[Letter to Mr. F. Hamilton Hazelhurst]

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Creation: 1969-10-09

Count Contini-Bonacossi’s nephew and namesake – Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi – was an art historian employed by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. He assisted his uncle in assembling and organizing the massive photograph collection – over 50,000 images – that the count used as a visual reference source for his art collecting activities. In this 1969 letter to Professor Hamilton Hazelhurst, he provides historical background on the collection and describes the work he did on it.

Title

[Letter to Mr. F. Hamilton Hazelhurst]

Date

Creation: 1969-10-09

Description

Count Contini-Bonacossi’s nephew and namesake – Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi – was an art historian employed by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. He assisted his uncle in assembling and organizing the massive photograph collection – over 50,000 images – that the count used as a visual reference source for his art collecting activities. In this 1969 letter to Professor Hamilton Hazelhurst, he provides historical background on the collection and describes the work he did on it.

Rights

Copyright; use considered fair according to the ARL Code of Best Practices in Fair Use

Format

Letters (correspondence)

Source

MSS0088, Contini-Volterra Photographic Archive, Donor File

Files

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Citation

“[Letter to Mr. F. Hamilton Hazelhurst],” Gallery, accessed December 8, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/923.