Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Heaton, Clement J. (Clement John), 1861-1940
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Clement Heaton Collection on Stained Glass
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/sn009x79c
Dates:
1917-1932
Size:
13 boxes and 6.4 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-13
Language:
English

Abstract

Clement Heaton (1861-1940) was an artist, stained glass painter, sculptor, and mosaicist. His collection consists of material concerning the making and history of stained glass compiled by Heaton. Included are files of original artwork and photographs of stained glass and monuments, many notes, articles, and some correspondence on general studies in Medieval and Gothic art, craftmanship, glassmaking, and cathedrals.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of material concerning the making and history of stained glass compiled by Heaton, an English artist and glass worker who moved to the United States sometime after 1911. Included are files of original artwork and photographs of French, German, English, Rhenish, and Italian stained glass and monuments representative of the 12th to 16th centuries, and many notes, articles, and some correspondence on general studies in Medieval and Gothic art, craftmanship, glassmaking, and cathedrals, such as Heaton's article "The Decadence and Disappearance of Glass Painting..." and "Stained Glass in the Making," an address given at Princeton University in 1924.

Collection Creator Biography:

Clement Heaton (1861-1940) was an English artist, stained glass painter, sculptor, and mosaicist, who moved to the United States sometime after 1911. In 1924, Heaton gave the address "Stained Glass in the Making" at Princeton University.

Collection History

Acquisition:

This collection was purchased from Mr. Maurice Heaton, executor of the estate of Clement Heaton, in 1941.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Folder inventory added by Kelly Rafey '16 and Nicholas Williams '15 in 2012 and 2013.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

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:

Clement Heaton Collection on Stained Glass; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/sn009x79c
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184