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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 2.9 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): 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

Description:

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:

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).

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

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

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

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