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Physicians' Anatomical Aid (1889)

General Collection

General Collection

 

Description

Books on all topics, with particular strength in sixteenth through twentieth-century English and American Literature. The General Collection (uncats) consists of recent purchases and gifts awaiting cataloging. Materials span the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries, mostly in Roman alphabet languages.

Status

Most of the collection is cataloged, but not all of these catalog records have been converted to machine readable form.

Size

ca. 71,781 v.

Access

All items in the collection have cards in the Special Collections Main Entry File, except items that have been cataloged online. Items cataloged online do not have cards in the Main Entry or Subject File. Items acquired and cataloged in the last few years and completed transfers are in the online catalog. Uncataloged materials can be accessed through an accession file, arranged alphabetically by title, as well as through the Special Collections Main Entry File.

Provenance

Each item has a different provenance. For information on an item, see the bibliographic record and the Permanent Transaction File.

Dewey Serials Collection

 

Description

Periodicals with Dewey classification numbers that have been transferred to Special Collections from the Periodicals Room.

Status

Cataloged and in the online catalog.

Arrangement

By Dewey number.

Size

61 shelves (ca. 1350 v.)

Access

Items are represented in the Norlin and Special Collections shelflists, in the online catalog, and in the published serials list. Some are also in the Special Collections Main Entry File. There is no collection file.

Provenance

Transferred to Special Collections from the Norlin General Collection.

Transfers

 

Description

Books that are in the process of being transferred into Special Collections from the Norlin stacks and the branch libraries. This is a temporary collection. When the transfer has been completed, the item is integrated into our holdings.

Status

Cataloged.

Arrangement

By transfer accession number.

Size

66 shelves (ca. 3121 v.)

Access

Most transfer books have records on Chinook with assigned "T" numbers. Others can be located through the transfer card file in Special Collections.

Provenance

From the Norlin and branch library collections.

Reading Room Reference Collection

 

Description

Reference works for use by Special Collections staff and patrons, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, bibliographies, price guides, works on the history of books and printing, recent periodicals, catalogs, and locally produced guides.

Status

Cataloged and most records are online.

Arrangement

Partially arranged by Library of Congress classification number. It is divided into Reference (27 cm. and under) and Reference Oversize (over 27 cm.)

Size

25 shelves (410 v., 220 titles).