MICROFORMS FOR ART HISTORIANS
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The following titles are available for library use only in the Art History/Classics Library (AH/C), Environmental Design Library (ENVI), and Newspapers & Microforms (News/Micro). Reader-printers are available in Newpapers and Microforms, 40 Doe and the Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall.
A.C.S.A.A. archive (American Committee for South Asian Art).
AH/C, Special Collections, MICROFICHE 873
The collection is arranged alphabetically by geographic area or by the name of the site, including views of the sites, architecture, sculpture, and painting. It contains photographs of the art of ancient Gandhara and Bactria, from the territories of Afghanistan (sites: Bamiyan; Begram; Fauladi; Fondukistan; Hadda; Kakrak; Khair-Khaneh; Paitava; Shotorak; and Surkh-Kotal), Pakistan (sites: Jamalghari; Loriyan Tangai; Mardan; Muhammad Nuri; Peshawar; Sari Bahlol; Sikri; Swat; Takht-i-Bahi; Taxila; Dharmarajika; Jandial; Jaulian; Mohra Moradu; and Sirkap), and India.
Alinari photo archive: being the Alinari, Anderson, and Brogi photo collections of Italian and other art and architecture reproduced on microfiches. Edited by L.D. Couprie. Zug: Inter Documentation Company AG, 1983, c1982-. 1344 microfiches: vols. 1-8 + guide.
AH/C, Special Collections, MICROFICHE 5052
three photograph collections from the Alinari Photo Archive: the Alinari
Collection (66,444 photos); the Anderson Collection (27,244 photos); and the
Brogi Collection (25,382 photos). The Alinari collection includes photographs
from all of the regions of
America, 1935-1946: the
photographs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farm Security
Administration, and the U.S. Office of War Information, arranged by region and
1,637 microfiches + index.
MICROFICHE 28570 (For GUIDE see: MICROFICHE 28570.guide)
Microfiche shelved alphabetically by region: Farwest, General USA/Canada and North America/Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands, Midwest, Northwest, Northeast, South, Southwest. 87,677 selected photographs reproduced from the collections of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. The most famous are from the Farm Security Administration project in the mid-1930s, representing some of the earliest and best examples of the use of photography as social documentation. Includes work by Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, Marion Post Wolcott and Arthur Rothstein.
American artists: microfiche
from the Witt Library, Courtauld Institute of Art.
AH/C, Room 308J - Microfiche Cabinet, MICROFICHE 26974
There are over 4,000 American (U.S.) artists in the Witt Library and about 70,000 photographs or reproductions of paintings, drawings and engravings by them. The holdings of the Witt in this area complement well-known American archives such as the Frick Art Reference Library. The American section covers the period from the early 18th century up to 1980; its coverage of 20th century art is as strong as the earlier periods. The accompanying guide contains an alphabetical listing providing artists' names, dates and places of birth and death (when known) plus the number of the first fiche where the artists' mounts have been recorded to microfiche. The first column of numbers refers to the original 1981 microfiche edition, the second column refers to American artists: microfiche from the Witt Library, Courtauld Institute of Art, 10 year update 1981-1991 (see the next entry, below).
American artists: microfiche from the Witt Library, Courtauld Institute of Art, 10-year update 1981-1991. Novato, Calif.: Emmett Publishing, 1991. 328 microfiches + guide.
AH/C, Room 308J - Microfiche Cabinet, MICROFICHE 26975
Note: See entry above for description.
Art exhibition catalogs microform: indexes. Cambridge, England; Teaneck, N.J., 1982. 13 microfiches.
AH/C, Special Collections, MICROFICHE 4226
Subject index to art exhibition catalogues published on microfiche by Chadwyck-Healey Ltd. Index divided into 4 parts: listing by author; title; agent of publication (i.e., museum or gallery); and subject, including artists’ names..
Author index of Byzantine
studies. Compiled by Dumbarton Oaks, Center for
AH/C, Special Collections, DF503.A9 1986 (shelved with microfiche collection)
Cumulative index of all annotated bibliographic entries published in the journal Byzantinische Zeitschrift from 1892-1981 plus additional references.
Biographisches Archiv der Antike = Biographical archive of the classical world. München. K.G. Saur Verlag, [1997?]-1999. 623 microfiches + guide.
AH/C, Room 308J - Microfiche Cabinet & News/Micro,
Biographical entries compiled from German, English, French, Italian, Latin and Greek works. Covers approximately 150,000 individuals from the 8th century BC through
Bulletin Rubens: annales de la Commission Officielle
Institutée par le Conseil
Bulletin Rubens was originally published from 1882-1900, in 5 volumes, by P. Génard and C. Ruelens. A primary source for archival documents on Rubens and his family, specifically created to illuminate Ruben's life as artist, scholar, diplomat, school headmaster, family man and citizen. Includes documentation on Ruben's art, correspondence, historical studies, unedited documents, political activities, etc. In French, with illustrations.
California art & artists
information file: California art, a subject index. California sculptors, a
News/Micro, MICROFICHE 4173
120 periodicals and newspapers as well as a few books have been selectively
indexed for material related to
Catalogue of French-language medieval manuscripts in the Koninklijke Bibliotheek and
News/Micro, MICROFICHE 30350 (Guide under MICROFICHE 30350 Guide)
A collection of 120 French-language manuscripts, mainly acquired between 1798 and 1840. Extensive
codicological descriptions are given for the majority of manuscripts; those not described are included for a
complete overview. As a supplement, manuscript provenance is included.
Highlights of the collection are the Heures de la Passion by Christine de
Pisan, Cité de Dieu by
Catalogues of sales: 1734-1945. Sotheby & Co. 1734-1945. ca. 10,000 catalogs on microfilm. Part I (Reels 1-71; 1734-1850); Part II (Reels 1-148; 1851-1900); Part III (Reels 1-155; 1901-1945). News/Micro, MICROFILM 16663.Z (Shelved at NRLF)
catalogues from the
Cicognara Library: literary
sources in the history of art and kindred subjects. Edited
by Philipp Fehl and Lizabeth Wilson.
ENVI, MICROFICHE 35834
Cicognara Library Collection contains approximately
five thousand books on art, archaeology, and allied subjects. Acquired by the
Collection de pièces
sur les beaux-arts (1673-1808): dite Collection
AH/C, Room 308J - Microfiche Cabinet, MICROFICHE 5545
Microform of the 63 volume Deloynes collection in the Bibliothèque nationale. A panorama
of art criticism during the Old Regime, The Revolution and the Empire, this
collection includes over 2000 pamphlets, manuscripts, and salon and exhibition
catalogs. The Deloynes Collection was begun by the well-known merchant and
amateur artist Pierre-Jean Mariette, who was succeeded in 1774 by
Contemporary women artists:
pictures from the Women Artists Slide Library.
AH/C, Room 308J - Microfiche Cabinet, MICROFICHE 27085 (Guide MICROFICHE 27085.guide)
This volume lists 226 artists, arranged alphabetically. The entry for each artist gives the artist's name and a reference indicating where images are to be found on the microfiche.
Conway Library, the
Courtauld Institute of Art: microfiche copies of materials in the collection.
photographs, acquired from professional photographers as well as faculty and
the teaching and research that has been
undertaken at the Courtauld Institute.
The photographs cover the following areas: Pt. 1. Architecture:
Conway Library 5 year
860 microfiches + guide.
AH/C, Room 308J - Microfiche Cabinet, MICROFICHE 28643
The update follows the order of the original microfiche, except that the six parts have been amalgamated into one. All information about each photograph is annotated on the mount.
Courtauld Institute of Art
News/Micro, MICROFICHE 28703
Reproduces the card index file to articles on the fine arts, architecture, decorative arts and related subjects, which appeared in almost 200 art periodicals over a forty year period beginning in the mid 1930s. Subject headings serve to guide the users, i.e. iconography, portraits, sculpture, etc. Most cards include a brief summary of the article referred to, and each subject is indexed in fine detail. Each header strip includes details of the first and last subjects of the fiche.
Crace Collection of London
views in the British Museum.
News/Micro, MICROFILM 20520 see DA677.A12.C7 (MICROFILM GUIDES) for index to reels and catalog of the collection.
A comprehensive graphical representation of
Deloynes Collection; see entry: Collection de pièces sur les beaux-arts (1673-1808): dite Collection Deloynes
Dictionary catalog of the
Library of the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution. Freer Gallery of Art, Library.
MICROFICHE 30529 (Guide MICROFICHE 30529.guide)
This microfiche collection is the second, enlarged edition of the reproduction of the card catalog of the Freer Gallery of Art Library, Smithsonian. Half of the book collection is in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean, and also includes numerous manuscripts, photographs, and slides. The guide provides an introduction and a list of fiche headers arranged by sections: Asian language catalog, Western language catalog, Library of Congress classification catalog.
photographic archive of art & architecture in Italy.
AH/C, Special Collections, MICROFICHE 19162
collection reproduces photographs, mainly taken before the end of the 19th
century, in the collection of the
Early photographs from
News/Micro MICROFICHE 34156
Selected glass negatives (some positive) made mainly in Egypt, some in Greece and Turkey, showing Islamic and modern architecture, ancient Egyptian monuments, daily life in the cities and countryside and flora and fauna of Egypt. Original photographer unknown, but many of the negatives have exact dates. Includes printed guide.
Emblem books. Supplement 1: a microfiche project. Edited by Wim van Dongen. Zug, Switzerland: Inter Documentation, 198-?. 780 microfiches.
News/Micro, MICROFICHE 18001
books. Supplement 2: a microfiche
project. Edited by Wim van Dongen.
News/Micro, MICROFICHE 22725
Emblem books are an invaluable source for historians of literature and the visual arts. This collection includes rare and important emblem books starting with the first published emblem book, Alciato's Emblematum Liber (1531). Other authors in this collection include Abraham a Sancta Clar, Camerarius, Drechsel, Menestrier, and Ripa.
Exhibition catalogs of the
Hermitage from the Library of the State Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg.
The catalog collection traces in chronological order the Hermitage exhibition history and covers the period immediately following the Revolution through the 1970s. The catalogs comprehend the outstanding permanent collections of the Hermitage, covering areas such as primitive culture, the culture and art of ancient Egypt, Russian culture, the art of Italy, England and France, decorative silver, European wallpaper, etc. Also includes guides and catalogs covering collections on loan from other institutions that were temporarily exhibited at the Hermitage. These catalogs comprise a large part of this microfiche collection and include a great variety of subjects.
Frühwerk Gustav Klimts. Dobai, Johannes. Wien: Universität Wien, 1958.
News/Micro, MICROFILM 12354.ND
Dissertation based on Gustav Klimt’s early work.
Index iconologicus. Compiled
News/Micro, MICROFICHE 1785 See N7420.A12.I6 (News/Micro) for a guide to the microform edition.
Consists of more than 60,000 alphabetically filed entries. These entries contain, in addition to photographic reproductions of art works, much literary, bibliographic, and historical information. Although the bulk of the material comes from the 16th and 17th centuries, entries are included from as early as A. D. 1250 to as recently as 1940. The guide is also issued on microfiche, together with the microform edition, filed at head of the set.
Index of ancient art and
architecture: monuments of Greek and Roman cultural heritage in the
photographic collection of the German Archaeological Institute in
AH/C, Room 308J - Microfiche Cabinet, MICROFICHE 17031
A collection of over 300,000 photographs on ancient art from the German
Archaeological Institute in
Internationale Bibliographien zur Kunstliteratur zwischen 1500 und 1850 = International bibliographies of art literature between 1500 and 1850. München. K.G. Saur, 1999. 167 microfiches + guide.
AH/C, Room 308J - Microfiche Cabinet, MICROFICHE 27938
on architecture, painting, graphic art, sculpture and landscape gardening
published between 1500 and 1850. Covers Germany,
Kasimir Malevich archive, Stedelijk Museum,
Malevich, Kazimir Severinovich, 1878-1935.
News/Micro, MICROFICHE 19025
A collection of 35 handwritten texts, typewritten texts, notebooks, and clippings from Kazimer Severinovich Malevich (1878-1935). The texts date from 1913 to 1927 and include the complete manuscript for the proposed 1922 edition of the book "Suprematism. Mir kak bespredmetnost." The archive also contains parts of Malevich' main philosophical work "The World as Non-Objectivity."
M.C. Escher archive drawings: Haags Gemeentemuseum, mei 1980. [
106 fiches + guide.
News/Micro MICROFICHE 34158
The authentic collection of all Escher drawings housed in the Haags Gemeentemuseum. Includes a printed guide listing the individual drawings with specifications as to date, exact size, technique used and place in the microfiche collection. Approximately 2,100 drawings.
index: Inventar der Kunst in Deutschland. Bildarchiv Foto Marburg, Deutsches
Dokumentationszentrum für Kunstgeschichte, Philipps-Universität Marburg,
AH/C, Room 308J - Microfiche Cabinet, MICROFICHE 10704
The 930,000 photographs cover material from the Middle Ages to the present. The western and non-western art included covers architecture, painting, sculpture, prints, and decorative arts and crafts. Organized topographically, it begins with municipal architecture, followed by sacred and secular architecture, and ends with museums and their individual works of art. Within the frame of each microfiche are names of artists, titles of works, dates, and dimensions. Provides extensive subject index. The Marburger Index is based on ICONCLASS : an iconographic classification system (AH/C, Room 308J - Microfiche Cabinet, Z697.A8.W3 1973), a subject specific international classification system for iconographic research and the documentation of images covering the subjects of western art. Provides definitions, including keywords, of objects, persons, events, situations and abstract ideas that can be the subject of an image.
collection, including some post-mediaeval manuscripts. Section
4, illuminated manuscripts.
News/Micro, MICROFILM 19462 ND
This collection covers the 10th-17th centuries and includes examples of most of the Western European styles of illumination. For contents see guide: ND2897.C3.T7 (in News/Micro)
Mediaeval manuscripts at Lambeth
News/Micro, MICROFILM 17738.BX
These 22 manuscripts (some in color) date from the 9th to the 15th centuries. The collection includes a 12th-century Gregorii Homiliae, the Lambeth Bible, the Lambeth Apocalypse, St. Alban's Chronicle, St. Neot's Psalter and the 9th-century Gospels of MacDurnan. For contents list to reels, see MICROFILM 17738 BX guide (in News/Micro).
Modern Chinese pictorial art, 1949-1979. Simon B. Heilesen. Zug, Switzerland: Inter Documentation Co., 1980? 3 microfiches.
Room 308J - Microfiche Cabinet, MICROFICHE 6022
A sample survey of modern Chinese art limited to the first three decades of the People's Republic of China. The survey is based on Dutch, British, and German library collections. Here pictorial art is defined by traditional Chinese painting, oil painting, water-color, and drawings & graphics (distinguished as woodcuts, nianhua, posters and prints). The name of the artist, title of painting (in Chinese if the original title was available; otherwise, in English), date, place of publication and subject are provided. Searchable by alphabetical, chronological, and subject indexes.
Contains announcements, newspaper clippings, press releases, reviews, and other ephemera from the late 19th through the mid-20th centuries relating to more than 20,000 modern artists. Arranged alphabetically by artist's name and includes material on all kinds of artists from painters to performers. Includes bibliographical references.
News/Micro MICROFICHE 33756
The scrapbooks are arranged alphabetically by 44 individual artists with three multi-artists collections at the end.
Photographs of Egyptian Art
84 microfiches + guide.
News/Micro MICROFICHE 34157
Photographs, made between 1931 and 1975 by Egyptologist Hans Wolfgang Müller. Photos document objects d'art, sculptures, reliefs and smaller objects as well as other Egyptian antiquities. Over 9,000 photographs. Includes printed guide with list of places, sites and collections in alphabetical order; list of fiches and their contents; and list of objects and negative numbers.
Recueil. Pièces sur les arts, 15è-20è siècles. 12 volumes on two microform reels.
News/Micro, MICROFILM 79049
Collection of images--engravings, caricatures, photographs, reproductions of paintings--that have as their subject French artists and ateliers from the 15th to the 20th centuries, in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Estampes et Photographies Department.
Sotheby sales catalogues see entry: Catalogues of sales: 1734-1945
News/Micro, MICROFICHE 27913
The Municipal Archives of Rotterdam holds a remarkable collection of large-format posters documenting theatre and some opera performances in the city's theatres and in certain other Dutch cities in the second half of the 19th and first quarter of the 20th centuries. Provides a significant resource for research for the history of the theatre and performance but also for the wider study of European culture during this crucial period of its history.
van Doesburg archive. Netherlands, Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst.
441 microfiches + guide.
ENVI, MICROFICHE 27915
As writer, art theorist and art critic, van Doesburg was an untiring propagandist of the new. This archive contains correspondence with artists and magazine editors; Van Doesburg's published works and many manuscripts; photos of his work and the exhibitions he took part in; scrapbooks, notebooks, diaries and personal papers.
Women artists in the
Victoria & Albert Museum. Haslemere,
10 microfiche + guide.
AH/C, Room 308J - Microfiche Cabinet, MICROFICHE 27089
Catalogue of women's art in the Collection of Prints, Drawings and
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