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Andrew Keogh papers

Call Number: MS 940

Scope and Contents

The Andrew Keogh Papers consist largely of memos, outlines, notes, bibliographies, newspaper clippings and other materials pertaining to the courses in bibliography that Keogh taught at Yale from 1924 to 1938. The papers are arranged alphabetically by subject, the titles in quotations being Keogh's original folder titles.

A folder of correspondence, for the most part personal letters to Keogh and coinciding with his early years at the Yale Library, follows the bibliographical material. Other letters, some to Keogh, some copies of letters from him, are filed in the subject folders under the topic which they specifically concern.


  • 1898-1938


Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for 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

Transferred to Manuscripts and Archives, 1948.


1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

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

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Chiefly memoranda, outlines, notes, bibliographies, newspaper clippings, and other materials relating to the courses in bibliography that Keogh taught at Yale University from 1924 to 1938. There is also a small amount of personal correspondence, 1898-1916.

Biographical / Historical

Andrew Keogh: reference librarian, Newcastle (Eng.) Public Libraries, 1892-1898; librarian of Linonia and Brothers Library at Yale University, 1899-1900; Yale University reference librarian, 1900-1916; Yale Librarian, 1916-1938; librarian emeritus, 1938-1953; lecturer and then professor of bibliography, 1902-1938; professor emeritus, 1938-1953.

Appendix: List of Correspondents

  1. Abbot, Wilbur Cortez (b.1869, Y.1908H)
  2. Andrews, William Loring (1837-1920)
  3. Asakawa, Kan-Ichi (1873-1948)
  4. Ashley, J. D.
  5. Baldwin, Simeon Eben (1840-1927, Y.1861)
  6. Cook, Albert Stanburrough (1853-1927)
  7. Dickson, Frederick Stoever (1850-1925, Y.1871S)
  8. Fox, George Levi (1852-1931, Y.1874)
  9. Jackson, Samuel Macauley (1851-1912)
  10. Johnston, William Dawson (1871-1928)
  11. Livingston, Luther Samuel (1864-1914)
  12. Luquiens, Huc-Mazelet (1881- , Y.1902)
  13. Noé, Adolf Carl Von (b.1873)
  14. O'Meara, Eva Judd
  15. Paltsits, Victor Hugo (b.1867)
  16. Pearson, Edmund Lester (1880-1937)
  17. Peddie, Robert Alexander (b.1869)
  18. Phillips, Andrew Wheeler (1844-1915, Y.1873)
  19. Ruotolo, Dominic (1893-1943, Y.1912S)
  20. Schwab, John Christopher (1865-1916)
  21. Taft, William Howard (1857-1930)
  22. Trent, William Peterfield (1862-1939)
  23. Van Name, Addison (1835-1922, Y.1858)
  24. White, William Augustus (1843-1927)
Guide to the Andrew Keogh Papers
Under Revision
compiled by Thomas J. Connors
July 1979
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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