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Sumner McKnight Crosby Post Card and Photograph Negative Collection

 Collection
Call Number: VRC 327

Scope and Contents

Collection of post cards mostly of French and English medieval architecture, as well as a variety of other Western European monuments, collected by Sumner McKnight Crosby and donated to the Sterling Memorial Library upon his death in 1982. The collection is boxed as received in 1982 and is divided into three sections: Boxes 1 and 2: post cards arranged alphabetically by building; Boxes 3 and 4: post cards arranged alphabetically by place; Box 5: miscellaneous black and white photographic negatives of medieval architectural monuments. A limited number of post cards contain comments on the reverse.

Dates

  • ca. 1930-1982

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to Yale University. Further use of this material may be subject to the copyright laws of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms or conditions.

Arrangement

Loose in boxes

Extent

2.7 Linear Feet (5 boxes)

Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/vrc.0327

Overview

Collection of post cards mostly of French and English medieval architecture, as well as a variety of other Western European monuments, collected by Sumner McKnight Crosby and donated to the Sterling Memorial Library upon his death in 1982. The collection is boxed as received in 1982 and is divided into three sections: Boxes 1 and 2: post cards arranged alphabetically by building; Boxes 3 and 4: post cards arranged alphabetically by place; Box 5: miscellaneous black and white photographic negatives of medieval architectural monuments. A limited number of post cards contain comments on the reverse.
Title
Sumner McKnight Crosby Post Card and Photograph Negative Collection
Author
Compiled by Robert Carlucci
Date
2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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