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Collection Overview

Creator:
Rice, Howard C. (Howard Crosby), 1904-1980
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Howard C. Rice Collection on Saint-Mémin
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/1v53jx05w
Dates:
1951-1970
Size:
1 box and 0.4 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of research notes, correspondence, photographs, and drafts for three articles by Howard C. Rice (1904-1980), published in the Princeton University Library Chronicle (autumn 1951, summer 1959, spring 1971), concerning the French engraver, Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Mémin (1770-1852)

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of research notes, correspondence, photographs, and drafts for three articles by Rice, published in the Princeton University Library Chronicle (autumn 1951, summer 1959, spring 1971), concerning the French engraver, Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Mémin (1770-1852). Saint-Mémin spent the years 1793 to 1814 in America, where he became known for his portraits, made with the use of a "physiognotrace" machine, of many famous Americans, including George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Included is correspondence with Pierre Quarre concerning an exhibition on Saint-Mémin in Dijon, France, in 1963, and miscellaneous notes, articles, and illustrations about Saint-Mémin.

Collection Creator Biography:

Historian and author, Howard C. Rice (1904-1980), directed Princeton's Special Collections during the 1960s.

Collection History

Processing Information:

Folder inventory added by Feng Zhu '14 in 2013.

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:

Howard C. Rice Collection on Saint-Mémin; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/1v53jx05w
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184