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Guide to the Portrait Collection, 1673-1962

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries
Creator: Vassar College. Library
Title: Portrait Collection
Dates: 1673-1962
Quantity: 6.5 cubic ft (5 boxes, 5 mapcase folders, and 2 separate items)
Abstract: Artificial collection of portraits of significant figures in history, literature and the arts.
Forms of Materials: Portraits

Scope and Content Note

Artificial collection of portraits of significant figures in history, literature and the arts. Created and added to over several decades for the purposes of library instruction.

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Access and Use

Access

This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.

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Subject Headings

Document Types:

  • portraits

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Encoding Information

Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, 3 Feb 2009.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Portrait Collection, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Rachel Schles, 15 Feb 2007.

Acquisition Information

Samuel S. Constant portrait was received in 2004 (A2004-017); other items acquired from various sources.

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Container List

Folder 1.01 Agrippa, Henricus Cornelius, undated
Folder 1.01 Ann, Queen, undated
Folder 1.01 Antino O., undated
Folder 1.01 Antonino, Marcus Aur., undated
Folder 1.02 Ariosto, undated
Folder 1.02 Aristotle, undated
Folder 1.02 Arnold, Matthew, undated
Folder 1.02 Audobon, John J., undated
Folder 1.03 Bartlett, Paul, undated
Folder 1.03 Beerbohm, Max, 1911
Folder 5.08 Beerbohm, Max, 1929
Folder 1.03 Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1927
Folder 1.03 Bellingham, John, 18 May 1812
Folder 1.04 Benet, Stephen Vincent, 1943
Folder 1.04 Bentivoglio, Cardinal Guido, undated
Folder 1.04 Blackstone, Sir William, 1874
Folder 1.05 Blashfield, Edwin Howland, undated
Folder 1.05 Bodley, Sir Thomas, undated (2 items)
Folder 1.06 Bojer, Johan, 1920
Folder 1.06 Bombast, undated
Folder 1.06 Bonaparte, Napoleon, undated
Folder 1.07 Brougham, Lord, undated
Folder 1.07 Buck, Pease S., undated
Folder 1.07 Bullen, Ann, 1738
Folder 1.07 Bullion, Cardinal de, 1673
Folder 1.08 Burroughs, John, undated (2 items)
Folder 1.09 Camden, Charles Pratt Earl, 1794
Folder 1.09 Carter, Elizabeth, 1788
Folder 1.09 Cartwright, Major, 1831
Folder 1.10 Cesare, C., undated
Folder 1.10 Chamberlain, Neville, 1938
Folder 1.10 Charron, Pierre, undated
Folder 1.11 Chase, Salmon P., undated
Folder 1.11 Christian VII, 1768
Folder 1.11 Cibelle, undated
Folder 1.12 Clemenceal, M. George, 1918 (2 item)
Folder 1.13 Condillac, 1780
Folder 1.14 Constant, Samuel S., undated
Folder 1.13 Cooper, undated
Folder 1.13 Cowleius (Cowley), Abrahamus, undated
Folder 1.14 Cromwell, Oliver, undated
Folder 5.08 De La Mare, Walter, 1929
Folder 1.15 Defoe, undated
Folder 1.15 Dickens, Charles "Boz", 1838
Folder 1.15 Dickens, Charles, His Wife, and Sister, undated (2 items)
Folder 1.15 Diderot, undated
Folder 1.16 Dodgson, Campbell, 1934
Folder 1.16 Drinkwater, John, 1919
Folder 1.16 Dumas, Alexandre, 1902
Folder 1.17 Duns, Jean, undated
Folder 5.08 Eddington, A. S., 1929
Folder 1.17 Edward VIII, King, 1936 (3 items)
Folder 1.17 Egan, Pierce, 1832
Folder 5.08 Einstein, Albert, 1929
Folder M1 Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1956
Folder 1.18 Elizabeth, Queen, undated
Folder 2.04 Elizabeth II, Queen and King George VI, 1936, 1937 (2 items)
Folder 1.18 Emerson, Ralph Waldo, undated
Folder M1 Evarts, William, 1884
Folder 1.19 Fabre, J. H., 1914
Folder 1.19 Faguet, undated
Folder 1.19 Fenelon (Francois de Salignac de la Mothe), undated
Folder 1.20 Ferdinand I, 1922
Folder 1.20 Ferrimontanus, undated
Folder 1.20 Fisher, Bishop of Rochester, undated
Folder 1.21 Foch, Marshal, undated (3 items)
Folder 1.22 France, Anatole, 1914, undated (2 items)
Folder 1.22 Franklin, Benjamin, 1778, 1950 (2 items)
Mapcase (sep. drawer) Franklin, Benjamin, 1859
Folder 2.01 Frederic II, 1756
Folder 2.01 Galba, Ser., undated
Folder 2.01 Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 1919
Folder 2.01 Gates, Horatio, undated
Folder 2.02 George I, King, 1746
Folder 2.02 George IV, King, undated
Folder 2.03 George V, King, 1928, 1929, 1935, undated (4 items)
Folder 2.04 George VI, King and Queen Elizabeth II, 1936, 1937 (2 items)
Folder 2.04 George, M. Lloyd, undated (2 items)
Folder 2.05 Gerard, undated
Folder 2.05 Giove, undated
Folder 2.05 Giraud, Jacob Post, Jr., undated
Folder 2.05 Gladstone, undated (2 items)
Folder 2.06 Gneifenau, undated
Folder 2.06 Goethe, undated
Folder 2.06 Green, John Richard, 1929
Folder 2.07 Gutenberg, undated
Folder 2.07 Harrington, Lucy, undated
Folder 5.08 Hauptmann, Gerhart, 1929
Folder 2.07 Hawker, Robert, 1820
Folder 2.08 Hayes, President, and Cabinet, 1880
Folder 2.08 Hill, Lord, 1819
Folder 2.08 Hillman, Sydney, undated
Folder 2.09 Hitler, Adolph, undated
Folder 2.09 Hoover, Herbert, 1925
Folder M1 Hoover, Herbert, undated
Folder M6 Humboldt, Alexander von, 1856
Folder 2.09 Hume, David, 1806
Folder 2.09 James, Thomas, undated
Folder 2.10 Jefferson, Thomas, undated (2 items)
Folder 2.10 Jenkins, Henry, 1846
Folder 2.11 Joachim, Joseph, undated
Folder M2 Joffre, General, 1915
Folder 2.11 John, Augustus, undated
Folder 2.11 Johnson, Samuel, undated
Folder 2.11 Kent, Duchess Of, 1818?
Folder 2.12 Kruell, Gustov, undated (2 items)
Folder 2.13 Laud, Archbishop, undated
Folder 2.13 Lavisse, undated
Folder 2.13 Langtree, L., undated
Folder 2.14 Leapold, Prince of Saxe Cobura, 1817
Folder 2.14 Lincoln, Abraham, 1909, undated (2 items)
Folder 2.15 Lincoln, Abraham, 1913, 1915, 1956, undated (4 items)
Folder 2.16 Lincoln, Abraham, 1909, 1935, undated (4 items)
Folder M3 Lincoln, Abraham, undated (6 items)
Mapcase (sep. drawer) Lincoln, Abraham, 1869
Folder 2.17 Lindbergh, Charles A., undated
Folder 2.17 Locke, John, 1738
Folder 2.17 Lown, Clarence, undated
Folder 3.01 Lowth, Robert, 1809
Folder 3.01 Lydgate, John, undated
Folder 3.01 Lynes, George Platt, undated
Folder 3.01 MacCracken, Henry Noble, undated (2 items)
Folder 5.08 MacDonald, Rt. Hon. J. Ramsey, 1929
Folder 3.02 Malebranche, undated
Folder 3.02 Manning, undated
Folder 3.02 Maria, Countess of Coventry, undated
Folder 3.02 Marie, Queen of Romania, 1922
Folder 3.03 Marshall, John, 1877, undated (2 items)
Folder 3.03 Mary, Dutchess of Lancaster, 1758
Folder 3.03 Mary II, Queen, 1744
Folder 3.04 Mary, Queen, The Queen Mother, 1937
Folder M2 Masaryk, T. G., undated
Folder 5.08 Melchett, Rt. Hon. Lord, of Landford, 1929
Folder 3.04 Milton, John, 1741
Folder 3.04 Mommsen, Theodor, 1897
Folder 3.04 Montagu, Lady Elizabeth, undated
Folder 3.05 Montagu, Mrs., 1809
Folder 3.05 Montgomery, James, 1819
Folder 3.05 Moore, Marianne, undated
Folder 3.05 More, Hannah, 1824
Folder 3.06 Morris, William, undated
Folder 3.06 Morse, Samuel, undated (2 items)
Folder 3.06 Nelson, Lord Horatio, 1938
Folder 3.06 O'Keefe, Georgia, undated
Folder 3.07 O'Neil, Miss, 1816
Folder 3.07 Oastler, Richard, undated (2 items)
Folder 3.07 Pasteur, Louis, undated (2 items)
Folder 3.08 Panizzi, undated
Folder 3.08 Peel, Robert, undated
Folder 3.08 Pennell, Joseph, undated
Folder 3.09 Poe, Edgar Allan, 1930
Folder 3.09 Pomponius Porphyrio, undated
Folder 3.09 Prior, Matthew, undated
Folder 3.10 Reade, Charles, 1913
Folder 3.10 Rembrandt, undated
Folder 3.10 Renan, Ernest, 1823
Folder 3.10 Richardot and Son, 1894
Folder 3.11 Rivera, Prima de, undated
Folder 3.11 Rockefeller, John D., undated (2 items)
Folder 3.11 Rogers, Samuel, undated
Folder 3.12 Roosevelt, Franklin, 1946, undated (4 items)
Folder 3.12 Roosevelt, Theodore, 1905, 1908 (2 items)
Folder 4.01 Rossetti, Christina, 1912
Folder 4.01 Rossetti, D. G., undated
Folder 4.01 Rostand, undated
Folder 4.02 Rousseau, J. J., undated (5 items)
Folder M6 Rousseau, J. J., undated (2 items)
Folder 4.03 Ruskin, John, undated
Folder 4.03 Sa Saintete Pie XII, 1939
Folder 4.03 Saltykov, Minhail Eugrafoviah, 1940
Folder 4.03 Sand, George, 1840
Folder 4.04 Savonarola, undated (2 items)
Folder 4.04 Selden, John, undated
Folder 4.04 Shakespeare, William, 1719, 1914 (2 items)
Folder 4.05 Shaw, George Bernard, undated
Folder 4.05 Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, undated
Folder 4.05 Shelley, Percy Bysshe, undated (5 items)
Folder 4.06 Sherman, William T., undated
Folder 4.06 Shuter, Mr., undated
Folder 4.06 Simon, Jules, undated
Folder 4.06 Simpson, James Alexander, 1936
Folder 5.08 Steer, Philip Wilson, 1929
Folder 4.07 Stokes, Lydia Babbott, undated
Folder 4.07 Stuart, Gilbert, 1928
Folder 4.07 Sturge, Joseph, undated
Folder 4.07 Swinburne, undated
Folder 4.08 Talfourd, Serjieant, undated
Folder 4.08 Tennyson, Alfred, undated
Folder 4.08 [Tennyson, Alfred ?], undated
Folder 4.08 Truman, Harry, 1945
Folder 4.09 Tsar Nicolaievitch, 1905
Folder 4.09 Tsar Nicolaievitch and family, 1905
Folder 4.09 Turgot, undated
Folder M4 Vassar, John Guy, 1861
Folder 4.09 Venerable, Sally Stokes, VC 1947, 1949
Folder 4.09 Voltaire, undated
Folder 4.10 Von Brandenburg, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1875
Folder 4.10 Washington, Mary Ball, and stekches, 1914, 1928 (6 items)
Folder 5.01 Washington, George, 1909, 1912, 1957 (3 items)
Folder 5.02 Washington, George, 1909, 1926, undated
Folder M5 Washington, George, 1932, undated (2 items)
Folder 5.03 Wayland, F., undated (2 items)
Folder 5.03 Webster, Daniel, undated
Folder 5.03 Whitman, Walt, undated (3 items)
Folder 5.04 William III, King, 1744
Folder 5.04 Wilson, Woodrow, undated
Folder M5 Wilson, Woodrow, 1918 (2 items)
Folder 5.04 Wordsworth, William, 1841
Folder 5.05 Wynn, Watkin Williams, 1742
Folder 5.05 Yale, Elihu, 1962
Folder 5.06 Unidentified Man, undated
Folder 5.06 Unidentified Woman with Dog, undated
Folder 5.07 Unidentified Man, undated
Folder 5.07 Unidentified Man, undated
Folder 5.07 Unidentified Man, undated
Folder 5.07 Unidentified Group, 1911
Folder 5.07 Unidentified Group, undated

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