Germain Rene Bazin fonds
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- Bazin, Germain, 1901-1990
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Germain Bazin (1901-1990), museum curator, author and teacher, was appointed research professor at York University in 1971, remaining there until 1976. He had previously served on the staff of the Louvre and was chief curator there, 1951-1965. He also taught at the University of Brussels, l'Ecole du Louvre, and was the author of numerous widely-translated monographs and articles, including Le Mont-Saint-Michel (1933) and Historie generale de l'art (1953).
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The fonds consists of Germain Bazin's correspondence with publishers (Abrams, J.P. Taillandier, 'Les nouvelles litteraires', Thames & Hudson), museums and art agencies and exhibitions (International Council of Museums, Theodore Gericault Exposition, Lengyel Project), and administrative matters relating to York University. There is also some personal correspondence, 1971-1974.
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The catalogue of books in the Bazin Collection is available at https://www.library.yorku.ca/find/Search/Results?type=CallNumber&lookfor=BAZ*.
The fonds comprises the following accession: 1976-009. Further accruals may be expected.
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2002/04/03 Marie-Josee Levesque:. WordPerfect (Creation)
2002/04/03 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/04/15 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording in accruals, extent, access restrictions.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM
2018/04/11 KCP. Added GMD , language note (fr/en), and related material (BAZ book collection); fixed dates; and published.
2020/03/28 KCP. Added access point(s).
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