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Sabin family papers

Title
Sabin family papers, 1843-1932.
Author
Sabine family.
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Mixed materialPermit needed MssCol 2659Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Additional Authors
  • Sabin, Jennie.
  • Sabin, Joseph, 1821-1881.
  • Sabin, Joseph Fred, 1846-1926.
  • Sabin, Joseph Percy, 1872-1934.
  • Joseph Sabin and Sons.
Description
13 linear feet (23 boxes, 18 v.)
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, notes, financial records, and other papers that document the publishing and bookselling careers and personal lives of three generations of the Sabin family.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Diaries.
  • Logbooks.
  • Photographs.
  • Sketches.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Sabin, Mrs. J. Percy
Biography (note)
  • Joseph Sabin (1821-1881), Joseph F. Sabin (1846-1926) and J. Percy Sabin (1872-1934) were the principal proprietors of the family firm of book, autograph and print dealers doing business in the U.S. and England from 1842 to 1934.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 2659
Author
Sabine family.
Title
Sabin family papers, 1843-1932.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Joseph Sabin (1821-1881), Joseph F. Sabin (1846-1926) and J. Percy Sabin (1872-1934) were the principal proprietors of the family firm of book, autograph and print dealers doing business in the U.S. and England from 1842 to 1934. Joseph Sabin compiled the Dictionary Catalogue of Books Relating to America, a bibliography of all books published in America or elsewhere pertaining to America. His son Joseph F. and grandson J. Percy continued the business of the firm and collected Americana and materials related to George Washington.
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Occupation
Bibliographers.
Added Author
Sabin, Jennie.
Sabin, Joseph, 1821-1881.
Sabin, Joseph Fred, 1846-1926.
Sabin, Joseph Percy, 1872-1934.
Joseph Sabin and Sons.
LCCN
ms 79001874
Research Call Number
MssCol 2659
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