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Creator:
Rice, Howard C. (Howard Crosby), 1904-1980
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 (scarcpxm): 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

Scope and Contents

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:

Rice, Howard C. (Howard Crosby), 1904-1980

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

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:

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
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1