Carlyle S. Baer correspondence with Samuel X. Radbill
Scope and Contents
The collection contains just over 50 letters, both typed and handwritten, between Carlyle S. Baer, secretary of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers, and Dr. Samuel X. Radbill, a pediatrician, medical historian, and collector of books and bookplates. Most letters are authored by Baer on Society letterhead, although the collection includes a few letters from Radbill as well. Subjects include Society business, such as yearbooks, membership dues, etc.; bookplate collecting and trading; Radbill’s research and scholarship on medical ex-libris; and general bookplate news and trends.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright has not been transferred to Yale University.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Acquired by purchase, 2013.
0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
The collection contains just over 50 letters, typed and handwritten, between Carlyle S. Baer, secretary of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers, and Dr. Samuel X. Radbill, a bookplate collector.
TLS is an abbreviation for “typed letter signed,” and ALS is an abbreviation for “autographed letter signed.”
- Guide to the Carlyle S. Baer Correspondence with Samuel X. Radbill
- Compiled by Molly E. Dotson
- October 2013
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.