Contents and Arrangement

"Ancient Art", 1950

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of ten notebooks kept by William C. Seitz as a graduate student in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University. Notebooks include reading and lecture notes, sketches of ancient sculptures and buildings, test booklets, course syllabi, and assignments for his early courses on ancient art and architecture in 1949 and 1950. They contain both typescript and manuscript notes, chronologies, and outlines, including frequent annotations, drawings, and clippings from art history textbooks. Notebooks also contain notes and reflections on lectures by Princeton professors including E. Baldwin Smith and Richard Stillwell.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

Nothing was removed from the collection during 2015 processing.

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:

"Ancient Art"; William C. Seitz Notebooks, C1514, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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