Bookplate correspondence collection, 1896-1953.


Bookplate correspondence collection, 1896-1953.

Bookplate correspondence collection, 1896-1953.

This collection, arranged by writer and confined mainly to the period 1910 to 1950, concerns the collecting of bookplates by various people and organizations, particularly the American Antiquarian Society. The major writers are: Carlyle S. Baer, Allen S. Davenport, H. Alfred Fowler, Charles E. Goodspeed, Stanley Harrod, Frank S. Hatch, Oliver C. Sheean, and Arthur L. Stearns. The major recipients are: Rev. Herbert E. Lombard, Clarence S. Brigham, and Robert W. G. Vail. Copies of many letters written by Clarence S. Brigham are filed in the correspondence in this collection.

9 boxes.

Related Entities

There are 11 Entities related to this resource.

Lombard, Herbert Edwin, 1863-1940 (person)

Herbert Edwin Lombard (1863-1940), son of Henry Faulkner and Nellie Callahan Lombard, was born in Sutton, Mass., and graduated from the Bangor Theological Seminary in 1896. He was a pastor of several Congregational churches in Massachusetts and was a member of the Masons. In 1913, he was elected a member of the American Antiquarian Society, because of his interested in bibliographical research, bookplate collection, and American literature. He died in Worcester, Mass. From the descri...

Fowler, Alfred, 1889- (person)

Sheean, Oliver Clement, 1894-1955 (person)

Book and bookplate collector, of Portland, Me.; worked as freight clerk for The Portland Company; Irish American. From the description of Oliver Clement Sheean collection, 1930-1955. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71015366 ...

Hatch, Frank S. (person)

Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950 (person)

Charles E. Goodspeed was the founder of several bookstores in Boston and a dealer in rare books and manuscripts. Most of his writings were bibliographical, compiling A treasury of fishing stories and Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Museum of the Salem East India Marine Society, or, The gathering of a virtuoso's collection, both published in 1946. His autobiography, Yankee bookseller, published in 1937, gives a full picture of booksellers, collectors, and authors of his time. From the des...

Baer, Carlyle Solomon, 1890-1969. (person)

Harrod, Stanley, b. 1881. (person)

Davenport, Allen (person)

Brigham, Clarence S. (Clarence Saunders), 1877-1963 (person)

Clarence Saunders Brigham (1877-1963) began his distinguished library career while a student at Brown University. After graduation in 1899 he was appointed librarian of the Rhode Island Historical Society and in 1908 he left that position to accept the offer of the librarian's post at the American Antiquarian Society. He was named director of the Society in 1930 and was made its president in 1955. He resigned fifty-one years after he began working in Worcester. Brigham was a dedicated librarian ...

Vail, R.W.G. (Robert William Glenroie), 1890-1966 (person)

Director of the New-York Historical Society, 1944-1960. From the description of Knickerbocker birthday : a sesqui-centennial history of the New York Historical Society 1954. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58773027 ...

Stearns, Arthur Adelbert, 1858-1932 (person)