Subseries 1A: Student Work
8.0 linear feet
This collection is stored at Firestone Library.
Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room
Collection Creator: Segal, George, 1924-2000..
Extent: 8.0 linear feet
The collection is open for research.
This subseries consists of materials that can be definitively dated to
the time of Segal's education and are known, with reasonable certainty,
to have been created as the result of assignments and projects. Most of
the material dates from 1947 to 1949, and contains artwork originally
matted for presentation. A number of sketchbooks and original prints are
The subdivision Illustrated Assignments dates
from Segal's one academic year at Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, New York),
from Fall 1947 to Spring 1948, and contains scrapbook-like projects
compiled for assignments. Although they resemble reports, many pages are
illustrated both for decoration and demonstration and therefore have
been considered artwork for the sake of this arrangement. Artistic
elements — rendered on paper in a variety of mediums including ink,
watercolor, oil, and tempera — have been kept in their original order
within the assignment, with conservation concerns addressed page by
Most loose artwork (generally on paper) is housed in protective
enclosures. File notes that mention 11x14, 16x20, and 21x25 inch
enclosures actually range in size from just a few inches to the size of
the enclosure itself.
Arranged chronologically with an additional subdivision.
Subseries 1A: Student Work; 1940s; George Segal Papers, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.