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Karl Jacob Belser Illustrations,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1956-003

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of a 1930s set of intaglio prints and a photocopy of Karl and Wilma Belser's 1938 Christmas card that was drawn by Belser. Most of the prints are signed and dated dry point and etchings by a library staff member, however there is a strong possibility that they maybe engravings. The print themes are European architecture and bust portraits. One print is on a piece of paper that has a cutoff watermark, Michall France.

Dates

  • 1931-1932, 1938, n.d.

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Biographical Note

Karl Jacob Belser was a Professor of Architectural Engineering from 1929-1941.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The collection contains art pieces by Karl Jacob Belser, including 19 intaglio prints and one page with a pencil signature.

Arrangement

Materials in this collection are arranged in chronological order. Undated materials are at the beginning.

Source of Acquisition

This collection was acquired by Newman Library prior to 1956.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital images of the illustrations are available on Virginia Tech's Imagebase: http://imagebase.lib.vt.edu/browse.php?folio_ID=/ARCH/bels

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Karl Jacob Belser Illustrations by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Karl Jacob Belser was completed prior to 2010. Additional description was completed in December 2010.

Title
A Guide to the Karl Jacob Belser Illustrations, 1931-1932, 1938, n.d.
Status
Completed
Author
Stephanie Wenger
Date
2010 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308