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William Paul Wreden Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 564

Scope and Contents

These papers consist of an autograph collection composed of over two hundred letters and a few other documents, most signed by English political figures and authors of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The materials have been arranged in alphabetical order.

Dates

  • 1772-1918

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of William P. Wreden, 1961.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0564

Overview

The collection consists of approximately two hundred letters and several other documents, most signed by English political figures and authors of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Biographical / Historical

William P. Wreden was a rare book dealer and publisher. He entered the rare book business in 1937, and was also the owner of Pinole Land & Cattle Company, California. He published Bibliography of Valentine Greatrakes.
Title
Guide to the William Paul Wreden collection
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Janet Elaine Gertz
Date
August 1982
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
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