[OASIS] Harvard University Library
OASIS: Online Archival Search Information System
http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.Hough:hou00491View HOLLIS Record   Frames Version
Questions or Comments   Copyright Statement
MS Eng 1148

Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945. Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard College Library


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© 2003 The President and Fellows of Harvard College

Last update on 2016 July 15

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Location: b, MS, f
Call No.: MS Eng 1148
Creator: Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945.
Title: Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers,
Date(s): 1887-1957.
Quantity: 66 boxes and 2 volumes (33 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to English painter Sir William Rothenstein concerning both his professional and personal life as well as compositions by other authors.

Acquisition Information:

*60M-181. Gift of Mr Curt H. Reisinger, '12, 730 Fifth Avenue New York; received: 1960.

Access Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sir William Rothenstein Correspondence and Other Papers (MS Eng 1148). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Historical Note

Rothenstein was an English painter and president of the Royal College of Art (1920-1935).


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Content

Consists primarily of letters to Rothenstein concerning both his professional and personal life as well as letters from Rothenstein to his family members and others. Also contains letters to Rachel Rothenstein and Kenneth Romney Towndrow from various correspondents, some third-party correspondence, and compositions by others, including Rabindranath Tagore and Paul Verlaine. Also includes a photograph of Paul Verlaine.
Collection includes letters to his wife, Lady Alice Rothenstein.

Use Restrictions:

Images linked to this finding aid are intended for public access and educational use. This material is owned and/or held by the Houghton Library, and is provided solely for the purpose of teaching or individual research. Any other use, including commercial reuse, mounting on other systems, or other forms of redistribution requires the permission of the curator.

Container List