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SERIES Identifier: UAV 402.195.17

Harvard University Fine Arts Library : Correspondence of the Librarian and Heads of Departments,

Overview

The Fogg Museum Library was replaced by Fine Arts Library in 1962; the Fine Arts Library is a division of the Harvard College Library. This series documents the activities of head of the Fine Arts Library, Wolfgang Freitag, the Acquisitions Librarian, James Hodgson, the Curator of Visual Collections, Helene Roberts, and other library administrators.

Dates

  • 1930-1980

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Access to unpublished archival records is restricted for 50 years from the date of creation of the record(s). Access to student records is restricted for 80 years. See reference staff of the Harvard University Archives for details. No restrictions on access apply to published records.

Extent

2 cubic feet (6 boxes)
Documents the activities of the management staff of the Fogg Museum Library and the Fine Arts Library. Contains correspondence of the Head Librarian Wolfgang Freitag, the Acquisitions Librarian James Hodgson, the Curator of Visual Collections Helene Roberts and other library administrators with Harvard and non-Harvard libraries, museums and institutions. Also contains records of the Visiting Committee, including memoranda, agendas, and financial reports, as well as miscellaneous correspondence.

Agency History

The Fogg Museum Library was replaced by Fine Arts Library in 1962; the Fine Arts Library is a division of the Harvard College Library.

Acquisition Information

Accession number: 13793

Accession date: 1995 September 21

Inventory update

This document last updated 2016 June 21.

Processing Information

Processed by: Asaph in February, 1997
Link to catalog
Title
Harvard University. Fine Arts Library. Correspondence of the Librarian and Heads of Departments, 1930 - 1980 : an inventory
Author
Harvard University Archives
EAD ID
hua20005

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.

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