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FOUND IN: Biblioteca Berenson, I Tatti - The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance StudiesCollection Identifier: BER -8
Scope and Contents: The papers contain for both Mary and Bernard Berenson biographical material, diaries, correspondence, and writings, both published and unpublished. There is also an extensive file of "Berensoniana," writings about Berenson and Villa I Tatti, but excluding reviews of publications. The papers are organized into seven series: I. Biographical, II. Collections, Villa I Tatti, and Harvard, III. Diaries, IV. Correspondence, V. Research and Writings, VI. Berensoniana, and VII. Photographs.
Overview: These records were created by museum staff in the course of planning and installing exhibitions. They pertain primarily to exhibitions held in the Fogg Museum, the Busch-Reisinger Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, but they also include materials related to traveling or off-site exhibitions. The records date from 1905-2008 and include correspondence on a wide range of topics, exhibition proposals, photographic prints and negatives, object lists, loan forms, press releases, clippings,...
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, writings, and other papers of Agnes Mongan, Curator of Drawings at Harvard's Fogg Museum and the first woman director of a major art museum in the United States.
Overview: These personal papers of Fogg Museum associate director Paul J. Sachs document his involvement with the Fogg, his academic career, publishing projects, collection of art objects, philanthropic endeavors, and personal life. The bulk of the collection dates from 1915 to 1958. Included are: financial records, correspondence, certificates, diplomas, object lists, photographs, newspaper and journal clippings, valuations, and speech transcripts.
Overview: These papers of Fogg Museum associate director Paul J. Sachs document his administration of the museum, his teaching career at Harvard, and related professional activities. The papers consist primarily of correspondence and also include photographs, printed material, clippings, architectural drawings, reports, financial records, letters of introduction, insurance records, maps, funding appeals, minutes, memoranda, exhibition brochures, page proofs, and press releases.
Overview: Address books and contact lists of Paul J. Sachs, created while collecting and teaching at the Fogg Museum. These contacts were used for personal use, student referrals, and professional contacts for the museum.