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Collection Overview

Creator:
Robinson, Chalfant, 1871-1947
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Chalfant Robinson Collection
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/qr46r086s
Dates:
1198-1935
Size:
3 boxes and 4.75 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Boxes 1-2; P-000060
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists mainly of original manuscripts, photostats, and transcripts of German, French, and Italian Medieval and Renaissance legal documents, including papal bulls, passports, wills, deeds, petitions, wax seals, and manor rolls collected by Chalfant Robinson.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists mainly of original manuscripts, photostats, and transcripts of German, French, and Italian Medieval and Renaissance legal documents, including papal bulls, passports, wills, deeds, petitions, and manor rolls collected by Robinson. In addition, there are miscellaneous photographs, nineteen slides illustrating medieval paleography, wax seals, and printed matter.

Collection Creator Biography:

Robinson, Chalfant, 1871-1947

Chalfant Robinson was an American educator, author, and curator.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Chalfant Robinson, 1947 (AM 13457).

The two wax seals were found in the repository in 2016 (AM 2017-48).

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '15 in September 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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:

Chalfant Robinson Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/qr46r086s
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Boxes 1-2; P-000060