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Guide to the Robert B. Sweet Collection
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Series 1.  General

Box 1: 1

Benjamin List of Books for Private Library Builders, 1935

Box 1: 2

Book -- text cut out for storage of small items, 1807

Box 1: 3

Diary (apparently of a photographer in the Washington, D.C. area), 1845

Box 1: 4

Keener, Clyde -- A Study of the General Education Contributions of Industrial Arts (UCLA dissertation), 1959

 

Series 2.  Laid-in Materials

Scope and Content Note

Series consists of items removed from cataloged volumes in Sweet Collection.
Box 1: 5

Birth Control -- correspondence and pamphlets, mainly British, ca. 1920s-1930s

Box 1: 6

Lloyd, J. W. -- correspondence (also W. L. Lloyd), ca. 1929-1940

 

Series 3.  Photographs

Box 1: 7

Photograph Album -- Sweet family, ca. late 19th century

Box 1: 8

Lloyd, J. W. - inscribed by friend J. Johnston, ca. latter 19th century

Box 1: 9

Sweet, Robert B. -- 2 b/w, later in life

Box 1: 10

Picture Postcard -- Pikes Peak

 

Series 4.  Scrapbooks

Box 1: 11

Cards (color, mostly Christmas and advertising), ca. late 19th century

Box 1: 12 - 13

Clippings, typescript and handwritten passages, 2 volumes (mainly poetry and literary excerpts), ca. late 19th-early 20th century

Box 2: 1

Jennie Roberts (mainly clippings, glued into volume of Congressional Record), ca. late 19th century

Box 2: 2

Recipes, household hints, ca. mid 19th century

Box 3: 1 - 6

Stereographic Library -- Tour of the World (Keystone View Co., 12 vols. in 6 boxes)

 

Series 5.  Oversize

Box 4: 1

Studio portrait (b/w) of Robert Sweet, n.d.

Box 4: 2

Steel Engravings -- bound volume (R. Hinshelwood, W. Wellstood, and others), ca. mid 19th century

Box 4: 3

Italian Posters - bound volume (Off. G. Ricordi & C. Milano), ca. late 19th century

Box 5: 1

Landacre, Paul -- Black Stallion (prospectus for Woodcut Society publication), 1940

Box 5: 2

Scrapbook - mainly 19th century engravings