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Isaac Newton related artwork, photographs, drawings and prints from Babson College's Grace K. Babson Collection of the Works of Sir Isaac Newton: Finding Aid
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Access
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content
  • Related materials in the Huntington Library
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Overview of the Collection

    Title: Isaac Newton related artwork, photographs, drawings, and prints from Babson College's Grace K. Babson Collection of the Works of Sir Isaac Newton
    Dates (inclusive): 1654-1975
    Bulk dates: 1690s-1950s
    Collection Number: mssBabsonArt
    Extent: 46 items in 3 boxes
    Repository: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Manuscripts Department
    1151 Oxford Road
    San Marino, California 91108
    Phone: (626) 405-2191
    Email: reference@huntington.org
    URL: http://www.huntington.org
    Abstract: The Isaac Newton related artwork, photographs, drawings and prints from Babson College's Grace K. Babson Collection of the Works of Sir Isaac Newton, contains various artworks on paper depicting Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727), contemporary scientists and other figures as well as views and maps of places associated with Newton's life
    Language: English.

    Access

    Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.

    Administrative Information

    Publication Rights

    The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item]. Babson College's Grace K. Babson Collection of the Works of Sir Isaac Newton.The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA.

    Provenance

    On long term-loan from Babson College's Grace K. Babson Collection of the Works of Sir Isaac Newton, November 2006.

    Biographical Note

    Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) was an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer and theologian. Newton was a fellow of Trinty College, Cambridge and the second Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, University of Cambridge. He also served as Warden, then Master of the Royal Mint (1696-1727) and was president of the Royal Society (1703-1727).

    Scope and Content

    This collection contains various artworks on paper, primarily engravings and photographs depicting portraits of Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) and contemporary scientists, theologians and mathematicians as well as views, and maps of places associated with Newton's life. Also included are depictions of several memorials, statutes and tributes raised to Newton after his death.

    Related materials in the Huntington Library

    • Forms part of Babson College's Grace K. Babson Collection of the Works of Sir Isaac Newton on long term-loan to the Huntington

    Arrangement

    The collection is arranged in three boxes roughly by size. The majority of items are marked by Babson numbers which may reflect their original arrangement and storage.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the Huntington Library's Online Catalog.  

    Subjects

    Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727 - Pictorial works..
    Trinity College (University of Cambridge) - Pictorial works.
    Scientists - Great Britain - Pictorial works.
    London (England) - Pictorial works.

    Forms/Genres

    Engravings.
    Photographs.
    Maps.