Biography and History

Morey was an American art historian and chairman of the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University (1924-1945).

Source: From the finding aid for C0511


  • Art historians -- New Jersey -- Princeton..
  • Lecture Notes Collection. 1772-1990 (inclusive).

    Call Number: AC052

    This collection contains over 600 sets of student notes taken from lectures given by members of Princeton's faculty. They represent the broad range of courses taught at Princeton University (known as the College of New Jersey prior to 1896) and include the works of numerous famous faculty and students.

  • Department of Art and Archaeology Records. 1882-2017 (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advisory council minutes; faculty files; gift records; correspondence; recommendations; project files; course lists; historical documents; and lists of images used in classes.

  • Norman Walter Haring Papers. 1918-1923 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0438

    The Norman Walter Haring Papers consists of lecture notes, manuscripts, and a diary fragment of the American art historian, professor, and Princeton graduate (Class of 1919) Norman Walter Haring (1898-1944).

  • Charles Rufus Morey Papers. 1924-1945 (bulk), 1900-1954 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0511

    American art historian Charles Rufus Morey (1877-1955) served as professor in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University from 1918-1945 and as chairman from 1924-1945. The collection includes Morey's drafts for catalogues, mainly at the Museo Sacro and Museo Cristiano; photographs; professional papers, lecture and course notes; and drafts, extracts and contents of vertical files.