Author Archives: Rare Books and Special Collections

New Finding Aids for January 2017

New finding aids include the following: Marc Gaede Papers (C1436) Marc Gaede (1946- ) is an American photographer, environmental activist, and teacher based in California. The collection consists of Gaede’s black-and-white photographs of the American West and Southwest, correspondence, contracts, … Continue reading

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New Finding Aids for November and December 2016

New finding aids include the following: Blanckley Family Papers (C1542) Consists of family correspondence and documents (1813-1890) of the Blanckley family, centering on Henry Stanyford Blanckley (1752-1820), British consul in Algeria and the Balearic Islands, and his children and grandchildren. … Continue reading

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New Finding Aids for October 2016

New finding aids include the following: 1st Canadian Regiment, Continental Army, Payrolls and Muster Rolls (C1537) Consists of forty-three payroll sheets and fifteen muster rolls, dating from 1776 to 1780, of the 1st Canadian Regiment, which supported colonial efforts during … Continue reading

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Attention Students: Submit Your Essay to Win the 2016-2017 Elmer Adler Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize

Are you an avid collector of books, manuscripts, or other materials found in libraries? If so, consider submitting an essay about your collection for a chance to win the Elmer Adler Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize! Endowed from the estate of … Continue reading

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New Finding Aids for September 2016

New finding aids include the following: Chester W. Burton Family Papers (C1523) Consists mostly of correspondence along with some financial records, legal documents, such as deeds and land indentures, ephemera, and photographs dating from the 19th and early 20th centuries … Continue reading

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