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Marthe Bibesco:

An Inventory of Her Literary File Photography Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Bibesco, Marthe, 1886-1973
Title: Marthe Bibesco Literary File Photography Collection
Dates: 20th century
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: Seven photographic prints of the home and daughter of author and aristocrat Princess Marthe Bibesco (Romanian-French, 1886-1973).
Call Number: PH-02877
Language: English
Access: Open for research. To make an appointment or to reserve photography materials, please email Visual Materials Reference staff. Researchers must create an online Research Account and agree to the Materials Use Policy before using archival materials.
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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation Marthe Bibesco Literary File Photography Collection (PH-02877). Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin.
Acquisition: Internal transfers
Processed by: Kristen Davis and Mary Foster, 2005

Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of seven photographic prints related to author and aristocrat Princess Marthe Bibesco (Romanian-French, 1886-1973). All of the photographs are of Bibesco's house in Cornwall, including some interiors and furnishings. Bibesco and her daughter, Valentine, appear in one of the photographs. Descriptions are taken from notes on the versos of the photographs. The notes are not written in Bibesco's hand, and the photographer is not identified. Further descriptions of some items may be available in a card catalog in the repository.
This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection that is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

Related Material

Additional materials by and about Bibesco are located in the Center's library and in the Princess Marthe Bibesco Papers (MS-00369).

Index Terms


Bibesco, Marthe, 1886-1973.


Cornwall (England : County).

Document Types

Photographic prints.

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