Contents and Arrangement

"Weitzmann" correspondence, personal, 1940s-1960s

2 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of papers of Weitzmann. Included are correspondence and related files concerning the five expeditions (1958-1965) co-directed by Weitzmann to restore, photograph, and document the art of St. Catherine's monastery on Mount Sinai; general files of correspondence, 1930s-1980s; personal correspondence; copies of his correspondence with Adolph Goldschmidt and Goldschmidt's family; correspondence celebrating his 80th birthday (1984); course outlines, lectures, manuscripts and notes for various published works; and scrapbooks (1935-1991) of clippings and printed matter. Also present are papers and notebooks (1930s) kept by Weitzmann, Ernest T. Dewald, and Albert M. Friend for an uncompleted work on Byzantine marginal psalters, and an audiotape of an interview of Wietzmann conducted by Richard Driscoll. The majority of the correspondence and writings is in German.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

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:

"Weitzmann" correspondence, personal; Kurt Weitzmann Papers, C0777, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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