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Nuremberg Chronicle conservation collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00408

Scope and Contents

Contains documentation of the conservation of Hartmann Schedel's "Nuremberg Chronicle" (German edition, 1493) by Barbara Blumenthal and Daniel Gehnrich in summer 2000-summer 2001. The collection includes: Folder 1: photocopies of manuscript inscriptions and text at the front of the book; Folder 2: scraps removed from the book, detritus removed from the book gutters, and an original headband; Folder 3: photographic 35 mm. negatives and prints of the conservation process, taken by Blumenthal; and Folder 4: box of 35 mm. slides of the conservation process (a subset of these is arranged for presentation purposes).

Dates of Materials

  • 2000-2001


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection may be governed by copyright. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. Researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.


0.438 linear feet (1 container)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.

Finding aid to the Nuremberg Chronicle conservation collection
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2019-10-23: Updated legacy finding aid and published.

Repository Details

Part of the Mortimer Rare Book Collection Repository

Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063