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Preliminary Guide to the Harold Jantz Graphic Art Collection, circa 1400s-1800s

Abstract

Professor of German literature at Northwestern, Johns Hopkins, and Duke Universities. Collector of German baroque literature and German Americana.

A collection of etchings and engravings and other prints. Includes European, American and Asian works. Some old master prints.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Jantz, Harold Stein, 1907-1987, collector.
Title
Harold Jantz Graphic Art collection circa 1400s-1800s
Language of Material
English
Extent
5.0 Linear Feet, Approximately 1000 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

A collection of etchings and engravings and other prints. Includes European, American and Asian works. Some old master prints.

This material remains unprocessed and undescribed. Prints have been loosely sorted by American, European, or Asian origin and are foldered accordingly.

Administrative Information

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warning Access Restrictions

Collection is restricted.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

warning Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Prints

(6 boxes)
European prints
(1 folder)
Box 1
European prints
(3 folders)
Box 2
American prints
(1 folder)
Box 3
European prints
(8 folders)
Box 3
Asian prints
(1 folder)
Box 3
European prints
(4 folders)
Box 4
American prints
(1 folder)
Box 5
European prints
(3 folders)
Box 5
American prints
(2 folders)
Box 6

Historical Note

Professor of German literature at Northwestern, Johns Hopkins, and Duke Universities. Collector of German baroque literature and German Americana.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harold Jantz Graphic Art Collection, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Harold Jantz Graphic Art Collection were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2011.

Processing Information

Accessioned by Meghan Lyon, February 2012

Encoded by Meghan Lyon, February 2012

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2011-1042

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.