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Roland Rood papers, 1910-1927

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1083
Bib ID 4079276 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Rood, Roland, 1863-1927
Title Roland Rood papers, 1910-1927
Physical Description 6 boxes (6 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

A collection of notes and manuscript drafts of studies made by Rood, concerned with the theory and practice of painting, art criticism, esthetics, and related subjects. Some of the results of these studies were published in 1941 under the title, COLOR AND LIGHT IN PAINTING.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on 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.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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); Roland Rood papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Selected Related Material--at Columbia

Odgen N. Rood Papers Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Accruals

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Rood, Mrs. Roland. Method of acquisition--Bequest; Date of acquisition--1963. Accession number--M-63.

Publications About Described Materials

Rood, Roland. Color and Light in Painting. New York : Columbia University Press, 1941.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

Revision Description

2020-07-30 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Aesthetics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Art criticism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Painters -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Painting Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Painting -- Technique Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

American painter.

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Series I: Original Drafts of Typed Manuscripts



Box 1 Aesthetics


Box 1 Application of the Theory of Contrasts to the Practice of Painting


Box 1 Attention and Drawing--Judgment and the Will


Box 1 Basic Perception and Unity


Box 1 Color Sensation


Box 1 Distinctive Traits of the Aesthetic Feelings


Box 1 Empathy


Box 1 Evolution Part I


Box 1 The Fifth or Material Contrast



Box 2 Glazing


Box 2 The Law of the Emotional Overflow


Box 2 Minus and Degraded Staccato


Box 2 The Motif


Box 2 Notes on Ornament


Box 2 Order


Box 2 Prologue and Theory of Beauty


Box 2 Sensation and Imitation



Box 3 The Sleeping Judgment


Box 3 Staccato


Box 3 Third or Plastic Contrast


Box 3 Tone


Box 3 Color and Pigment; Tests on Paper and Paper Board

Series II: Notes



Box 4 Miscellaneous Notes



Box 5 Miscellaneous Notes

Series III: Color and Light in Painting



Box 6 Typewritten Manuscript


Box 6 Proofs


Box 6 Correspondence