Auction Catalogs Collection

California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
800 N State College Blvd.
3rd Floor, Library South, PLS-352
Fullerton, California 92834-4150
(657) 278-3444
http://www.library.fullerton.edu/
2013


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.