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Inventory of the Slavic Book Dealer Catalogs
M0471  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Slavic Book Dealer Catalogs
    Dates: circa 1900-2009
    Collection number: M0471
    Creator: Zalewski, Wojciech
    Creator: Rondestvedt, Karen
    Collection Size: 20 linear feet 86 manuscript boxes
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: The collection features mostly printed and typewritten catalogs, price lists, press releases, and other materials (business correspondence, clippings, financial documents, newsletters, various publications, notes, misc.) related to the Slavic book trade in the Western world in the 20th - the beginning of the 21st centuries. Particularly beginning in late 1980s, the collection also includes catalogs and lists from dealers and other entities inside the Soviet Union, Russia, and Eastern and East-Central Europe seeking to sell material to Western libraries. The collection includes materials in almost all major Slavic languages (Russian, Polish, Ukrainian, Czech, etc.), as well as in English, French, German, and other Western and Central European languages.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation

    Slavic Book Dealer Catalogs, M0471. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Acquisition Information

    The collection was given incrementally between June 1988 and April 2009. It was formed by Wojciech Zalewski, curator for Slavic and Eastern European collections, Stanford University Libraries, and continued by Karen Rondestvedt, his successor.
    Accession numbers: 1988-021, 1989-185, 1992-055, 1995-202, 1997-274, 1998-186, 2006-243.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Printed and typewritten catalogs, price lists, press releases, and other materials (business correspondence, clippings, financial documents, newsletters, various publications, notes, misc.) related to the Slavic book trade in the Western world in the 20th - the beginning of the 21st centuries.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Booksellers and bookselling
    Slavic imprints
    Antiquarian booksellers - Catalogs
    Europe, Eastern - Imprints
    Russians - Foreign countries - History - Sources
    Russian imprints - Foreign countries