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Josef Levit collection on Marian art

 Collection
Identifier: ML-033

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.

Dates

  • circa 1934-2000

Creator

Access

This collection is open and available to the public for research in the Marian Library reading room. The materials are non-circulating.

Copyright Notice

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.

Extent

6.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

German

Abstract

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.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically by geographic location.

Acquisition

This collection was donated by Josef Levit, S.M., circa 1998.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Josef Levit collection on Marian art, circa 1934-2000
Status
Completed
Author
Jillian Slater
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Marian Library

Repository Details

Part of the University Libraries Repository

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