Madeleine Smith photograph collection, 1956-1977
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Brief Description: The Madeleine Smith Photograph collection is a small collection of photographs depicting Madeleine Smith, Gabriel Savignon (University of Illinois French faculty), and French poet Stéphane Mallarmé's home in Valvins.  It also includes several postcards collected during Smith's European travel, depicting Italian Medieval, Renaissance, and Enlightenment art, sculpture, and architecture, with emphasis on Rome, Venice, and Ravenna.
Held at:
Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
605 Agriculture Dr.
MC 6632
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618-453-2516
Fax: 618-453-3451
Email: speccoll [at]
Record Series Number: 2/3/UAPH 19
Created by: Smith, Madeleine Marion, (1907-)
Volume: 0.2 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 02/18/1982.
Biographical Note for Smith, Madeleine Marion, (1907-) : Madeleine Smith joined the Southern Illinois State Normal University faculty 1929 in the Department of Foreign Languages where she taught French.  From April 1943 – November 1945 she served as a member of the Signal Corps in the War Department in Washington D. C., and returned to Southern Illinois to teach in December 1945.  In 1946 she was selected as 1 of 100 American French teachers to visit France as a goodwill visit through the Cultural Counsellor of the French Embassy in the United States.  Smith spent previous time in France in 1931 at the University of Paris, and later in 1935 when she travelled throughout France and other European counties.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.
Subject Index
Art, Medieval.
Art, Renaissance.
Ravenna (Italy)
Rome (Italy)
Sculpture, Renaissance.
Smith, Madeleine
Venice (Italy)
Genres/Forms of Material
Smith, Madeleine - Photographs
Taiwan - Photographs
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
French [fre]
Rights/Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information int his collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.
Acquisition Notes: Accession (mss) 734 donated by Madeleine Smith
Related Materials: Madeleine Smith vertical file manuscript (VFM 1499).
PreferredCitation: [Item], Madeleine Smith photograph collection, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Finding Aid Revisions: This collection was reprocessed by Matt Gorzalski in October 2014.  The collection number and drescription were revised.  Postcards that had been removed to the Postcard Collection (MSS 291) were reintegrated into this collection to preserve provenance.