Collection of Finnish Bookplates
Scope and Contents
This is a collection of early to mid-20th-century bookplates from Finland. Most of the bookplates belonged to private individuals, although the collection does contain a few institutional bookplates from various library, university, or social organizations, or businesses.
Most of the bookplates are mounted on paper cards, measuring roughly 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Some of the mounts and some of the bookplates themselves bear evidence of various inscriptions, including artist and date. A sampling of the artists represented in this collection includes: Olof Eriksson, Axel Haartman, Väinö Mäkelä, Erkki Tanttu, and Bjarne E. Uttuslien.
Language of Materials
In Finnish, Swedish.
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.
Arranged in original alphabetical order, according to Finnish collation rules.
1.67 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
This is a collection of early to mid-20th-century bookplates from Finland. Most of the bookplates belonged to private individuals, although the collection also contains a few institutional bookplates from various library, university, or social organizations, or businesses.
- Preliminary Guide to the Collection of Finnish Bookplates
- Compiled by Molly E. Dotson
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.