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Rodin sculpture garden records, 1980-1991.

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Author/Creator:
Elsen, Albert E., 1927-1995
Language:
English.
Earliest date:
1980
Latest date:
1991
Format:
  • Manuscript/Archive
  • 4.25 linear feet
Summary:
Correspondence, memoranda, proposals, plans, publicity materials, photographs, articles, and other records pertaining to the B. Gerald Cantor Rodin Sculpture Garden. Includes correspondence with the garden's designer Robert Mittelstadt and the personal log of Albert Elsen. An addition to the records (accession 2005-178) includes drafts of the text for the catalog to the Rodin collection, 1988-91 and undated; miscellaneous correspondence, 1985-91; and slides of Rodin works, some of which are copies of old photographs of works in Rodin's studio
Note:
Through the generosity of B. Gerald Cantor, an outdoor sculpture garden containing works by Auguste Rodin was dedicated at Stanford University in May of 1985. Albert Elsen, professor of art, is curator of the Rodin Collection at Stanford.
Provenance:
Gift of Albert Elsen, 1991, and transfer from art library, 2005.
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