Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: The Nahum Capen papers, 1783-1885 (inclusive), 1826-1885 (bulk), consist chiefly of letters addressed to Capen and to the firm of Marsh, Capen, and Lyon, requesting information on or discussing phrenology; concerning establishment and meetings of phrenological societies in Boston and elsewhere; and other professional matters. Also includes social invitations, letters of transmittal and recommendation, documents from phrenological societies, and Capen’s collection of autograph letters.
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUG 1677
Overview: William Dandridge Peck (1763-1822) was the first Massachusetts Professor of Natural History at Harvard. The Papers of William Dandridge Peck contain his personal and professional correspondence, travel journals, lectures, writings, and botanical and zoological drawings, dated 1775-1822. The collection also includes an obituary notice and auction catalogue of Peck’s library and research notes and transcripts of letters and journals of Peck by biographer Thomas Barbour, created circa 1934-1937.
FOUND IN: Biblioteca Berenson, I Tatti - The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance StudiesFonds Identifier: BER -9
Scope and Content: The bulk of the collection regards Roberto Papini (RP) and consists of personal papers. A great portion of the material relates to his activity as an architectural historian and as professor at the University of Architecture in Florence. The other significant part of the collection consists of Papini's correspondence. Arranged alphabetically by sender, these records reflect the wide range of relationships Papini maintained with architects and artists during the Fascist period and the 1950s....
Overview: The Paul Charles Zamecnik papers, 1910-2013 (inclusive), 1931-2009 (bulk) are the product of Zamecnik's research, writing, publishing, teaching, administrative, and professional activities throughout his career. The materials result from Zamecnik's work at Harvard Medical School, the Collis P. Huntington Memorial Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, the Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology, Hybridon, Inc., and ZATA Pharmaceuticals, Inc., as well as a brief period working at the...
FOUND IN: Peabody Museum ArchivesCollection Identifier: 967-23-00/1-unacc.
Scope and Contents: George Peabody established the trust that founded the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology in 1866. The Peabody family papers contain some miscellaneous items, correspondence relating to financial and other family concerns, and probate materials relating to estate matters of a number of family members, including Margaret Peabody, Charles...
Overview: This collection contains paper materials produced by documentary filmmaker Robert Gardner. The collection contains correspondence ranging in topics from travel, preparation and progress updates on ethnographic film projects, grant proposal plans, and more; technical information regarding the filming and editing of video and sound for his films; a wide array of materials relating to the production and promotion of many of his films; photographs documenting his travels abroad and his filmmaking...
FOUND IN: Biblioteca Berenson, 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).