Contents and Arrangement

Letters V, 1987

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection contains 60 typed and holograph letters and postcards by Runciman, with corrected typescripts of two of his articles, addressed to Jeffrey Schaire, friend and editor of Arts and Antiques magazine. The articles deal with "The Painted Churches of Moldavia" (9 pp.) and "Byzantine Art and Western Taste" (17 pp.). Accompanying the letters are some photographs, including one of "Elshieshields" (1983), Runciman's home in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, and several of Schaire from his visits with Runciman.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The 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:

Letters V; Steven Runciman Letters to Jeffrey Schaire, C1236, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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