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George Santayana, 1863-1952
Literary File, Photography Collection

55 items

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Susan McClellan, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None


Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The George Santayana Literary File consists of 55 items, including portraits of Santayana, members of his family, and his friends, as well as views of his grave. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*All items are located at PH:LF:Santayana, G.


Item List

Accession / P No. Description
P1-P6, P7A-P7B, P8A-P8B, P9, P10A-P10BPortraits of Santayana, circa 1889-1936.
P11-P17Images of Santayana with various people including John Singer Sargent, circa 1891-1936.
P18Portrait of Josefina Borrás, Santayana's mother (carte-de-visite), circa 1890.
P19Portrait of Susana Sturgis, Santayana's half sister (carte-de-visite), 1892.
P20A-P20BImages of a young woman in Siena, Italy, both inscribed on verso "S. [or G.] S.C.P." (her initials?), 21 April 1897.
P21A-P21B Portraits of Santayana's nieces and nephews (Josefina, Eduardo, Roberto, and Maria Teresa), circa 1918-1923.
P22Portrait of a young man identified by inscription on verso as [John Francis Stanley?] Russell (carte-de-visite), 1883.
P23Portrait of a young man identified by inscription on verso as [John Francis Stanley?] Russell at the time of his first marriage, 1890.
P24Portrait of a middle-aged man identified by inscription on verso as [John Francis Stanley?] Russell, circa 1915.
P25Portrait of Mollie (Lady Marion?) Russell as a middle-aged woman.
P26 Portrait of Lawrence Butler, 1898.
P27Portrait of a young man identified by inscription on verso as [Baron Albert von?] Westenholz, circa 1910.
P28Portrait of Susana (Santayana's half sister) and her husband Celedonio Sastre, circa 1915.
P29APortrait of a young man in military uniform identified by signature on image as W.[?] Oswald Watt (cabinet card).
P29BPortrait of a young man identified by inscription on verso as Oswald Watt (probably not the same man as in P29A).
P31A-P31CInterior views of No. 7 Stoughton Hall at Harvard University and a view of Harvard Yard from No. 7, 1896.
P32A-P32FViews of the towns of Sierra, Pistoria, and Lucca, circa April 1897.
P33A-P33J Views of Santayana's grave.
P34Roll of b/w 35mm film (5 frames) for prints P33A-P33J.


Index of Photographers

Brown, C. E.--P18
Dührkoop, Rudolph--P27
Freeman Bros.--P29A
Hollyer, Frederick H.--P23
Lafayette Ltd.--P29B
Pach Brothers--P26
Santayana, George, 1863-1952--P31A, P31C
Savage, W.--P22
Torrón, José--P21A-P21B
Torrón Hermanos--P19
Wittenbach--P9


George Santayana Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 5 June 2007)

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