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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Auction Catalogs Collection
    Dates: 1920-2012
    Collection Number: SC.28
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 99 linear feet of "high-end" auction dealers' catalogs.
    Repository: California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
    Fullerton, California 92834-4150
    Abstract: The Auction Catalogs Collection contains rare book and manuscript auctions' catalogs.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    The collection is open to the public.

    Preferred Citation

    Auction Catalogs Collection. California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Auction Catalogs Collection represents eight auction houses and 276 dealers. Prominent among the auction houses are Sotheby, Parke-Bernet, Sotheby-Parke Bernet and California Book Auction. The collection primarily focuses on auctions held in the 20th Century. It was begun in 1967. Since 1985 there have been no paid acquisitions for this collection nor is it actively growing.