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George Henry Sargent papers

Title
George Henry Sargent papers, 1883-1930.
Author
Sargent, George H. (George Henry), 1867-1931.
Supplementary Content
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Description
5 linear feet (14 boxes).
Subject
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Heartman, Charles F.
Biography (note)
  • George Henry Sargent (1867-1931), American bibliographer and journalist, was associated with the Boston Evening Transcript from 1895 until 1931.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 2677
Author
Sargent, George H. (George Henry), 1867-1931.
Title
George Henry Sargent papers, 1883-1930.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence relating to bibliography, personal and professional papers, and Sargent's autograph and facsimile collections. Correspondence, 1883-1930, is from readers of his column, bibliographical colleagues, and family members. Personal and business papers, ca. 1910s-1930, include lists and descriptions of books and manuscripts in libraries and private collections; typescripts of Sargent's essays on bibliographical topics and some poems; accounts, 1906-1922; notes; and printed matter. Autograph collection contains 18th through 20th century letters, signatures, and a few photographs and documents of a variety of prominent people. Facsimile collection consists of letters and documents of historical and literary figures.
Biography
George Henry Sargent (1867-1931), American bibliographer and journalist, was associated with the Boston Evening Transcript from 1895 until 1931. He wrote books and articles on bibliography and a column, The Bibliographer, about rare books.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Bibliographers.
Journalists.
Added Author
Adler, Elmer, 1884-1962.
Goodspeed, George T.
Goudy, Frederic W. (Frederic William), 1865-1947.
Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950.
Lauriat, Charles E.
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956.
Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940.
Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952.
Rudge, William Edwin, 1876-1931.
Winship, George Parker, 1871-1952.
Research Call Number
MssCol 2677
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