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Wake and Bellhouse collection

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 33

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises 16 cabinet photographs and 11 carte-de-visite photographs, dated between 1862 and 1892, relating to the Wake and Bellhouse families of Sheffield. With a small oval portrait in a contemporary frame, and a mid-19th century original manuscript story written by a young girl, entitled “The History of a Dog, True Story.”

The story is fourteen pages, with an additional page listing other “books by the same authoress.” The handwriting suggests a young hand. Bound in pink paper decorated with stars.
Scope and Contents The collection is the physical property of the Yale Center for British Art. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Dates

  • 1862-1892

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open without restriction.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund

Extent

0.42 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/ycba.mss.0033

Title
Guide to the Wake and Bellhouse Collection
Status
In Progress
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Yale Center for British Art, Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
Department of Rare Books and Manuscripts
1080 Chapel Street
P. O. Box 208280
New Haven CT 06520-8280 US
203-432-2814

Location

1080 Chapel Street
New Haven , CT 06510

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