Department Of Fine Arts Records,1922-1959

Collection Number: 14-14-818

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Department of Fine Arts records, 1922-1959.
Collection Number:
14-14-818
Creator:
Cornell University. Dept. of Fine Arts.
Quantity:
3.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, minutes, accounts, inventories, archaeological notes, programs, and printed material.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, minutes, accounts, inventories, archaeological notes, programs, and printed material; department chairman was Frederick O. Waage. Organizations represented include the American Numismatic Society, the Archaeological Institute of America, and the College Art Association of America. Major correspondents include Cornelius William De Kiewiet, and Deane W. Malott.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, minutes, accounts, inventories, archaeological notes, programs, and printed material; department chairman was Frederick O. Waage. Organizations represented include the American Numismatic Society, the Archaeological Institute of America, and the College Art Association of America. Major correspondents include Cornelius William De Kiewiet, and Deane W. Malott.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University. Dept. of Fine Arts.
De Kiewiet, C. W. (Cornelius William), 1902-
Malott, Deane W. (Deane Waldo), 1898-
Waage, Frederick Oswin, 1906-1985
American Numismatic Society.
Archaeological Institute of America.
College Art Association of America.

Subjects:
Art history--Study and teaching.
Archaeology--Study and teaching.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Department of Fine Arts records, #14-14-818. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Assorted correspondences
ca. 1935-1953
Organizations:
  • Arizona Anthropological Association
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • American Numismatic Society
  • American Association of Museums
  • American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece
  • Art Trading Company
  • Archeological Institute of America
  • Committee for the Excavation of Antioch and its Vicinity
  • Oriental Institute
Correspondents include:
  • Vicky Athanassiou
  • Richard Aldrich, Wesleyan College
  • Robert J. Braidwood, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago
Box 2
Assorted correspondences; accounts; minutes
ca. 1935-1953
Organizations:
  • Committee for the Excavation of Antioch and its Vicinity
  • College Art Association
  • Oriental Institute
Correspondents include:
  • Robert Caldwell
  • Rhys Carpenter
  • Howard Comfort
  • N.C. Debevoise
  • C.W. deKiewiet
Box 3
Assorted correspondences; notes re: publication of Antioch IV; department purchases of coins and casts
ca. 1937-1956
Organizations:
  • Ethnographic Board (National Research Council)
  • George Banta Publishing Company
Correspondents include:
  • Hetty Goldman
  • Various of Cornell faculty and administration
Box 4
Assorted correspondences
ca. 1936-1956
Organizations:
  • DeWitt Historical Society
  • Committee for the Excavation of Antioch and its Vicinity
  • Princeton University
  • American Numismatic Society
Correspondents include:
  • Rufus Morey, Princeton University
Box 5
Assorted correspondences
ca. 1935-1956
Organizations:
  • American Numismatic Society
  • Oriental Institute
  • Cornell University
Correspondents include:
  • Dean R.M. Ogden, Cornell University
  • Dean Paul M. O'Leary, Cornell University
  • Ruth L. Schurman, editorial assistant of the Oriental Institute
  • Hans Henning von der Osten, Oriental Institute
  • Doris Fessler, Oriental Institute
Box 6
Assorted correspondences; notes on publication of Antioch IV; list of Antioch notebooks sent to R. Stillwell at Princeton
ca. 1933-1956
Organizations:
  • Princeton University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Raymond & Raymond Galleries, New York
  • Committee for the Excavation of Antioch and its Vicinity
Correspondents include:
  • G.M.A. Richter re: publication of Antioch lamps
  • D.M. Robinson, Johns Hopkins University
  • Richard Stillwell, Princeton University
  • Baldwin E. Smith, Princeton University
Box 7
Assorted correspondences
ca. 1935-1955
Organizations:
  • Harvard University
  • Princeton University
  • American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece
  • Strategic Services Office
Correspondents include:
  • Catherine Udall, Harvard University
  • R.F.S. Starr, Princeton University
  • Paul Underwood
  • Homer Thompson
  • R.S. Young
Box 8
Accounts and receipts: Fine Arts Department
1956-1959
Box 8
Accounts and receipts: Archaeology Department
1940-1948
Box 9
Accounts and receipts: Archaeology Department
1948-1959
Box 10
Accounts and receipts: Fine Arts Department
1940-1956
Box 10
Research grant
1939-1940
Box 10
Requisition note pad
Box 10
Payroll folder
1956-1957
Box 11
Accounts
1931-1947
  • Fine Arts
  • Archaeology
  • Archaeological Appropriation
  • Museum maintenance
Box 12
Archaeology study/research notes on monument inscriptions from Attica, Greece.
Most have corresponding C.I.A. ( Corpus Inscriptionum Atticarum) references. Also notes on progression of Old Attic letter forms (pre-403 B.C.).