Richard Merkin collection
Scope and Contents
- 1823 - 2009
Conditions Governing Access
Boxes 40, 61 (audiovisual materials): Restricted fragile material. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
Box 60 (record album storage): Restricted fragile material. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
December 2010 acquisition: purchased from Appledore Books on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund.
September 2011 acquisition: purchased from Jeff Hirsch Books on the Donald Windham-Sandy Campbell Collection Endowment Fund.
65.5 Linear Feet ((57 boxes) + 4 broadsides, 1 roll, 1 record album storage)
Language of Materials
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog
Richard Merkin (1938-2009)
This collection received a basic level of processing, including rehousing and minimal organization. Various acquisitions associated with the collection have not been merged and organized as a whole. Each acquisition is described separately in the contents list below and titled according to month and year of acquisition.
Information included in the Description of Papers note and Collection Contents section is drawn from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during initial processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Guide to the Richard Merkin Collection
- by Beinecke staff
- March 2015
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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