Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Edward Epstean papers, 1923-1942

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0396
Bib ID 4078738 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Epstean, Edward, 1868-1945
Title Edward Epstean papers, 1923-1942
Physical Description 8 boxes (8 boxes)
Language(s) English .

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This material is chiefly letters concerning the acquisition of books on photography, book lists, dealers' bills, and correspondence relating to Mr. Epstean's gifts of photographic books, etc. to Columbia University and the Library of Congress. There are five boxes of pictures (photographic portraits) of Epstean and other individuals. Also, the typescript of Epstean's translation of Josef Eder's HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY and the galley proofs with Epstean's handwritten corrections; and three loose leaf binders containing reprints and typescripts of articles and speeches by Epstean, and letters of congratulation to him on his receiving several awards.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Edward Epstean papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Subject Headings

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


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"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Art -- Reproduction Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Book collectors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eder, Josef Maria, 1855-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Library of Congress Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photoengraving Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photography Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Pioneer in photoengraving and a collector of literature on photography.