-1940 Box 34, Folder 4
    Contracts for Demolition of Mechanical Equipment undated Box 34, Folder 5
    Exhibition of Designs for Fountain Spectacles, & 1941 1943 Box 34, Folder 6
    Fliers undated Box 34, Folder 7
    Inventories of Equipment for the Lagoon of Nations undated Box 34, Folder 8
    Maps undated Box 34, Folder 9
    Miscellaneous undated Box 34, Folder 10
    Pay Stubs 1938-1939 Box 34, Folder 11
    Programs and Invitations undated Box 34, Folder 12
    Project Journal undated Box 34, Folder 13
    Reports: 1938 (fireworks) 1938 Box 34, Folder 14
    Reports: 1939 (fireworks) 1939 Box 34, Folder 15
    Reports: 1940 and undated (fireworks) 1940 undated Box 34, Folder 16
    Reports: Miscellaneous (fireworks) undated Box 35, Folder 1
    Schedules for Fountain Displays 1938-1940 Box 35, Folder 2
    Specifications for Fireworks Experimental Contract 1938 July Box 35, Folder 3
    Writings of Jean Labatut Concerning the New York World's Fair undated Box 35, Folder 4
    Writings of Others Concerning the New York World's Fair undated Box 35, Folder 5
    Plans/Sketches/Drawings 1933-1940 Explore Multiple Containers
    Plans and Blueprints undated Box 39
    Sketches and Drawings 1937-1940 Explore Multiple Containers
    Photographs undated Explore Multiple Containers
    Printed Matter 1936-1941 Explore Multiple Containers