Biography and History

Ernest Theodore DeWald (Princeton Class of 1916) was a professor in the Department of Art and Archaeology specializing in medieval Italian art, and he served as director (1946-1960) of the Princeton Art Museum.

Source: From the finding aid for C0420

  • Department of Art and Archaeology Records. 1882-1991 (inclusive), 1925-1981 (bulk).

    Call Number: AC140

    The Art and Archaeology Department is one of the University's most distinguished academic departments, responsible for the education of students on the graduate and undergraduate level as well as the administration of the Princeton Art Museum. This collection consists of the records of the Department of Art and Archaeology, which include advisory council minutes; faculty files; gift records; correspondence; recommendations; project files; course lists; historical documents; and lists of images used in classes.

  • Ernest Theodore DeWald Papers. 1916-1968 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0420

    Consists of papers of Ernest Theodore DeWald (Princeton Class of 1916), professor in the Department of Art and Archaeology specializing in medieval Italian art and director (1946-1960) of the Princeton Art Museum.

  • Kurt Weitzmann Papers. 1930-1991 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0777

    Kurt Weitzmann left his native Germany in 1935 for Princeton where he spent the remainder of his life, at the Institute for Advanced Study as a permanent member (1935-1972) and as a professor in Princeton University’s Dept. of Art and Archaeology (1945-1972). Included are personal and professional correspondence, related files, course outlines, lectures, manuscripts and notes for various published works, scrapbooks of clippings, and printed matter.