Biography and History

A graduate of Yale and Cambridge, Charles Ryskamp taught ? at Princeton. For seventeen years he was the director of the Pierpont Morgan Library, followed by nine years heading The Frick Collection, from which he retired in 1996.

Source: From the finding aid for C0382

  • Charles Ryskamp Collection of William Cowper. 1780-1968 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0382

    Consists of Xerox copies of works and correspondence by William Cowper collected by Princeton professor and scholar Charles Ryskamp, as well as correspondence, notebooks, and miscellaneous material of Neilson Campbell Hannay, another Cowper scholar and collector.