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Finding Aid for the A.N.L. Munby Papers, ca. 1940-1965
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Description
A.N.L. (Alan Noel Latimer) Munby (1913-1974) was in the antiquarian book trade with Bernard Quaritch, Limited (1935-37) and Sotheby & Company (1937-39, 1945-47) before becoming Librarian (1947) and Fellow (1948) at King's College, Cambridge. He was also a J.P.R. Lyell Reader in Bibliography at the University of Oxford (1962-63), and a Sandars Reader in Bibliography at the University of Cambridge (1969-70). The collection consists of a holograph card catalog of some 700 cards in a file case of Munby's collection of 18th century English plays.
Background
Munby was born on December 25, 1913; educated at King's College, Cambridge; TD, 1945; Litt.D, 1962; was in the antiquarian book trade with Bernard Quaritch, Limited (1935-37) and Sotheby & Company (1937-39, 1945-47); became Librarian at King's College, Cambridge in 1947 and Fellow in 1948; J.P.R. Lyell Reader in Bibliography, University of Oxford, 1962-63; Sandars Reader in Bibliography, University of Cambridge, 1969-70; publications include The alabaster hand and other ghost stories (1949), The cult of the autograph letter in England (1962), The libraries of English men of letters (1964), and Conoisseurs and medieval miniatures (1972); he died on December 26, 1974.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.