CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3332
TitleDonal Byrne, art historian: research papers
Date1945 - 1988
Extent10 boxes: 3.3 linear metres
Creator NameByrne; Donal L (-1988); art historian
Administrative HistoryDonal L. Byrne studied at St. John’s College, Cambridge and at the National University of Ireland. He was a lecturer in History of Art at Aberdeen University from 1977 to his death in 1988.
DescriptionNotes and copies of manuscripts, photographs, mid 20th century; Various manuscripts used in research, including three copies of 'Le Livre des propriétés des choses'; Part of MA dissertation, National University of Ireland, undated, c.1950; Teaching and research notes on art history, notably Dutch and Flemish artists, c 1950 - 1988. Also includes later deposit of an off-print of a paper written by Raymon Keaveney of the National Gallery of Ireland entitled 'Sciolante at the Palazzo Spada: Scipio Africano or Alexander the Great', taken from 'Scritti di storia dell'arte in onore di Frederico Zeri': enclosed is a letter, dated 12 September 1984, from Keaveney to Byrne requesting Byrne review a typescript [not identified] which had apparently been enclosed. The identifiable originals are Morgan Library MS 537, Herzog August Bibliothek, 'Le livre des propriétés des choses'; Huntingdon Library, California, HM27523; Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, 33150 and Bodleian Library, MS. D'Orville 141.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsThe records are available subject to the signed acceptance of the Department's access conditions.
Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
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