DICKINSON, DONALD C. Collection of source material for Dictionary of American book collectors, ca. 1894-1984
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Donald C. Dickinson: Collection of Source Material for Dictionary of American Book Collectors, ca. 1894-1984


Main Entry
Dickinson, Donald A.

Collection of source material for Dictionary of American book collectors, [ca. 1894-1984].

Physical Description
2 boxes (2 linear ft.)

Historical/Biographical Note
Donald C. Dickson was Professor of Library Science in the Graduate Library School, University of Arizona. He is the author of several bibliographies and bio-bibliographies in the fields of Americana and rare books.

Scope and Contents Note
The alphabetically arranged files contain articles, clippings, brochures, pamphlets and correspondence about notable American book collectors that Dickinson gathered as source material for his Dictionary of American Book Collectors. The Dictionary contains articles on 359 collectors, ranging from William E. Burton and Almond W. Griswold in the later nineteenth century to such notable twentieth century figures as Robert Hoe, Thomas W. Streeter and Lessing J. Rosenwald.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donald C. Dickinson.

Publication Note
Dictionary of American Book Collectors / by Donald C. Dickinson (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1986).

Book collectors. United States. Biography. Dictionaries.

Genre Note
Brochures. United States. 20th century.
Clippings. United States. 20th century.
Pamphlets. United States. 20th century.

Occupation (as reflected in collection)
Book collectors. United States.

Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, New York, N.Y. 10022-1098.

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