Finding-aid for the Ija Adler Papers (MSS002)


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Table of Contents

Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Administrative Information


Collection Outline

Series I. Adler correspondence, and correspondence of Bookmen Isaac Levine and Leroy Gobel, business colleagues of Adler, In subseries as follows:

Series II. Correspondence associated with Ija Adler's interest in bookplates, or other items collected by him.

Series III. Literary manuscripts and typescripts.

Series IV. Editorial matter.

Series V. Notebooks, journals, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts not previously accounted for.

Series VI. Miscellany.

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Descriptive Summary

TitleIja Adler Papers
Identification: MSS002

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Biographical Note

A brief obituary of Ija Adler appears in the January 6, 1969 Antiquarian Bookman's Weekly. At the time of his death, Mr. Adler had been retired for three years from his position as head of the Rare Book Department of Marshall Fields, Chicago. This collection is the residue of his book collection, purchased by Washington University Libraries from his estate, and represents his interests as well as his incidental collecting. A description of the scope of the collection follows.

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Scope and Contents

ACCESSIONS: 1110, 1148

Collection consists of correspondence, 1932-1967, and associated manuscripts and miscellany.

Series 1, Adler correspondence and that of bookmen Isaac Levine and Leroy Go ble, 1919-1967, 57 items. Series 2, correspondence and autographs associated with Adler's interests, including the following subseries: 2/1, autographs and letters of Charles Dexter Allen, Arnold Bennett, Calvin Coolidge, Mary Mapes Dodge, Louise Imogene Guiney, Ella Higginson, E.A. Robinson, others, 46 items; 2/2, correspondence, 1919-1925, among Oscar and Gene Derwood Williams, Rhythmus editors and associates Jack Brady, Gustav Davidson, J.Nolan Vincent of the journal Parnassus, and contributors, including Hilda Aldington, Harold Monro, Babette Deutsch, Witter Bynner, Richard Aldington, Faith Baldwin, Maxwell Bodenheim, Louise Bogan, others, 44 items; 2/3, correspondence concerning Robert Nathan books, 9 items; 2/4, correspondence, other material relating to bookplate exchanges, largely directed to W.E. Daignault, Chicago, 1947 to 1951, 191 items. Series 3, literary manuscripts, including one or more items by Mary Mapes Dodge, Eugene Field, Hugh Fisher, James J. Hissey, Isaac Myer, 17 items; 3/1, items either written by or translated by Walter W. Schmauch, 11 items. Series 4, editorial matter, including proofs of work by Henry Miller and Mary Britton Miller (pseud. Isabel Bolton), 3 items. Series 5, notebooks, miscellaneous manuscripts, including four personal notebooks of Ija Adler, a commonplace book, 1860, compiler unknown, catalog of books of Alfred J. Cox, manuscript notebook of James Stephens containing an essay published in Irish Statesman as Literature and life: An interview with James Stephens by James Esse, Theatrum poetarum, unidentified compiler, with manuscript pages laid in, a group of sermons by M. l'abbé Bouguillon, Sainte-Roch, c. 1811-1834, in French, a Spanish manuscript dated 1653, 96 items. Series 6, miscellany, including photographs of Norman Douglas and family, photographs of George W. Lee, Isabella Gardner and Rex Stout, reviews of The mint [journal] by T.E. Lawrence, clippings, 39 items.

463 items

12 boxes and shelved.

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Restrictions

Restrictions

Open

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Administrative Information

Sources

Ija Adler book purchase, June 1969

Processing Notes

October 5, 1975

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LOCATION: Adler

NUCMC: Dec. 1975

ADLER, Ija, 1888-1968, American bookman, collector.

University Libraries

Special Collections

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS

July 31, 1986

ADLER, Ija, 1888-1968, American collector.

Addenda.

Ser 5. F101-102. The two catalogs of Alfred J. Cox were microfilmed for the use of a researcher. The filming was done at the Library of Congress which has retained a copy of the film for its collection. Washington University also received a copy of the film and it is shelved next to the two catalogs.

Accession: 1694

Washington University

Campus Box 1061

St. Louis, Missouri 63130

(314) 889-5495

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Box/folder
1/1-4.

Series I. Adler correspondence, and correspondence of Bookmen Isaac Levine and Leroy Gobel, business colleagues of Adler, In subseries as follows:,

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I.1. Adler, Ija. Correspondence:,
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Doyle, R.J. to Adler, with a checklist of books by Edgar Rice Burroughs., 1932: March 18. (T.L.S., 2 pp.)
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Doubleday, Nelson to Adler., 1935: Dec. 3. (T.L.S., 1 p.)
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Hillenbrand, Harold to Adler, with a list of characters in The gold falcon by Henry Williamson, and their literary counterparts., 1936: Jan. 11. (T.L.S., 2 pp.)
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McPharlin, Paul to Adler, with an order form for books published by the Fine Book Letter (?)., 1937: April 5. (T.L.S., 1 p.)
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Rawson, Carl R. to Adler., 1944: Dec. 30. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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Maertz, William A. to Adler, with a copy of Ox-bow[short story] by Maertz enclosed., 1959: Feb. 10. (T.L.S., 5 pp.)
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Shaw, John Bennett to Adler, 1967: Dec. 9. (T.L.S., 1 p.)
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with a reprint of a newspaper account of a speech by Shaw on Sherlock Holmes and a copy of Shaw's annual Holmes brochure., (2 items, 5 pp.)
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I.2. Levine, Isaac. Correspondence:,
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Coppard, Alfred Edgar to Levine., 1922: July 12. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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Fisher, A. Hugh to Levine., 1922: Dec. 14. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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_____., 1923: May 17. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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Coppard, Alfred Edgar to Levine., 1925: June 8. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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_____., 1925: Sept. 9. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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_____., 1927: Nov. 16. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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_____., 1928: Nov. 4. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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_____., 1928: Dec. 29. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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_____., 1930: May 9. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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Sladen-Smith, F. to Levine., 1931: Jan. 1. (T.L.S., 1 p.)
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Coppard, Alfred Edgar to Levine., 1931: Feb. 18. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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Anderson, J. Redwood to Levine., 1935: Nov. 9. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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Stout, Rex Todhunter to Michael Minor., 1941: Oct. 3. (A.Card S., 1 p.)
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Fisher, A. Hugh to Levine, 1942: Nov. 27. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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with an auto. draft of a poem by Fisher titled "English countryside.", (1 item, 1 p.)
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_____., 1943: Aug. 22. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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Knowles, Susanne to Levine., 1950: Feb. 4. (T.L.S., 2 pp.)
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_____., 1950: Nov. 12. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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with a group of her poems in typescript., (5 pp.)
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Hart, Maud M. to Levine., 1950: Nov. 26. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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Davison, Edward to Levine., 1951: March 28. (T.L.S., 1 p.)
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Hodgson, Aurelia (Mrs. Ralph Hodgson) to Levine, 1951: Aug. 19. (T.L.S., 1 p.)
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with broadside of poems by Ralph Hodgson., (1 item, 1 p.)
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Knowles, Susanne to Levine, 1951: Aug. 25. (T.L.S., 2 pp.)
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with a ts. draft of a poem by Knowles titled "Silence"., (1 item, 1 p.)
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Arlott, John to Levine., 1955: June 29. (T.L.S., 1 p.)
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Pitter, Ruth to Levine., 1955: Aug. 14. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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_____., 1956: Nov. 8. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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Trovillion, Hal W. to Levine., 1958: Sept. 13. (T.L., 1 p.)
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Fisher, A. Hugh to Levine, [n.d.]. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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with an auto. draft of poems by Fisher., (1 p.)
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Gardner, Isabella to Levine., [n.d.]. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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Knowles, Susanne to Levine., [n.d.]. (Christmas Card S.)
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_____., [n.d.]. (Christmas Card S.)
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_____., [n.d.]. (Christmas Card S.)
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_____., [n.d.]. (A.L.S., 4 pp.)
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Series I.3. Goble, Leroy. Correspondence:,
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Morley, Christopher to Goble., 1912: March 12. (T.L.S., 1 p.)
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Brown, P.H. & Isaac Levine to Goble., 1920: Sept. 8. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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[Unsigned] to Goble. Incomplete., 1920: Nov. 12. (A.L., 1 p.)
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Hansen, Harry to Goble., 1921: May 4. (T.L.S., 1 p.)
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_____., 1927: Aug. 11. (A.Card S., 1 p.)
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_____., [n.d.]. (A.Card S., 1 p.)
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_____., [n.d.]. (A.Note S., 1 p.)
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_____., [n.d.]. (A.Card S.)
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_____., [n.d.]. Monday Eve. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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Ludgen, Mary MacDonald to Goble., [no year]: Nov. 12. (A.L.S., 4 pp.)
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Kreymborg, Alfred to Goble., [n.d.]. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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_____., [n.d.]. (T.L.S., 1 p.)

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Box/folder
1/5-38.

Series II. Correspondence associated with Ija Adler's interest in bookplates, or other items collected by him.,

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Box/folder
Subseries II.1. Miscellaneous autographs probably laid in Adler's book collection or acquired by him otherwise. Arranged alphabetically.,
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1/5.Allen, Charles Dexter to "Mr. Furman.", 1898: Jan. 7. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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_____ to John Thomas Lee., 1917: Jan. 22. (T.L.S., 1 p.)
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1/6.Bacheller, Irving to Wallace Bruce Amsbary., 1900: Dec. 26. (T.L.S., 1 p.)
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1/7.Baer, Carlyle to Mr. Hatch., 1935: March 25. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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1/8.Baugh, John K. To My Dear Major., 1905: July 5. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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1/9.Bennett, Arnold to Douglas Malloch., 1912: Dec. 3. (T.L.S., 1 p.)
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1/10.Black, William, to James., [no year]: May 17. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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1/11.A list of suggested speakers for the opening of the Merchandise Mart in Chicago., [n.d.]. (1 item, 1 p.)
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[Simpson, James] to Calvin Coolidge., 1930: Dec. 27. (T.L.[carbon], 1)
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Coolidge, Calvin to James Simpson., 1930: Dec. 29. (T.L.S., 1 p.)
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[Simpson, James] to Calvin Coolidge., 1931: Jan. 22. (T.L.[carbon], 1)
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Coolidge, Calvin to James Simpson., 1931: Jan. 24. (T.L.S., 1 p.)
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1/12.Crawford, Francis Marion to Charles Dexter Allen., 1897: May 15. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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1/13.Dalton, Power to the managing editor, The Chicago Daily News., 1924: May 13 (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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1/14.Dodge, Mary Mapes to Mr. Jacks., [no year]: Aug. 10. (A.Card S., 2 pp.)
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_____ to Ruth McEvery Stuart., [no year]: Jan. 4. (A.Note S., with envelope.)
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_____., [n.d.]. (Calling card with A.Note S.)
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_____., [n.d.]. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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1/15.Emmons, Elsie to [Clement King] Shorter., 1920: Sept. 22. (T.L.S., 1 p.)
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1/16.Fisher, William Edgar to John Simon Lee., [no year]: June 25. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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1/17.Fowler, H. Alfred to Ruthven Deane., 1911: Oct. 25. (Printed card signed.)
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1/18.Guiney, Louise Imogene to Clement King Shorter., 1918: Nov. 2. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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_____ to Dora Sigerson Shorter., [no year]: Aug. 4. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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_____. Incomplete., [n.d.]. (A.L., 3 pp.)
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1/19.Ts. copy of a newspaper article about Guiney by Michael Earls, S.J., [no year]: Jan. 29. (1 item, 3 pp.)
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Ts.[carbon] of an appraisal of Guiney., [n.d.]. (1 item, 1 p.)
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1/20-23.Guiney, Louise Imogene to Clement King Shorter and Dora Sigerson Shorter. Tss. [carbon] of 50 letters., 1895: Sept. 1- 1920: Jan. 25. (T.Ls.[carbon], 67 pp.)
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1/24.Higginson, Ella to Alma., [no year]: Dec. 20. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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1/25.Howe, W.T.H. to Mr. Dillman., 1923: Dec. (A.Card S.)
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1/26.Hubbard, Elbert to Mr. Lawson., [1904]: Dec. 9. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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_____., [1905]: May 11. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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1/27.Johnson, M.M. to [unidentified]., 1950: May 23. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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1/28.Macy, John [Albert] to Mr. Schneider., 1925: Nov. 6. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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1/29.Pierzanka, Albert to [unidentified] in Polish., 1905: Mar. 26. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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1/30.Prewett, Frank to [unidentified]., 1924: July 5. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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1/31.Prideaux, S.T. to Miss Turman., 1900: Oct. 5. (A.L.S., 4 pp.)
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1/32.Quaritch, Bernard to F.W. French., 1894: Nov. 5. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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1/33.Redesdale, Lord, to Cape., 1909: Mar. 17. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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1/34.Robinson, E[dward] A[rlington] to Mr. Tang., 1929: Sept. 29. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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1/35.Shaffer, Ellen to Walter Schmauch., 1954: July 20. (T.L.S., 1 p.)
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Schmauch, Walter to Ellen Shaffer., 1954: July 23. (T.L.[carbon], 1)
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1/36.Sinclair, A. To Dear Sir., [n.d.]. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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1/37.Somerville, Edward to Gilbert H. Fabes., 1939: Jan. 11 (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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1/38.Strachey, [Giles] Lytton to [Sir Edmund William] Gosse., 1923: July 2. (A.L.S., 1 p.)
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Box/folder
1/40-43
Subseries II.2. Correspondence of Rhythmus magazine, edited by Oscar Williams and Gene Derwood, and of its successor, Parnassus, edited by J. Nolan Vincent with Jack Brady and Gustav Davidson as associates.,
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1/40.Dated correspondence arranged chronologically., March 8, 1919 - May 9, 1923,
Nichols, Robert to Jack Brady., 1919: March 8. A.L.S., 4 pp.
Moult, Thomas to Dear Sir., 1922: Jan. 24. A.L.S., 1 p.
Drury, John to Oscar [Williams]., 1922: Dec. 2. T.L.S., 1 p.
Aldington, Hilda Doolittle (H.D.) to [Oscar] Williams., 1923: Jan. 9. T.L.S., 1 p.
Freeman, John to Oscar Williams., 1923: Jan. 9. T.L.S., 1 p.
Monro, Harold [Edward] to Rhythmus., 1923: Feb. 2. T.L.S., 1 p.
Moult, Thomas to Oscar Williams., 1923: Feb. 2. T.L.S., 1 p.
Deutsch, Babette to[Oscar Williams]., 1923: March 1. A.L.S., 1 p.
Bynner, Witter to Oscar Williams., 1923: March 15. A.L.S., 2 pp.
Aldington, Hilda Doolittle (H.D.) to [Oscar] Williams., 1923: March 30. T.L.S., 1 p.
_____., [1923]: April 3. T.L.S., 1 p.
Freeman, John to Oscar Williams., 1923: May 9. A.L.S., 1 p.
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1/41.Dated correspondence (cont.) arranged chronologically., July 9, 1923 - Dec. 9, 1924,
Strong, L[eonard] A[lfred] G[eorge] to The Editor, Rhythmus., 1923: July 9. T.L.S., 1 p.
Aldington, Richard to [Jack Brady]., 1923: Oct. 11. A.L.S., 1 p.
Torrence, [Frederic] Ridgley to Jack Brady., 1923: Oct. 19. A.L.S., 1 p.
Wood, Clement to [Jack] Brady., 1923: Oct. 23. T.L.S., 1 p.
Wolfe, Humbert to [Jack] Brady., 1923: Oct. 24. T.L.S., 2 pp.
Hoyt, Helen to Rhythmus., 1923: Oct. 25. A.L.S., 1 p.
Toome, Ian to Jack Brady., 1923: Nov. 4. T.L.S., 1 p.
Fitts, Norman to J. Nolan Vincent., 1924: Feb. 2. A.L.S., 2 pp.
Woodberry, G.E. to J.Nolan Vincent., 1924: Feb. 27. A.L.S., 1 p.
Bynner, Witter to J. Nolan Vincent., 1924: Dec. 9. T.L.S., 1 p.
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1/42.Partially dated correspondence arranged chronologically.,
Baldwin, Faith to G[ene] D[erwood]., [no year]: Jan. 13. A.L.S., 2 pp.
Bodenheim, Maxwell to [Oscar] Williams., [no year]: Jan. 20. T.L.S., 1 p.
_____., [no year]: Feb. 8. T.L.S., 1 p.
Sarett, Lew to Jack Brady., [no year]: Oct. 28. T.L.S., 1 p.
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1/43.Undated correspondence arranged alphabetically.,
Anderson, Tennessee M. to Gene Derwood., A.L.S., 1 p.
Bodenheim, Maxwell to [Oscar Williams]., T.L.S., 1 p.
_____ to Gene [Derwood]., A.L.S., 1 p.
Bogan, Louise to Gene Derwood., A.L.S., 3 pp.
Davis, Philip R. to [Oscar Williams]., T.L.S., 1 p.
Frank, Waldo [David] to Oscar Williams., T.L.S., 1 p.
Henderson, Alice Corbin to [Oscar] Williams., A.L.S., 1 p.
Johnson, Burgess to Editor of Rhythmus., T.L.S., 1 p.
Lindsay, Nicholas Vachel to My dear friend., A.L.S., 1 p.
McClure, John to [Oscar Williams]., T.L.S., 1 p.
_____ to Oscar [Williams], on the page with a note to an unidentified correspondent, perhaps Gene Derwood., T.L.S., 1 p.
Schneider, Isidore to Oscar [Williams] and Gene [Derwood]., A.L.S., 1 p.
_____., A.L.S., 2 pp.
Scollard, Clinton to [Oscar Williams]., A.L.S., 1 p.
Speyer, Leonora to [Gustav] Davidson., A.L.S., 3 pp.
_____ to [Oscar] Williams., A.L.S., 2 pp.
Thompson, Basil to [unidentified]., T.L.S., 1 p.
Van Doren, Carl [Clinton] to [Gustav] Davidson., T.L.S., 1 p.
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Subseries II.3. Correspondence concerning books by Robert Nathan and a spurious Nathan.,
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1/44.Items arranged chronologically.,
Alma to Alice [Veit]., 1933: May 22. T.L.S., 1 p.
Veit, Alice to Elsie Holbrook., 1933: May 29. T.L.[carbon], 2
_____ to Abramson, Ben., 1934: Oct. 4. T.L.[carbon], 1
Abramson, Ben to Alice Veit., 1934: Oct. 26. T.L.[carbon], 3
Nedwick's Book Store to Alice Veit, accompanied by a checklist of Robert Nathan., 1934: Nov. 20. T.L., 2 pp.
Veit, Alice to Robert Nathan, accompanied by a photocopy of an inscription [spurious] dated Chicago, 1933., [n.d.]. T.L.[carbon] & photocopy, 3 pp.
Nathan, Robert to Alice Veit., [n.d.]. A.L.S., 2 pp.
Veit, Alice to Robert Nathan., [n.d.]. T.L., 1 p.
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Box/folder
2/45-61.
Subseries II.4 Correspondence and other material relating to bookplate exchanges, directed to W.E. Daignault, Chicago, , 1947-1951.
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2/45-48.Correspondence including letters from F. d'Aquin, R. Barande, Clare R. Bill, Dr. J. Rodriguez Chaves, P. Colin-Gury, Mary Alice Escolini, Knud Faugt, Charles Fauvet, Peter Fingesten, Mabel R. Gillis, A. Herry, Jean Hersholt, Olaf Jaer, Dan Burne Jones, Marcel Luquet, Harry McNaughton, Paul-François Morvan, Alton Ochsner, Harold Pinckert, Samuel X. Radhill, Antoine Rousseau, P. Watts Rule, Norman Shaftel, Robert Stevens, Tiffany Ellsworth Thayer, Herbert Wauthier, and Louise D. Webber., (79 items, 118 pp)
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2/49-57.Bookplate pricelists, dealers advertisements, and miscellaneous notes concerning ex libris exchange and collecting from the following countries: Austria/Germany, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Great Britain, Italy, The Netherlands, Scandinavia, and Spain., (93 items.)
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2/58.A list of bookplates in the collection of W.E. Daignault., 1950: April 24. (2 items, 2 pp.)
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2/59.Miscellaneous items including catalogs for exhibits of the work of artist Peter Fingesten and his father Michel Fingesten and the description of an ex libris design., (3 items.)
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2/60.Magazine articles concerning John Singleton Copley and René Lalique., (2 items, 27 pp.)
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2/61.Clippings and tearsheets concerning bookplate design and collecting., (12 items, 60 pp.)

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Box/folder
3/61(a)-76

Series III. Literary manuscripts and typescripts.,

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Box/folder
3/61(a).
Dodge, Mary Mapes. In de sweet mullater time o'night [untitled poem]. Auto. draft signed., 1897: Oct. (1 p.)
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Box/folder
3/62.
Field, Eugene. Boss Salty wins out[poem]. Auto. draft signed, with penciled instructions for the printer. Bound in gold stamped blue leather., 1892: Sept. 2. (1 item, 3 pp.)
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Box/folder
3/63.
Field, Eugene. Little boy blue[poem]. Auto. draft [facsimile] signed. Bound in gold stamped brown leather., [n.d.]. (1 item, 1 p.)
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Box/folder
3/64.
Fisher, A. Hugh. Callisto[poem]. Auto. draft signed., 1925: March 24.
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Fisher, A. Hugh. He is among us now[poem]. Auto. draft signed. "To Isaac Levine with a portrait of T. Sturgee Moore." Portrait missing., [n.d.]. (2 items, 19pp.)
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Box/folder
4/65-74.
Hissey, James John. Typescript essays, apparently part of a purchase of books by Isaac Levine, previously in the possession of Hissey's son Col. Hissey.,
Titles as follows:
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A chat about inns. Ts. with heavy auto. revision., (11 pp.)
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A haunted inn. Ts.[incomplete] with light auto. revision., (3 pp.)
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Haunting memories. Ts. with heavy auto. revision., (30 pp.)
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Hours one remembers. Auto. draft with revision., (10 pp.)
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The inn on the moor. Ts. with heavy auto. revision., (7 pp.)
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An incredible tale. Ts. with heavy revision., (14 pp.)
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The old house. Ts.[incomplete] with auto. revision., (6 pp.)
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Tintagel. Morwenstow and Parson Hawker. Ts. with heavy auto. revision., (17 pp.)
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A Welsh valley. Ts. with light auto. revision., (5 pp.)
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[Untitled loose sheet]. Ts. with heavy auto. revision., (1 p.)
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4/75.Myer, Isaac. Scarabs: The history, manufacture and religious symbolism of the Scarabaeus in Ancient Egypt, Phoenicia, Sardinia, Etruria, etc.... Ts. without revision., 1894. (55 pp.)
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4/76._____. Ts.[carbon] without revision., 1894. (55 pp.)
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Box/folder
4/77-83 boxed.
Suberies III.1. Typescripts of works either written by or translated by Walter W. Schmauch, listed by by title.,
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5/77The book of porcelin[art criticism] by Adalbert Zoellner. Ts. & ts.[carbon] drafts of 82 pp. each. Bound with Satsuma Faience[essay] by Zoellner, trans. from the German by Schmauch. Ts. and ts.[carbon] drafts of 5 pp. each. No revision., [n.d.]. (178 pp.)
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5/78Christmastide: Its signs and symbols[monograph]. Ts.[carbon] with photocopy illustrations inserted. No revision., 1947. (339 pp.)
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5/79The court fool (Geschichte der hofnarren) [monograph] by K.F. Floegel. Ts. with occasional duplicate pages. Bound with 1711: April 24. Laugh, if you are wise[essay] from the Spectator, v. I, no. 47. No revision., [n.d.]. (60 bound pag 10 pp. laid)
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5/80Schmauch, Walter W. Ex-libris, grotesque and comical[art criticism]. A supplement to Floegel, Karl Friedrich, A history of the grotesque-comical: A contribution to the history of mankind. Ts.[carbon] draft with photo. negative and positives tipped on paper., 1956. (203 pp. 100 photos.)
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5/81Shadow, Gottfried. Human proportions. Ts. without revision., [n.d.]. (47 pp.)
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5/82Franz Von Bayros catalogue[catalog]. Not specifically attributed to Schmauch. In German. Ts.[carbon] no revision., [n.d.].
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5/83Bound with Stanton, Theodore, The Bayros Dante[review]. From The Literary Review, pub. by The New York Evening Post, (no. 19, p. 428). A one page transcription of a review of La Divina Commedia illustrated by Bayros., Jan. 5, 1924 (1923) (31 pp.)
Item is missing
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The Leipzig fair in the course of time: Historical series of special postage stamps with color reproductions after originals by Erich Gruner. Printed volume with ts. translations tipped in., [n.d.]. (88 pp.)
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6/84Schmauch, Walter W. Allegory of commerce and and aspects of man of medicine[monograph]. Ts.[carbon] with no revision. Photographic negatives tipped in. Bound in black binder., 1949. (252 pp.)
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7/85Floegel, Karl Friedrich. History of court fools[history]. Ts.[carbon] with no revision. Occasional photographic negatives tipped in. Bound in three black binders., [n.d.]. (672 pp.)
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8/86Schmauch, Walter W. From sea-horses to ships of fools: A book of essays[collection of essays]. Illus. Ts. without revision. Bound in gold stamped calf and cloth., 1947. (611 pp.)
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9/87Schmauch, Walter W. Terra-cotta in art[art criticism]. Ts.[carbon] without revisions. With the following appendices:, 1951. (125 pp.)
Hutton, C.A. Greek terra cotta statuettes. Ts.[carbon] transcription., 71 pp.
Huish, Marcus B. Tanagra terra cottas. Ts.[carbon] transcription., 12 pp.
Talman, C.F. Little ladies from Tanagra. Ts.[carbon] transcription., 4 pp.
Bound with Schmauch, Walter W. Marble, bronze and terra cotta. Ts.[carbon] without revision., 46 pp.
258 pp. total

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10/88-90

Series IV. Editorial matter.,

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10/88.
Miller, Henry. Aller retour New York[essay/letter to Alfred Perles]. Uncorrected galley proof [for The intimate Henry Miller, ed. by Lawrence Clark Powell, New American Library, , [n.d.]. 1959 (?)]. (27 galleys.)
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10/89.
Miller, Henry. Just wild about Harry[play]. Uncorrected galley proof. [New Directions, , [1963]. 1963]. (28 galleys.)
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10/90.
[Miller, Mary Britton]. Many mansions[novel]. Written under pseud. Isabel Bolton. Uncorrected galley proof., [1953?]. (60 galleys.)

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Series V. Notebooks, journals, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts not previously accounted for.,

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10/91.
Checklists of author. Probably the property of Ija Adler. Ts., ts.[carbon] with clippings laid in. Bound in black ring binder., [n.d.]. (259 pp.)
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11/92-94.
Three spiral and ring binders belonging to Ija Adler, as follows:,
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11/92Bookstore suggestions for a bookmans manual. Containing notes for advertising, supplies, etc. Auto. entries on lined notepaper., [n.d.]. (1 item.)
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11/93Addresses of book dealers, suppliers, wantlists. Ts. entries on lined and unlined notepaper, with auto. revision., [n.d.]. (1 item.)
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11/94Moving data: 1616 Mohawk Street, Chicago 14, Illinois to Oakdale Street. Auto. entries on lined notepaper., [n.d.]. (1 item.)
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11/95.
Commonplace book. Title page reads, This token of friendship is presented to Celia in the year 1860... Compiler unknown. Auto. entries. Two poems clipped from newspapers laid in. Red leather boards, gold stamped, 4 1/4 × 6 1/2., 1860. (90 pp.)
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11/96.
French, Edwin Davis. Notebook containing list of book-plates owned by French. Spiral notebook., [n.d.]. (43 pp.)
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11/97.
Stephens, James. Auto. notebook in two parts. Part one contains notes on Bergson's Dreams, Welsh poems and ballads by George Borrow, other. Part two contains an interview signed James Esse, titled The return of the hero, by Michael Ireland. Heavily revised, 7 pp. (Pyle bibliography: Literature and life: An interview with James Stephens by James Esse. Irish Statesman, [sic] Signature with address on first page. Notebook with blue paper covers., 1914: Oct. 20 - 1923: Aug. 16. Aug. 16, 1923, 22 Sept. 1922 1923). (39 pp.)
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11/98.
Theatrum poetarum. Unidentified printed volume, probably late 18th Century, giving sketches of English poets. No title page, text begins with page 143. Pages interleaved in a volume of blank leaves, with autograph notes on the text added. One lose leaf from another volume. Table of contents at the end., [n.d.]. (218 pp.)
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11/99.
Los logares del comun de la villa de Caracena... Auto. document written in Spanish on vellum. Concerning the disposition of land taxes in the reign of Philip IV., [1653]. (24 pp.)
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11/100.
Cox, Alfred J. Catalogue of books in the private collection of Alfred J. Cox. Printed title page followed by 568 pages of auto. entries at intervals throughout. Bound in black leather. Shelved., [n.d.]. (569 pp.)
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11/101.
Cox, Alfred J. List of plays in the private collection of Alfred J. Cox. Printed title page followed by 218 pp. of auto. entries at intervals throughout. Bound in black leather. Shelved., [n.d.]. (219 pp.)
The two catalogs of Alfred J. Cox were microfilmed for the use of a researcher. The filming was done at the Library of Congress which has retained a copy of the film for its collection. Washington University also received a copy of the film and it is shelved next to the two catalogs.
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11/102.
Index of books. A file box of index cards containing bibliographic information on books. Arranged alphabetically by title. Ts. entries., [n.d.]. (1 item)
The two catalogs of Alfred J. Cox were microfilmed for the use of a researcher. The filming was done at the Library of Congress which has retained a copy of the film for its collection. Washington University also received a copy of the film and it is shelved next to the two catalogs.
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12/102-109
Papers relating to M. l'abbé Bouguillon, Sainte-Roch, an early Nineteenth Century French cleric.,
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12/102.Bouguillon, M. l'abbé to le Cardinal de Périgard. Written on the back of a broadside., 1818: March 29. (A.L.S., 2 pp.)
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12/103.Bouguillon, M. l'abbé, Saint-Roch. Sermons numbered 1-8, 10-19 and 21-24. Auto. drafts in French, often written on the backs of broadsides. Pages sewn together., [n.d.]. (22 items. 262 pp.)
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12/104.Sermons numbered 25-47. Auto. drafts in French often written on the backs of broadsides. Pages sewn together., [n.d.]. _____. (23 items, 234 pp.)
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12/105.Sermons, Auto. drafts in French often Written on the backs of broadsides. Pages sewn together., [1812-1814]. _____. dated. (15 items, 141 pp)
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12/106.Sermons, unnumbered, Auto. drafts in French often written on the backs of broadsides. Pages sewn together., [n.d.]. _____. undated. (8 items, 97 pp.)
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12/107.Misc. items in Latin. Auto. drafts., [n.d.]. _____. (7 items, 17 pp.)
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12/108.Misc. items in French. Auto. drafts., [n.d.]. _____. (7 items, 17 pp.)
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12/109.Bruchet, M. l'abbé, Saint-Etienne, ed. Relation de la mission. An account of French missionary activity. Printed text in French., [1825]. (1 item, 39 pp.)

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Series VI. Miscellany.,

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12/110.
Douglas, Norman. Misc. photographs of Douglas, members of his family, and his home., [n.d.]. (13 items.)
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12/111.
Hopson, William Fowler. Charles William Sherborn: An appreciation. Signed first edition. A printed memorial prepared for Sherborn's funeral. Including a memorial poem by Sheldon Cheney, 2 portraits, and cards and letters tipped in from Charles William Sherborn, his daughter Ada M. Sherbourn, his son C. Davis Sherbourn, Seven cards and letters in all., 1910. (1 item, 24 pp.)
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12/112.
Lawrence, Thomas Edward. The mint[reviews]. Newspaper clippings of reviews by Charles Dindlay, E.M. Forster, L.P. Hartley, Naomi Mitchison, Norman Shrapnel, Max Wylie, and unidentified reviewers., [ca.1955]. (9 items.)
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12/113.
Patterson, Curtis. Winner take nothing[review]. Ts. transcription of a review of the Hemingway book which appeared in Town and Country Magazine., [n.d.]. (1 item, 1 p.)
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12/114.
Misc. newspaper clippings concerning Arnold Bennett on a visit to the United States, Norman Douglas, the history of the Grolier Club, and Daniel Berkeley Updike of Merrymount Press., [n.d.]. (12 items.)
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Misc. photographs of George W. Lee, Isabella Gardner, and Rex Stout., [n.d.]. (3 items.)

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