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Anna Bernardi Collection

1963-1990
1 box (0.25 linear foot)
Call no.: MS 1039

A member of the Association for Gravestone Studies, Anna Bernardi had an interest in the art and iconography of New England Gravestones.

This small collections contains miscellaneous articles on gravestone art and iconography mostly from the 1960s to 1980s, a relatively early period in the field.

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Background on Anna Bernardi

A member of the Association for Gravestone Studies, Anna Bernardi had an interest in the art and iconography of New England Gravestones.

Scope of collection

This small collections contains miscellaneous articles on gravestone art and iconography mostly from the 1960s to 1980s, a relatively early period in the field.

Inventory

Archaic art of New England gravestones [typed notes from Art in America?]
1963
Folder 4
Edward, C.: Tombstoning, Early American Life
1972
Folder 2
Kelly, Susan and Anne C. Williams: A grave business: New England gravestone rubbings [exhibition catalog]
1979
Folder 4
Lloyd, B. J.: Graven images on graven stones
ca.1977
Folder 4
Lloyd, B. J.: Grave stone secrets
1986
Folder 4
Luti, Vincent F.: Seth Luther, stonecarver of the Narragansett Basin
undated
Folder 2
Mussells, Constant: Angels, skulls, and hourglasses, Rhode Islander (Providence Sunday Journal Magazine)
1976 Jan. 25
Folder 1
Newspaper clippings, mostly Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts
1974-1990
Folder 3
Photocopied articles
1964-1968
Folder 4
Reamy, Lois: Something to do after you've seen Buckingham Palace
ca.1971
Folder 2
Richardson, James B.: Death's heads, cherub, urn and willow: a stylistic analysis of Martha's Vineyard tombstones, Dukes County Intelligencer vo. 10, 3
1969
Folder 4
Tashjian, Dickran and Ann: Gravestones of Rhode Island, Rhode Island History vol. 27, 2
1968
Folder 4

Administrative information

Access

The collection is open for research.

Provenance

Gift of Association of Gravestone Studies, June 2018.

Processing Information

Processed by I. Eliot Wentworth, July 2018.

Language:

English

Copyright and Use (More information )

Cite as: Anna Bernardi Collection (MS 1039). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

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Subjects

  • Sepulchral monuments--History
  • Sepulchral monuments--Massachusetts
  • Sepulchral monuments--Rhode Island

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