James Lord papers
Scope and Contents
- Majority of material found within 1946 - 2003
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Boxes 80-81 (audiovisual material): Restricted fragile. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Existence and Location of Copies
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2016 and 2017 Acquisitions: Purchased from Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, Inc., on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2016, 2017.
2020 Acquisition: Gift of Gilles Roy Lord, 2020.
38.72 Linear Feet (95 boxes)
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog
James Lord, 1922-2009
This collection received a basic level of processing, including rehousing and minimal organization.
As a rule, descriptive information found in the Collection Contents section is drawn in large part from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during initial processing.
Former call numbers: Uncat MS Vault 369, Uncat MS Vault 425, Uncat MS Vault 439, Uncat MS Vault 454, Uncat MS Vault 475, Uncat MS Vault 477, Uncat MS Vault 532, Uncat MS Vault 539, Uncat MS Vault 551, Uncat MS Vault 627, Uncat MS Vault 663, Uncat MS Vault 684, Uncat MS Vault 792, Uncat MS Vault 806, Uncat MS Vault 819, Uncat MS Vault 828, Uncat MS Vault 829, Uncat MS Vault 862, Uncat MS Vault 867 Uncat MSS 67, Uncat MSS 372, Uncat MSS 406, Uncat MSS 442, Uncat MSS 445, Uncat MSS 447, Uncat MSS 795, Uncat MSS 1062, Uncat MSS 1072, Uncat MSS 1174.
Box 71 and folder numbers 668-675 are unused. Reference copies have been discarded. Original audiocassettes are housed in box 80 and original audiotape reels are housed in box 81.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Art critics
- Art critics
- Art critics -- United States -- Archives
- Art, European
- Audiovisual materials
- Authors, American
- Authors, American
- Authors, American -- 20th Century -- Archives
- Cartier-Bresson, Henri, 1908-2004
- Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963
- Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966
- Lord, James, 1922-2009
- Photographic prints
- Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973
- Sound recordings
- Video recordings
- Guide to the James Lord Papers
- by Lisa Conathan
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- October 2020: Added March 2020 addition.
- 2014: [Revision description not specified]
- 2011-05-25: Baseline processing completed.
- 2010-02-10: Transformed with yale.addEadidUrl.xsl. Adds @url with handle for finding aid. Overwrites @url if already present.
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