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FOUND IN: Biblioteca Berenson, Villa I Tatti - The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance StudiesFonds Identifier: BER -7
Overview: Correspondence, writings, photographs and other personal and professional papers of Laurance Roberts and his wife Isabel M. Spaulding. Laurance, Orientalist and museum curator; Assistant Curator of Chinese Art, Brooklyn Museum 1934-1938; Director, 1938-1942; Director American Academy in Rome, 1946-1960; married 1937 Isabel Spaulding (Director, Brooklyn Museum, 1943-1946).
FOUND IN: Biblioteca Berenson, Villa I Tatti - The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance StudiesCollection Identifier: BER-22
Scope and Contents: The papers provide a detailed view of the Salvadori business activities over nearly half a century. The mass of documents, such as letters, cables, ledgers, account books, inventories and invoices, gives a vivid and precise account of their commerce in art, the management of the firm, and the individuals involved. Series 1 (52 boxes + 11 photograph albums + loose prints + photographic equipment) includes a large number of glass plate negatives related to the different artworks the firm dealt...