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Edward Tyas Cook Materials Concerning A Popular Handbook to the National Gallery, 1886-1888

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of several items collected by Cook that document some of Ruskin's involvement in the authoring of A Popular Handbook to the National Gallery: corrected galley proofs with annotations by Ruskin for the first edition; Ruskin's manuscript for the preface to the volume; and 6 autographed letters from Ruskin to Cook, two relating to the preface.

Arrangement

The collection is primarily arranged in accession number order.

Collection History

Acquisition:

AM 2020-6

Purchased from Christopher Edwards in 2019.

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available for materials processed before 2017. Post 2017, mo materials were removed during processing beyond routine appraisal practices.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Karla J. Vecchia in 2004 . Finding aid written by Karla J. Vecchia in 2004.

Biography written by Alyxandra Cullen, '09.

Finding aid updated by Faith Charlton in 2019.

Some administrative materials were added to the collection file in 2019.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Edward Tyas Cook Materials Concerning A Popular Handbook to the National Gallery; Princeton University Library Collection of John Ruskin Materials, C0196, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (rcpxm): Boxes 1, P-000131

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Bibliography

The following sources were consulted during preparation of biographical note: Grove Art Online.