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Jewelry Design Books of Jaques and Marcus

MS-674
 Collection
Identifier: MS-674
The collection contains eight scrapbooks of custom jewelry designs from the firm of Jaques and Marcus, later Marcus and Company. The books contain pen and ink drawings with wash and pigment coloration. Each design was custom-made for clients and the designs were later pasted into the volumes. Included are designs for brooches, pendants, hair ornaments, chains, and necklaces. Laid in to Volume I is a typescript, "History of Marcus & Co." as well as letters related to financial interest in the Tecla Co.

Dates

  • 1890 - 1926

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

10 linear ft. (8 boxes)

Overview

Jaques and Marcus (1892-1962), jewelers. The collection contains eight scrapbooks with custom jewelry designs.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Burton Elliott in 1987

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA