Helen Zakin papers
Photographs, negatives, and slides, notes, booklets and papers gathered by Dr. Zakin for her research, as well as academic papers and presentations and correspondence.
- Other: Date acquired: 2010
- Zakin, Helen Jackson, 1945- (Creator, Person)
Biographical / Historical
Helen Jackson Zakin (1945-) is a professor of art, emeritus, at SUNY Oswego. She specialized in medieval stained glass and is internationally known for her research on Cistercian grisaille glass. She published a monograph on that topic, French Cistercian Grisaille Glass (1979), and contributed to an international research project dedicated to recording examples of medieval stained glass, the Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi.
6 boxes (approximately 2.5 linear feet)
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Method of Acquisition
This archival collection was donated to WMU Libraries Special Collections by Dr. Zakin in 2010.
It is housed in 6 archival Hollinger boxes and contains images, notes, booklets, papers and other materials that she collected for her research, as well as papers and presentations she prepared and correspondence. Her personal research library was donated to the University of Rochester, in New York.
- Inventory of the Papers of Helen Zakin finding aid
- Matthew Hilferding and Neil Chase
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Part of the Western Michigan University Special Collections Repository
Western Michigan University Libraries, Special Collections
Zhang Legacy Collections Center
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