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Auguste Martin collection

 Collection
Identifier: ML-028
The Auguste Martin collection contains thirty-six linear feet of Martin's personal Catholic image and art research collections. Primary subjects represented in the collection include Catholic art history, the Blessed Virgin Mary, events in the life of Jesus, and Catholic saints. Materials include holy cards, clippings, pamphlets, photographs, handwritten notes, and ephemera. The collection primarily documents Martin's research interest in Catholic art history (generally classical art depicting Mary, Madonna and Child, Jesus, or saints). The collection also includes Martin's substantial collection of Catholic holy cards. These include a range of popular Catholic themes as well as rare, unique, and handmade cards, dating primarily from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Dates

  • circa 1850-1966
  • Majority of material found within 1870 - 1940

Creator

Access to Materials

This collection is open and available to the public for research in the Marian Library reading room. The materials are non-circulating.

Copyright Notice

The materials in this collection may be protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). The materials are available for personal, educational, and scholarly use. It is the responsibility of the researcher to locate and obtain permission form the copyright owner or his or her heirs for any other use, such as reproduction and publication.

Extent

36 Linear Feet (50 document cases and card boxes)

Abstract

This collection contains thirty-six linear feet of Martin's personal Catholic image and art research collections. Primary subjects represented in the collection include Catholic art history, the Blessed Virgin Mary, events in the life of Jesus, and Catholic saints. Materials include holy cards, clippings, pamphlets, photographs, handwritten notes, and ephemera. The collection primarily documents Martin's research interest in Catholic art history (generally classical art depicting Mary, Madonna and Child, Jesus, or saints). The collection also includes Martin's substantial collection of Catholic holy cards.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged into four series:

Series 1: Blessed Virgin Mary

Series 2: Holy cards

Series 3: Jesus Christ

Series 4: Saints
This collection is arranged into four series:
Missing Title
  1. Holy cards
  2. Blessed Virgin Mary
  3. Jesus Christ
  4. Saints

Creator

Title
Guide to the Auguste Martin collection, circa 1850 to 1966
Status
Completed
Author
Jillian Slater
Date
2014
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Marian Library

Repository Details

Part of the Roesch Library Repository

Contact:
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Dayton Ohio 45469-1360