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COLLECTION — Volume: 1 Identifier: MS Eng 1106

Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell autograph album of book-collectors


Album of autograph letters of book collectors gathered by English bibliophile Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell.


  • Creation: 1453-1913

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


.1 linear feet (1 volume)

Biographical / Historical

Cockerell was an English bibliophile.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

59M-27. Purchased with the Bemis fund from Alan G. Thomas, 7A Wimborne Road, Bournemouth; received: 1959 July 15.

Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962, collector. Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell autograph album of book-collectors, 1453-1913: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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Repository Details

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