GROLIER CLUB RG7 Series III: Nikirk Lecture Series
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Guide to the Records of the Grolier Club Nikirk Lecture Series

Title: Grolier Club Institutional Records, RG 7, Series III: Events and Dinners, Nikirk Lecture Series


OCLC/RLIN No. (Unique ID):


Dates: 1991-2005


Bulk Dates: 1991-2005


Extent: 1 box, .25 linear feet; 2 audiocassettes, 2 CDs


Abstract: Materials relating to the Nikirk Lecture Series, including audio recordings.


Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research use. Copyright restrictions may apply; please contact repository for requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce the materials.

Preferred Citation: [Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Records of the Grolier Club Nikirk Lecture Series, 1991- , The Grolier Club of New York.

About the Finding Aid: This finding aid was prepared by Sophia Dahab in Microsoft Word at the Grolier Club, April 2016.


Provenance: Materials in this collection were generated by employees, members and/or participants in the Grolier Club Nikirk Lecture Series.


Access Points:

Nikirk, Robert.

Gregorian, Vartan.

Grolier Club.

Grolier Club. Nikirk Lectures.

Sound recordings.


Compact discs.

Ruben, Robert J., 1933-


Biographical/Historical Note: Named in memory of Grolier Club Librarian Robert Nikirk, the annual Nikirk Lecture Series was established in 1991.  Typically held in November, the lecture features and important speaker on various aspects of book history.

Items in Box 1, Folders 1-2 were reformatted from cassette to CD through Adopt-a-Book 2015 with the generosity of Robert J. Ruben.


Scope and Content Note: 2 cassette tapes, two CDs, one transcript.

Related Materials Note:


Arrangement Note: Items in this collection are arranged chronologically.

Container List:







Nikirk Lecture 1993: Vartan Gregorian, “Ruminations by a Book Junkie” original cassette tape recording and reformatted CD (runtime: 41:14)

Nov. 9, 1993



Nikirk Lecture 1999 original cassette tape recording and reformatted CD (runtime: 1:00:57)

Nov. 16, 1999



Transcript of “The Pleasures of Being a Scholar-Collector” by G. Thomas Tanselle


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