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Francis duPont Cornelius papers, 1927-1978

Creator:
Cornelius, Francis duPont, 1907-1990
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
12.4 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Correspondence; biographical and personal documents; writings; photographs; etchings; conservation work files; business files; slides and negatives.
Biographical and personal documents; business correspondence; typescripts, notes, and published writings; photographs of Cornelius; 4 etchings by him; files on conservation work completed, containing correspondence, condition reports, bills, receipts, canvas fragments, photographs, transparencies, x-rays and slides.
Business daybooks, 11volumes, 1952-1978, listing Cornelius' transactions as a conservator of works of art. The listings include the date, client, artist and work, appraisal of the work's condition, conservation performed, and cost. Payments due are also listed.
Citation:
Francis duPont Cornelius papers, 1927-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 1419 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel 1419: Originals returned to Francis duPont Cornelius after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Francis duPont Cornelius (1907-1990) was a conservator from Cincinnati, Ohio.
Provenance:
Unmicrofilmed material donated 1978 by Francis duPont Cornelius. Material on reel 1419 lent for microfilming 1978 by Cornelius.
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Conservators
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9396
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211593
AAA_collcode_cornfran
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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