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Collection of German heraldry materials

Call Number: BKP 110
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises printed illustrations of German coats of arms, individually mounted and labeled, as well as reproductions of early German bookplates and other supporting reference material related to German heraldic devices.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to Yale University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Yale Bookplate Collection was formerly housed in Sterling Memorial Library. The collection was incorporated into the Arts of the Book Collection in 1984 and then moved to the Seeley G. Mudd Library in 1990. In 2011, it was transferred to the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library.


Organized into two series: I. Coats of Arms. II. Reproductions and Reference Works.

late 18th century-early 20th century
1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Language of Materials