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Bookplates, approximately 1897-approximately 1932.

Series Identifier: HUF 523.406
Overview: Bookplates designating book funds and collections from some of Harvard University's libraries.  Bookplates are chiefly from libraries that are administrative units of the Harvard College Library.

Department of Printing and Graphic Arts announcement records

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Typ 1267
Overview: Promotional materials for Houghton Library's Department of Printing & Graphic Arts lectures and exhibitions.

Department of Printing and Graphic Arts articles, exhibition records, reviews, and talks

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Typ 1232
Overview: Records of events and related papers of Houghton Library's Department of Printing and Graphic Arts.

Early Catalogs and Shelflists of the Harvard College Library

Collection Identifier: UAIII 50.15.30
Overview: This collection of early catalogs and shelflists of the Harvard College Library includes both printed and manuscript material. It contains at least one copy of each of the three printed library catalogs published in the eighteenth century, with related supplements; two sets of library alcove shelflists; numerous manuscript catalogs of the library, arranged either alphabetically or by subject, including one believed to have been in use during the College's evacuation to Concord during the...

Early Harvard College Librarian's papers

Collection Identifier: UAIII 50.27.14
Overview: This collection contains an assortment of ten administrative records related to the Harvard College Library and the College Librarian (known in the 18th century as the Library Keeper), dating from 1715 to 1727. The documents consist of two payment orders for the salary of the library keeper in 1715 and 1721; a 1720 list of books sent by English merchant and Harvard benefactor Thomas Hollis; six financial records related to the preparation and printing of the 1723 printed catalog of the Library;...

Frederick C. Packard, Jr. sound recordings

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 3065
Overview: Approximately 2,500 sound discs created, commissioned, or produced by Frederick C. Packard, Jr.

Galway Kinnell recordings

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: MS Am 3277
Overview: Approximately 365 audio and visual recordings created and/or collected by the poet Galway Kinnell.

Lists of donations to the Harvard College Library, [1782]-1863

Collection Identifier: UAIII 50.15.70.2
Overview: Consists of manuscript lists of donations to the Harvard College Library from 1782 to 1863. Also includes scattered correspondence with donors offering books and other items to the Harvard College Library, and a compilation of donations to the Harvard College Library from 1770 to 1840 that was printed in Josiah Quincy's The History of Harvard University, published in 1840.

Harvard College Library bills and list of books purchased, 1877-1971

Collection Identifier: UAIII 50.15.88.3
Overview: This collection belongs to a group of records called Library routine records, which generally includes ongoing series of records pertaining to day-to-day operations of the Harvard College Library, such as job applications, charging records, shelf lists, and bills. This collection contains invoices, bills, and other material presumably related to the purchase of books in the Harvard College Library from 1877 through 1971. Material is arranged chronologically in groups, and alphabetically...

Harvard College Library Catalogue Department subject files: Thomas Franklin Currier, 1894-1952

Collection Identifier: UAIII 50.8.113.3.2
Overview: Thomas Franklin Currier (1873-1946), Harvard A.B. 1894, began his career as an assistant in the Harvard College Library's Catalogue Department in 1894, and was placed in charge of cataloging in 1902. Currier organized the Library catalog in preparation for the opening of Widener Memorial Library in 1915 and continued to refine the classification process throughout his career, uniting the tasks of shelf classification and cataloging. This collection is comprised of correspondence, a card catalog...