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Robert Balmanno correspondence

Title
Robert Balmanno correspondence, 1852-1868.
Author
Balmanno, Robert, 1780-1861.

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Mixed materialPermit needed MssCol 190Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.08 linear foot (1 folder)
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Ford
Biography (note)
  • Robert Balmanno was an author and collector of engravings and autographs.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 190
Author
Balmanno, Robert, 1780-1861.
Title
Robert Balmanno correspondence, 1852-1868.
Summary
Collection consists of letters from Balmanno to John Sartain, engraver of Philadelphia, Pa., relating to Balmanno's collection of books and engravings, attempts to publish his wife Mary Balmanno's book Pen and Pencil, and various literary and artistic matters. Also, letters, 1861-1868, from Mary Balmanno to John Sartain, regarding disposal of her husband's collection of books, engravings and autographs.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Robert Balmanno was an author and collector of engravings and autographs. He moved from London where he was editor of the London Literary Gazette to New York where he founded the New York Shakespeare Society.
Occupation
Book collectors.
Added Author
Sartain, John, 1808-1897.
Balmanno, Mary.
LCCN
ms 68001045
Research Call Number
MssCol 190
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