Guide to the Timothy Cole Papers, 1914-1938
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|Repository:||Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries|
|Creator:||Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931|
|Title:||Timothy Cole Papers|
|Quantity:||1 cubic ft (3 boxes)|
|Abstract:||Bookplates and letters to Henry Kimball Prince, ca. 1931-1938; portraits and book illustrations; and 32 prints of a drawing of Vassar College Library.|
Born in 1852 in London, Timothy Cole is an American artist and engraver. In 1915, he designed a wood-engraving of the Vassar College Library based on a painting by his son, Alphaeus P. Cole. The engraving commemorated the 50th anniversary of Vassar College. Timothy Cole died in May, 1931 in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Bookplates and letters to Henry Kimball Prince, ca. 1931-1938; portraits and book illustrations; and 32 prints of a drawing of Vassar College Library.
This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Librarywithout any additional restrictions.
Restrictions on Use
Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library.
- Cole, Alphaeus Philemon, and Margaret Ward Cole. Timothy Cole: wood-engraver. New York: Pioneer Associates, 1935.
- Smith, Ralph Clifton. The wood engraved work of Timothy Cole. Washington, D.C.: Priv. Print. [Press of Gibson Brothers, inc.], 1925.
- Prince, Henry Kimball.
- Cole, Alphaeus Philemon, 1876-1988.
- Vassar College -- Anniversaries.
- Vassar College -- History.
- Vassar College. Library.
- Library bookplates.
- prints (visual works)
Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, 3 Feb 2009.
Timothy Cole Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.
Finding aid created by Rachel Schles, 8 Jan 2007.
Updated by Laura Streett, August 2012
Acquisition information relating to the Kimball materials in box 1 is currently unknown. Other correspondence in box 1 was removed from the Autograph File in June 2009. In 2012, the sonnet typescripts were removed from the Rare Book Collection, where they were cataloged with other Dewey material, The materials in boxes 2 and 3 were presumably transferred to Special Collections from the main library.
|Box 1||Bookplates and Letters to Henry Kimball Prince, ca. 1931-1938|
|Box 1||Miscellaneous Correspondence from Cole, 1914-1922|
|Box 1||Sonnets by Timothy Cole, undated (typescripts)|
|Box 2||Portrait Prints and Book Illustrations, undated|
|Box 3||Prints of the Vassar College Library, 1915|