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Guide to the Rodin Sculpture Garden Records
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Description
Correspondence, memoranda, proposals, plans, publicity materials, photographs, articles, and other records pertaining to the B. Gerald Cantor Rodin Sculpture Garden. Includes correspondence with the garden's designer Robert Mittelstadt and the personal log of Albert Elsen. An addition to the records (accession 2005-178) includes drafts of the text for the catalog to the Rodin collection, 1988-91 and undated; miscellaneous correspondence, 1985-91; and slides of Rodin works, some of which are copies of old photographs of works in Rodin's studio
Background
Through the generosity of B. Gerald Cantor, an outdoor sculpture garden containing works by Auguste Rodin was dedicated at Stanford University in May of 1985. Albert Elsen, professor of art, is curator of the Rodin Collection at Stanford.
Extent
4.25 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.