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Yale University Art Gallery photographs and film

 Collection
Call Number: RU 622

Scope and Contents

The materials consist of photographs, drawings and one 16mm film documenting the two stages of construction of the Yale University Art Gallery (Gallery of Fine Arts).

Dates

  • 1925-1953

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy, which is retained by the repository. Researchers wishing to obtain an additional copy for their personal use should consult Copying Services information on the Manuscripts and Archives web site.

Arrangement

The records are arranged by topic and additional material.

Extent

5.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0622

Overview

The materials consist of photographs, drawings and one 16mm film documenting the two stages of construction of the Yale University Art Gallery (Gallery of Fine Arts).

Biographical / Historical

The Old Art Gallery (Old Wing) at Yale was completed in 1928. A bridge over High Street, connecting Street Hall to the Art Gallery, was constructed at the same time. The New Art Gallery (New Wing) adjoins the Old Wing on the west side. The New Wing was completed in 1953.

Custodial History

Accession 2012-A-075 transferred from Media Services, 2010.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 46-B (YRG 46-B), Records and materials documenting individual Yale buildings, facilities, and grounds.

General

Formerly titled: Yale University Art Gallery Photographs. Title revised 3/29/2012.
Title
Guide to the Yale University Art Gallery Photographs and Film
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
May 1998
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Opening Hours