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Other Collections M-Z

(Miller) Leo Miller John Milton Collection

 

Description

Antiquarian and modern books by and about John Milton, plus journals, photocopies, and offprints. The collection also includes manuscripts by Miller, access to which is partly restricted. A guide to the manuscript collection is available by clicking here.

Status

Partially cataloged.

Arrangement

Cataloged by call number, uncataloged books, journals, and photocopies are separated according to format and arranged by author within those groupings.

Size

6 shelves (ca.140v. and 2 serial titles).

Access

Chinook, separate card file arranged by main entry, and cards in the Special Collections Main Entry File.

Provenance

Bequeathed to Special Collections by Leo Miller.

 

(Pettit/Young) Henry Pettit Edward Young Collection

 

Description

Eighteenth to twentieth century works by and about eighteenth century writer Edward Young.

Status

Uncataloged.

Arrangement

By collection number.

Size

212 v., 183 titles.

Access

Separate card file arranged by collection number, cards in the Special Collections Main Entry File, and a published bibliography, which is available for purchase through the Special Collections Department.

Provenance

Given to Special Collections by Henry Pettit in 1972. The collection continues to be augmented through purchases.

Related materials

An unnamed group of Edward Young manuscripts, Miscellaneous Manuscripts, MS 52, Box 4.

 

Playbills and Theatrical Ephemera

 

Description

American and European playbills and programs, from the 1870s through the 1940s.

Status

Uncataloged.

Size

15.25 shelves (76 Princeton files, plus 14 boxes, plus some loose items).

Access

Collection file.

Provenance

Approximately 1,639 items were purchased from Marie Bloch on 26 May 1988, according to an invoice and partial list in the Bloch Collection file.

 

(Seiffert) Marjorie Allen Seiffert Collection

 

Description

Twentieth century poetry books and journals, especially representative of poets active between the world wars. Most items are first editions, many inscribed by their authors. There are also personal papers (see "Related Materials" below.

Status

Uncataloged.

Arrangement

By main entry.

Size

3 shelves (213 v., 87 titles).

Access

Separate card file, plus cards in the Special Collections Main Entry File.

Provenance

Given to the Libraries by Marjorie Allen Seiffert in 1961.

Related materials

Marjorie Allen Seiffert Collection, MS 248

 

(Stafford) Jean Stafford Collection

 

Description

Books and journals, mostly dating from the twentieth century, collected by Jean Stafford, and a large collection of personal papers (see "Related Materials" below). A guide to Stafford's personal papers is available by clicking here.

Status

Uncataloged.

Arrangement

By main entry.

Size

9 shelves (280 v., 244 titles).

Access

Three separate card files. There is a collection-level record for the books and journals in the Special Collections Main Entry File. There is a collection-level record for manuscripts and records for selected individual documents in the collection in the Autographs and Manuscripts File and the Manuscripts Shelflist.

Provenance

Bequeathed to Special Collections by Jean Stafford.

Related materials

Jean Stafford Collection, MS 64.

 

University Publications

 

Description

Twentieth century catalogs of exhibits at various universities, mostly American, plus miscellaneous university publications.

Status

A finding aid, plus selected items are cataloged.

Arrangement

Grouped by institution.

Size

5 linear ft.

Access

A list, arranged by institution, has been created.

Provenance

Each item has a different provenance.

 

Willard Tracts

 

Description

Sixteenth through twentieth century British pamphlets. The original collection, as purchased, consisted of materials dating from 1660 to 1832.

Status

Partially cataloged.

Arrangement

By control numbers assigned by James Field Willard, which produce a roughly chronological order.

Size

21 shelves (2218 v.) plus 22 binders plus 8 boxes of cards.

Access

Cards in the Special Collections Main Entry File. It has separate shelf lists for cataloged and uncataloged materials, as well as a chronology file.

Provenance

Purchased from James Field Willard before 1962 (see Notes from the Rare Books Room, 11 May 1962), and expanded by gifts and purchase.