Query: Book collectors and collecting
William Mills Ivins papers
Creators:
Ivins, William Mills, 1881-1961
Dates:
1878-1964
Size:
20.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.ivinwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers, 1878-1964 (20.5 linear feet) of museum curator, director, and art scholar William Mills Ivins (1881-1961) consist of correspondence, writings, notes, photographs, and Ivins family papers. Ivins was Curator of Prints, 1916-1946, Assistant Director, 1933-1938, and Acting Director, 1938-1940 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The collection contains professional and personal correspondence with art historians, art dealers, museum curators, print and book collectors, and artists concerning the history of print making, book design and illustration, print collectors and collecting, exhibitions, and museum administration. Also found are Ivins' published and unpublished writings and lectures, and notes. The collection contains some Ivins' family papers including family correspondence, genealogies, and photographs.

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Verna G. Patterson Comic Book Collection
Creators:
Patterson, Verna G. (Mrs. Curtis B.)
Dates:
1901-1917
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 16 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0106
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection includes several turn of the century favorites, predominantly consisting of Buster Brown comics but containing other examples as well.

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Benjamin Pollard Letter Book
Creators:
Pollard, Benjamin (merchant)
Dates:
1787-1792
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0035
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Manuscript letter book of 175 leaves, by Pollard of Norfolk, Va., includes his drafts of letters with traders in the United States, Europe, and the West Indies concerning shipment of goods, payment of accounts, and other business activities. Some letters not in Pollard's hand.

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Bernard Levine Sample Book Collection
Creators:
Milwaukee Printed String Company
Modern Vogue Company, Inc.
Orchard Paper Company
American Lace Paper Company
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Dates:
circa 1930s.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 vertical box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0278
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Five sample books from the 1930s: (1) Christmas wrapping paper manufactured by Gift Wrap, (2) shelf paper made by the American Lace Paper Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, (3) confectionery bag samples and stock designs for printing by the Orchard Paper Company of Saint Louis, (4) gift wrapping paper made by Modern Vogue Co., Inc., and …

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Richard Lodish Collection of American Education Ephemera
Creators:
Lodish, Richard
Dates:
circa 1825-1908
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1421
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ephemeral archival materials from American schools, primarily from the northeastern United States, and primarily in the 19th century. Types of materials include instruction books and kits; students' work books and notebooks; flash cards; lesson books, some on religious subjects; religious tracts; printed lectures; students' report cards; school registers; attendance records; printed …

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MS 2050 Note-book for IndoGermanic Philology: E. Balto-Slavic
Creators:
Frachtenberg, Leo Joachim, 1883-1930
Dates:
August 1906
Size:
18 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2050
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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James Stutsman Band Book Collection
Creators:
Stutsman, James
Dates:
1875
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0258
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The set consists of nine books with a fragment of a tenth which seems not to be related to the other nine. Eight of the nine books, which are basically intact, offer a complete enough assortment to produce a usable performance set. The 1st althorn is missing, but the 2nd alto is …

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MS 3627 Portion of Mohawk Book of Rites
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Johnson, Smoke, 1792-1886
Dates:
undated
Size:
41 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3627
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Smoke Johnson- copy.

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MS 2518 Coos Myths; traditions; grammatical notes and miscellany
Creators:
Buchanan, J.
Frachtenberg, Leo Joachim, 1883-1930
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2518
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Consists of Coos Myths (5 notebooks); traditions (3 books); grammatical notes (1 book); miscellaneous books (2). Books average 79 pages each.

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MS 2879 Notes on Horatio Hale's "Ancient Rites of the Condoling Council" from his "Book of Rites"
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
1885
Size:
18 Pages
1 Item (card )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2879
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Same as Hale, Book of Rites, pages 116-139 (1883).

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