Josef Levit collection on Marian art
Scope and Contents
This collection contains photographs, greeting cards, postcards, holy cards, and clippings depicting Marian shrines, paintings, and statues. The materials are accompanied by handwritten descriptions in German. The majority of the collection includes photographs taken during travel or pilgrimages to Marian shrines around Europe.
- circa 1934-2000
- Levit, Josef, S.M. (Collector, Person)
This collection is open and available to the public for research in the Marian Library reading room. The materials are non-circulating.
The materials in this collection may be protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). The materials are available for personal, educational, and scholarly use. It is the responsibility of the researcher to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner or his or her heirs for any other use, such as reproduction and publication.
Biography of Josef Levit, S.M.
Josef Levit, S.M. is a member of the Society of Mary based in Austria. He is the author of Blessed Jakob Gapp: Marianist, published by the North American Center for Marianist Studies in 1998.
6.5 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
This collection includes postcards, photographs, holy cards, and clippings depicting Marian shrines, paintings, statues, and other Catholic artwork. The collection primarily covers Marian art in western Europe during the second half of the 20th century.
This collection is arranged alphabetically by geographic location.
This collection was donated by Josef Levit, S.M., circa 1998.
- Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Art Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Devotion to Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Pictorial works Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Shrines Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Josef Levit collection on Marian art, circa 1934-2000
- Jillian Slater
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
- Marian Library