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Manuscripts in libraries

a South African outline of procedures and problems

by J. M. Berning

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Published by [Rhodes University, Department of Librarianship] in Grahamstown .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Libraries -- Special collections -- Manuscripts.,
    • Libraries -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: leaves 62-64.

      Statementby J. M. Berning.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ692.M28 B47
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[ii] 64 l.
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5091817M
      ISBN 100949980013
      LC Control Number74163360
      OCLC/WorldCa759692

      Coverage. This collection also known as the Draper manuscripts, and as the Draper Collection, consists of volumes of manuscripts, papers, and books collected by Lyman Copeland Draper about the history of the trans-Allegheny West in the United States, a region including the western areas of the Carolinas and Virginia, all the Ohio River Valley, and part of the upper Mississippi Valley from. UW Special Collections is closed to the public until further notice. We're available online to answer your questions here. University of Washington Libraries' Special Collections collects, preserves and makes accessible rare books, manuscripts, papers, records, photographs, moving images and .

      The Rare Books and Manuscripts Division includes over 3 million manuscripts; 5, collections, ranging from the early 15th century to present day. Among the collection’s strengths are Civil War-era letters and diaries, family papers and the records of many political figures from the Hoosier state. Christie’s Books and Manuscripts Department offers for sale the best of the world’s printed books, maps, medieval manuscripts, autograph letters and archives. With an international team of 15 renowned specialists and live auctions held throughout the year in London, Paris and New York, we are the market leaders in this category.

      The manuscripts and manuscript collections exist to support, supplement, and complement programs of instruction and research required by members of the Dartmouth community. Manuscripts, defined as any original, written materials that are created as unique items, include holographs and typescripts, as well as computer files. The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library houses 8, linear feet of manuscript and archival material. Some of the notable collections include: the Doy Leale McCall Sr. Papers which encompass more than one million documents from the 19th and 20th centuries; the papers of Mobile's three former U.S. congressmen; a large body of.


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