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University of Chicago Library

Preliminary inventory to the Harold W. Tribolet. Archive on the Florence Flood 1929-1990s

© 2012 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

Tribolet, Harold W. Archive on the Florence Flood

Dates:

1929-1990s

Accession Number:

2011-259

Size:

1 linear feet (2 boxes)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

This collection consists of material on the 1966 Florence, Italy flood, the damage it caused, and the subsequent restoration that was undertaken.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Tribolet, Harold W. Archive on the Florence Flood, Accession 2011-259, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Biographical Note

Harold Tribolet was a lecturer at the University of Chicago, the Library of Congress and the New York State Historic Association. He worked for R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. from 1927-1973. He was also a consultant in Florence, Italy after the flood of 1966. In 1970 he received a U. S. Presidential Commendation for his work in Italy.

Scope Note

The collection contains black and white photographs, several reports, articles and books on the flood and the process of restoration.

Related Resources

The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/select.html

INVENTORY

Box 1

List of Contents, 2 copies, 01/17/1989 and Description of pictures 134-139, n.d.

Box 1

Matte Photographs post-1966 Florence flood, circa 1966

Box 1

Glossy Photographs post-1966 Florence flood, circa 1966

Box 1

Photographs of 1966 Florence flood and damage, R. R. Donnelley and Sons Co., circa 1966

Box 1

Photographs of 1966 Florence flood and damage, LIFE, circa 1966

Box 1

Photographs of 1966 Florence flood damage, CRIA, circa 1966

Box 1

Photographs of 1966 Florence flood, damage, and restoration, United Press International, circa 1966

Box 1

Negatives, circa 1966

Box 1

Weekly, "Antiquarian Bookman", 12/12/1966

Box 1

Pier Francesco Listri, "Florence/1967: The Third Renaissance", 1967

Box 1

National Geographic with article "Florence Rises from the Flood", 7/1967

Box 1

"Florence Rises from the Flood" by Joseph Judge with "Restoration in Florence" by Harold W. Tribolet, 1967

Box 1

Magazine Clippings, 1966-1974

Box 1

Offprints by Arthur T. Hamlin, "The Libraries of Florence" and "The Library Crisis in Italy", 1966-1967

Box 1

"Automation Activities at the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale – Firenze" by Joseph Becker, 10/15/1968

Box 1

Reports on the flood damage to Libraries in Florence, 1966-1967

Box 1

"Allgemeiner Anzeiger Fur Buchbindereien", 3/1967

Box 1

Checklists to Catalog Damaged Books, n.d.

Box 1

Correspondence, 1968-1989

Box 1

Abbey Newsletter Correspondence, Index, and Clippings, circa 1980

Box 2

Kathrine Kressmann Taylor, Diary of Florence in Flood, 1967

Box 2

Franco Nencini, Florence: The Days of the Flood, 1967

Box 2

Howard Greenfield, The Waters of November, 1969

Box 2

Reports on the Restoration after the 1966 Florence flood, Folder 1, 1966-1967

Box 2

Reports on the Restoration after the 1966 Florence flood, Folder 2, 1966-1967

Box 2

Publications and Clippings on Conservation and Bookbinding, 1929-1977

Box 2

Notes and Publications, circa 1970-1990