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Print Collection

Identifier: MS 00016

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Prints and engravings removed from 18th century but mostly 19th century books or periodicals.  Most prints cannot be matched with the book from which it came or the date.  The location of the subject matter of each print or engraving is the primary criterion used in the organization of the collection.


  • Creation: 1740-1940

Language of Materials

English French German

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


5.50 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

These prints and engravings are loosely organized into four series.  Series 1 is organized by the surname of the person depicted in the print.  Series 2 is organized by the locality where the subject matter is located.  Series 3 is organized by subject matter. Series 4 is organized by the name of a book or periodical if a substantial amount of material for a single book or periodical remained together.

Processing Information:

Processed by Anne Johnson, Special Collections Assistant, in June 2015.

Guide to the Print Collection
Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson.
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository