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Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections Cotsen Children's Library One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1865-1935
Extent: 19 linear ft. (19 flat archival boxes)
This collection consists primarily of photographs taken by Rupert Potter (1832-1914), father of children?s book author Beatrix Potter (1866-1944). It includes many portraits of Beatrix, of family members, and of friends. In addition, the collection includes studio portraits of Potter family members taken by various commercial photographers; a few photographs taken by Beatrix as aids for illustration; and photographs of animals and farmsteads in the Lake District related to Beatrix Potter Heelis? career as sheep farmer and land preservationist from the 1910s to 1940s. (View full finding aid.)
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Lloyd E. Cotsen collection of Potter Family photographs
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19 linear ft. (19 flat archival boxes)
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1865-1935
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This collection consists primarily of photographs taken by Rupert Potter (1832-1914), father of children?s book author Beatrix Potter (1866-1944). It includes many portraits of Beatrix, of family members, and of friends. In addition, the collection includes studio portraits of Potter family members taken by various commercial photographers; a few photographs taken by Beatrix as aids for illustration; and photographs of animals and farmsteads in the Lake District related to Beatrix Potter Heelis? career as sheep farmer and land preservationist from the 1910s to 1940s.
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Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections Cotsen Children's Library One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1830s-1840s
(Bulk: 1833-1841)
Extent: 1 linear feet (1 hollinger, 1 half-size archival box, 1 volume)
A collection of letters and other writings written principally by Mary Chrystie, but also other members of Chrystie/Few family, mostly from the 1830s through 1840s. Mary Chrystie is a pious, intelligent, chatty, and wealthy young lady from Fishkill Landing, New York. Unfortunately Mary dies at the early age of 17 from tuberculosis in Nice, France. (View full finding aid.)
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Mary Chrystie Papers
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COTSEN1
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1 linear feet (1 hollinger, 1 half-size archival box, 1 volume)
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1830s-1840s
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1833-1841
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A collection of letters and other writings written principally by Mary Chrystie, but also other members of Chrystie/Few family, mostly from the 1830s through 1840s. Mary Chrystie is a pious, intelligent, chatty, and wealthy young lady from Fishkill Landing, New York. Unfortunately Mary dies at the early age of 17 from tuberculosis in Nice, France.
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Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections Cotsen Children's Library One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1900s
(Bulk: 1960-1996)
Extent: 11 linear feet. (2 archival boxes, 2 18x15 flat archival boxes, 2 15x12 flat archival boxes, 1 21x16 flat archival box. )
A collection of correspondence, sketches, proofs, notes, personal writing, photographs, and legal documents related to the life and careers of P. L. Travers (1899-1996) and Mary Shepard (1909-2000). (View full finding aid.)
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Mary Shepard and P. L. Travers Archive
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COTSEN2
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11 linear feet. (2 archival boxes, 2 18x15 flat archival boxes, 2 15x12 flat archival boxes, 1 21x16 flat archival box. )
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1900s
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1960-1996
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A collection of correspondence, sketches, proofs, notes, personal writing, photographs, and legal documents related to the life and careers of P. L. Travers (1899-1996) and Mary Shepard (1909-2000).
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Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections Cotsen Children's Library One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
circa 1913-2015
Extent: 3 linear feet (7 archival boxes)
Advertising material, mostly catalogs, from publishers and sellers of children's books, toys and educational products. (View full finding aid.)
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Publishers' and Retailers' Catalogs
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COTSEN3
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3 linear feet (7 archival boxes)
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circa 1913-2015
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Advertising material, mostly catalogs, from publishers and sellers of children's books, toys and educational products.
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