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Colección MS.GL.001 - David Robbins Coffin Papers, 1918-2003

Área de identidad

Código de referencia

DcWaDIC MS.GL.001

Título

David Robbins Coffin Papers, 1918-2003

Fecha(s)

  • 1918-2003 (Creación)

Nivel de descripción

Colección

Volumen y soporte

Approximately 40 linear feet, including:
38 boxes of notebooks
3 boxes of offprints
3 boxes of catalog cards
7 boxes of negatives
3 boxes of slides
11 boxes of unprocessed materials, papers and photographs

Área de contexto

Nombre del productor

Coffin, David R. (1918-2003)

Historia biográfica

American historian of Renaissance gardens and landscape architecture. Coffin taught at Princeton University from 1949-1988, serving as chair of the art and archaeology department from 1964-1970. In addition, Coffin was the first chairman of the Garden Advisory Committee for Dumbarton Oaks, which led to the establishment of a scholarly program for garden and landscape studies in 1971. Coffin also organized the first garden symposium at Dumbarton Oaks in 1971, which focused on his métier, Italian gardens.

Historia archivística

Origen del ingreso o transferencia

In 2009, Dumbarton Oaks acquired the Coffin papers from his estate and the collection was transferred from Coffin's residence and the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University in Princeton, NJ.

Área de contenido y estructura

Alcance y contenido

The collection consists of Coffin's personal papers and materials relating to his teaching career at Princeton University and his scholarly research interests in Renaissance architecture and garden history. Materials include notebooks, index cards, correspondence, typescripts, course syllabi, class and lecture notes, and offprints. Of particular note are Coffin's notebooks, which contain extensive research notes on English, French, and Italian gardens. There is also a significant amount of visual material, including photographs, slides, microfilm, and negatives.

Valorización, destrucción y programación

Acumulaciones

Sistema de arreglo

Área de condiciones de acceso y uso

Condiciones de acceso

The collection has not been processed and is only partially rehoused. For more information or for access to the collection, please consult ICFA staff.

Condiciones

Duplication of materials in the collection may be governed by copyright and other restrictions.

Idioma del material

Escritura del material

Notas sobre las lenguas y escrituras

Características físicas y requisitos técnicos

Instrumentos de descripción

An unpublished draft inventory of Coffin's notebooks is available for consultation in the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives.

Área de materiales relacionados

Existencia y localización de originales

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Área de control de la descripción

Identificador de la descripción

US

Identificador de la institución

DcWaDIC

Reglas y/o convenciones usadas

Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)

Estado de elaboración

Borrador

Nivel de detalle

Básico

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Fuentes

Nota del archivista

The archive was partially processed by Gerrianne Schaad, ICFA Curator in 2009-2010.

Área de derechos

Derecho relacionado

Acción

Research

Autorización

Permitir

Fecha de inicio

Fecha final

Titular de derechos

Nota(s) sobre los derechos

Preferred Citation: David Robbins Coffin Papers, 1918-2003, MS.GL.001, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

Fundamento

Política

Derecho relacionado

Acción

Publish

Autorización

Permitir

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Fecha final

Titular de derechos

Nota(s) sobre los derechos

Copyright for David Coffin materials belongs to Dumbarton Oaks. However, permission to publish materials created by other correspondents must be obtained from the copyright holder.

Fundamento

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Área de Ingreso