William Agnew Paton Collection
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
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William Agnew Paton was a publisher of the New York World and a world traveler.
The collection consists of nine numbered portfolios of book illustrations and photographs together with an additional volume containing copies of articles on the history of Sicily.
Box 1: Volume of articles on the history of Sicily, and Portfolios No. 1 (Chicago's 1893 World's Columbian Exposition), No. 2 (European views, primarily of England), No. 3 (proofs of illustrations for Paton's Down the Islands), and No. 4 (England). Box 2: Portfolio No. 5 (Europe and Morocco). Box 3: Portfolios No. 7 (England) and No. 8 (Alps). Box 4: Portfolios No. 9 (yachts) and No. 11 (illustrations for his Picturesque Sicily).
Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.
No appraisal information is available.
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- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.