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Rare books -- Collectors and collecting

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Frederick W. Beinecke collector's files

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2760
Overview: The files consist of inventories and a card index for Frederick W. Beinecke's Western Americana collection. The collection documented in this material was donated to the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, chiefly between 1960 and 1971. The inventories (Series I.) document Frederick W. Beinecke's larger donations, including a collection on the Mexican War in 1960, a collection of printed material in 1962, and material donated at the time of his death in 1971. The card index (Series II.)...
Dates: 1950-1971

Henry C. Taylor papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1743
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, financial records, photographs, and other research materials documenting the creation of Henry C. Taylor’s collection of 410 rare books, medieval manuscripts, maritime atlases, and incunabula on the science of navigation and history of exploration. Also included are drafts and related correspondence for several bibliographies of his collection compiled by three different bibliographers, including John S. Kebabian's The Henry C. Taylor...
Dates: 1938-1971