GRAFF, ROBERT. Book collection records
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Robert D. and Marjorie S. Graff:
Papers Relating to Book Collecting, 1952-1982

RLIN ID No.
NYGG02-A62

Main Entry
Graff, Robert D., 1919-

Title
Papers relating to book collecting, 1952-1982 (bulk 1965-1982).

Physical Description
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Biographical/Historical Note
Robert D. and Marjorie S. Graff are book collectors who maintain their private library in Far Hills, New Jersey. Robert D. Graff’s collecting interests are focused on 20th century American, English and Irish literature, including first editions. In 1965, Graff became a member of the Grolier Club, a New York City bibliophile society, and he has served as its President (1978-1982) and as a member of the Council, the Committee on Publications, and the Centennial Committee (1983-1984). Marjorie S. Graff has been a Grolier Club member since 1982.

Scope and Contents Note
Invoices and want lists documenting the collecting activities of Robert D. and Marjorie S. Graff through purchases from English, Irish, American and some European dealers. There is some correspondence, especially in the English dealer files.

Finding Aid Note
Unpublished finding aid available in repository.

Names
Graff, Marjorie S. Correspondence.
Graff, Robert D., 1919- Correspondence.

Subjects
Book collectors. New Jersey. Far Hills. 20th century.
Book collecting. New Jersey. Far Hills. 20th century.
Rare books. 20th century. Prices.

Genres
Invoices. 20th century.
Want lists. 20th century.

Occupation (as reflected in collection)
Book collectors. New Jersey. Far Hills. 20th century.

Added Entry
Graff, Marjorie S.
Grolier Club.

Location
Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, New York, N.Y. 10021-1098.


Collection Inventory

Box 1
f.1.1 Invoices paid, 1964-1965
f.1.2 Invoices paid, 1966
f.1.3 Invoices paid, 1967-1968
f.1.4 Invoices paid, 1969-1973
f.1.5 Invoices paid, 1974-1977
f.1.6 Invoices paid, 1978-1982

f.1.7 Correspondence with English antiquarian book dealers, 1966-1968
f.1.8 Correspondence with English antiquarian book dealers, 1970-1978
f.1.9 Correspondence with English antiquarian book dealers: Gerald Massey, 1965-1976
f.1.10 Correspondence with Irish, European and Japanese antiquarian book dealers, 1966-1971

Box 2
f.2.1 Correspondence with United States antiquarian book dealers,1958-1968
f.2.2 Correspondence with United States antiquarian book dealers, 1969-1971
f.2.3 Correspondence with United States antiquarian book dealers, 1972-1982
f.2.4 Book wanted: correspondence to dealers and invoices, 1962-1965
f.2.5 Books wanted: correspondence to dealers and invoices, 1966-1967
f.2.6 Want wanted: correspondence to dealers and invoices, 1968
f.2.7 Want lists, 1966-1970
f.2.8 Correspondence and invoices for binders and book supplies, 1969-1973
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