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John Loring papers, 1970 to present

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#2034
Bib ID 15264625 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Loring, John
Title John Loring papers, 1970 to present
Physical Description 3 Linear Feet
Language(s) English .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Description

Content Description

Gift from John Loring, an addition to his papers, consists of correspondence, photographs, and other materials, including but certainly not limited to: original photographs of the Isle of Wight Music Festival, August 29-31, 1969 taken by himself; an album of letters, invitations, and notes sent by prominent people including Margrethe II, Queen of Denmark, Walter Hoving, Mary Lasker, Malcolm Forbes, and Paloma Picasso; an album of letters and notes sent by additional prominent people including Albert II, Prince of Monaco, Gloria Vanderbilt, Richard Avedon, and Ultra Violet; very important examples of actual line editing of John Loring's text done by Jacqueline Kennedy while she was his editor at Doubleday; notes and faxes from Caroline Kennedy to John Loring relating to the quick work by Tiffany & Co. to create the notice for Mrs. Kennedy's funeral on May 23, 1994; and a letter written by Auguste Rodin; also four boxes of published articles by John Loring, including a comprehensive group of his writings for Architectural Digest.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Conditions Governing Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Loring Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

John Loring, Design Director Emeritus of Tiffany & Co., and biographer of Joseph Urban, has been giving us portions of his own papers for a number of years. This year's gift consists of 4 legal size flip top gray boxes of his own magazine publications, plus 4 albums of significant items that he has received, created, or collected over his career.