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Collection of Bookplates by Alfred Cossmann

Call Number: BKP 70
Scope and Contents

The collection contains bookplates by Alfred Cossmann, an Austrian graphic artist and engraver. In addition to ex-libris, the collection also contains a variety of greeting cards and other illustrations by Cossmann.

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 four series: I. Bookplates – Individuals. II. Bookplates – Duplicates. III. Other Works. IV. Ephemera.

Any correspondence or ephemeral materials relating to a specific bookplate are filed together with the bookplate.

1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Related Names
Cossmann, Alfred, 1870-1951
Language of Materials