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Guide to the Special Collections' general artifact collection, ca. 500-1963
Special Collections M0582  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Access Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Special Collections' general artifact collection,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 500-1963
    Collection number: Special Collections M0582
    Creator: Special Collections
    Extent: 5.5 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions


    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.


    Gifts from various people.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Special Collections' general artifact collection, M0582, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Scope and Content

    Miscellaneous artifacts, mostly related to writing or printing and including such things as papyrus fragments, palm-leaf manuscripts, medals, seals, playing cards, old eye glasses and pens, Arabic scrolls, print blocks, including six by Theo Jung, and two marble (alabaster?) busts, one of Charles Dickens and one of Dante, nd.

    Access Terms

    Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321.
    Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
    Jung, Theo.
    Manuscripts (papyri)
    Palm-leaf manuscripts.
    Playing cards.