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Container List

 

Series I.  Catalogued Miniature Books

Box 1, Folder 1.

Offhand Display of the Types in our Basement, 1949 (Cheney)

Box 1, Folder 2.

A Typesticker's Tract on Typefaces, 1949 (Cheney)

Box 1, Folder 3.

Survivormanship Certificate, 1949

Box 1, Folder 4.

The Gettysburg Address of Abe Lincoln, 1961. An Address at the Dedication of the Cemetery at Gettysburg, 1949

Box 1, Folder 5.

A Short Paper on Sans Serif Types by Miss Alta Superba Fountain Compositress [pseud.], 1949

Box 1, Folder 6.

H. Dickson Arkwright's Digest of a Journey Lately Undergone, 1950, 1977 (1 copy each)

Box 1, Folder 7.

Pamphlet on the Four Basic Dialects of Pig Latin, 1950 (Brig. Gen Cyclops Stonebone [pseud.])

Box 1, Folder 8.

Counterblast to the Book called 'Panflet on Pig Latin', 1951 (H. Dick Arkwright [pseud.])

Box 1, Folder 9.

An Obstinate Exile, 1951 (Laurie Lee)

Box 1, Folder 10.

A Pamphlet on Pig Latin, 1951 (Brig. Gen. Cyclops Stonebone [pseud.])

Box 1, Folder 11.

Happy is a Librarian, 1954 (Tokujiro Kanamori)

Box 1, Folder 12.

Books are Still for Sale, 1956 (August Frugé)

Box 1, Folder 13.

Letter to a Lexicographer, 1960 (E. de Fumier)

Box 1, Folder 14.

Types in the Cases of Will Cheney, 1961

Box 1, Folder 15.

Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas, 1962 (Clement C. Moore)

Box 1, Folder 16.

The Sea as Seen by El Sea Powell, 1962 (Lawrence C. Powell)

Box 1, Folder 17.

Fleecestreet's Improved Pig Latin Grammar, 1963 (William Cheney)

Box 1, Folder 18.

Captain Jack: Being the Reminiscences of a Sea Going Bookseller, 1963 (John Friend)

Box 1, Folder 19.

A Treatise on Pocket Knives, 1964 (Will Cheney)

Box 1, Folder 20.

Speech of June 4, 1940, 1964 (Winston Churchill)

Box 1, Folder 21.

Trois Fables de La Fontaine, 1965

Box 1, Folder 22.

Bookshops, 1965 (Lawrence Clark Powell)

Box 1, Folder 23.

Sixth and Figueroa, 1965 (Thomas Atwill Neal)

Box 1, Folder 24.

Paper Samples, 1966 (Will Cheney)

Box 1, Folder 25.

Climb the Mountains, 1966 (John Muir)

Box 1, Folder 26.

Ravens and Crows, 1966 (Gordon Roland Williams) (2 copies)

Box 1, Folder 27.

Pretty Pictures, 1967 (Tom Neal)

Box 1, Folder 28.

Pocket Knives, 2nd edition, 1968 (Will Cheney) (2 copies)

Box 1, Folder 29.

To D.C. Subject the L.C. from L.C.P., 1968

Box 1, Folder 30.

Franciscan Missions of California, 1969 (Emily Whytock)

Box 1, Folder 31.

An Open Letter to the Republican City Central Committee, 1971 (C.N. Earl) (2 copies)

Box 1, Folder 32.

Jake Zeitlin and the Big Red Barn, 1972 (Francis J. Weber)

Box 1, Folder 33.

The International New Testament, The Gospel According to James from 'The Word', a novel by Irving Wallace, 1972

Box 1, Folder 34.

Fleecestreet's Greek in a Nutshell, 1972 (Will Cheney)

Box 1, Folder 35.

The Desert as Dwelled on by LCP, 1973 (Lawrence Powell)

Box 1, Folder 36.

Aesopus, Four Fables of Aesop, 1973 (4 copies)

Box 1, Folder 37.

Early Events in the Life of Thomas Dawson 1848-1937, 1973

Box 1, Folder 38.

Some Minor Bookplates, 1975 (Audrey Arellanes)

Box 1, Folder 39.

ABC for Tiny Schools, 1975

Box 1, Folder 40.

Book of Pictures and Wise Words, 1976

Box 1, Folder 41.

The Desert, 1976 (Robinson Jeffers)

Box 1, Folder 42.

An Original Leaf from the Newbery Bible, 1780, with an Essay by Ruth Adomeit, 1980

Box 1, Folder 43.

Autobiography of WMC, 1983

Box 1, Folder 44.

Blank book (13 x 21 mm)

Box 1, Folder 45.

Dikora, Dikora, Dogion [Greek]

Box 1, Folder 46.

Sarah's book bookplate

Box 1, Folder 47.

Authorized Directory of the Rounce and Coffin Club

 

Series II.  Correspondence and Ephemera from the Collection of H. Richard Archer

Box 2, Folder 1.

Cheney to Dahlstrom

Box 2, Folder 2.

Cheney clippings (newspaper clippings, Saturday Review, 1952)

Box 2, Folder 3.

Archer to Cheney

Box 2, Folder 4A.

Cheney to Archer

Box 2, Folder 4B.

Cheney to Archer

Box 2, Folder 4C.

Cheney to Archer

Box 2, Folder 5.

Cheney (as GD) to Archer

Box 3, Folder 1A.

Richard Archer

Box 3, Folder 1B.

Richard Archer

Box 3, Folder 1C.

Richard Archer

Box 3, Folder 2.

Cheney to Dahlstrom correspondence

Box 3, Folder 3.

Cheney ephemera

Box 3, Folder 4.

Miscellaneous correspondence

Box 4, Folder 1.

Hippogryph Press, Los Angeles 1952-53

Box 4, Folder 2.

Hippogryph Press, Chicago 1953-56

Box 4, Folder 3.

Hippogryph Press, Williamstown, Massachusetts

Box 4, Folder 4.

Hippogryph Press

Box 4, Folder 5.

H. Richard Archer notebook, "GLS Libraries and Reference #341"

Box 4, Folder 6.

Cheney to Archer correspondence

 

Series III.  Correspondence and Cheney ephemera

Box 5, Folder 1.

Greer Allen

Box 5, Folder 2.

H. Richard Archer

Box 5, Folder 3.

Margot Archer

Box 5, Folder 4.

Edwin Carpenter

Box 5, Folder 5A.

Grant Dahlstrom

Box 5, Folder 5B.

Grant Dahlstrom

Box 5, Folder 6A.

Ted Freedman

Box 5, Folder 6B.

Ted Freedman

Box 5, Folder 7.

Andrew Horn

Box 5, Folder 8.

Reuben Pearson

Box 5, Folder 9.

Richard Pennington

Box 5, Folder 10.

S (David Serette, Ellen Shaffer)

Box 5, Folder 11.

W (Beatrice Warde, James Weygand, Gordon Williams)

Box 5, Folder 12.

Cheney holographs, drawings

Box 5, Folder 13.

Miscellaneous correspondence by William Cheney

Box 5, Folder 14.

Miscellaneous correspondence to William Cheney

Box 5, Folder 15.

Fortnightly Intruder, 1936-37

Box 5, Folder 16.

1948, 1949

Box 5, Folder 17.

Offhand Display of the Types in Our Basement, March 1949

Box 5, Folder 18.

Cheney 1950 ephemera

Box 5, Folder 19.

A Letter from Gold Hill, Nevada April 23, 1865, 1950 (Almarin B. Paul)

Box 5, Folder 20.

Pig Latin Pamphlet, 1950 (Cheney)

Box 5, Folder 21.

Type Specimen Book and Supplements, 1950 (Cheney)

Box 5, Folder 22.

Cheney 1951 ephemera

Box 5, Folder 23.

Arkwright his Counterblast, to an Effusion Entitled, Panflet on the Four Basic Dialects of Pig Latin, 1951

Box 5, Folder 24.

Dawson Family Address Book, 1951

Box 5, Folder 25.

A Chronicle of Dickens' Christmas Carol, 1951 (Theodore and Caroline Hewitson)

Box 5, Folder 26.

Cheney 1952 ephemera

Box 5, Folder 27.

City of the Sun, 1952 (Laurie Lee)

Box 5, Folder 28.

Essences of Britain, 1952 (Lawrence Clark Powell)

Box 5, Folder 29.

Cheney 1952 ephemera

Box 5, Folder 30.

1953 Rounce and Coffin Club Directory

Box 5, Folder 31.

This I Believe, 1952 (Jake Zeitlin)

Box 5, Folder 32.

Cheney 1954 ephemera

Box 5, Folder 33.

Happy is a Librarian, 1954 (Tokujiro Kanamori)

Box 5, Folder 34.

Mr. Tuttle Plays Hamlet, 1954

Box 5, Folder 35.

Cheney 1955 ephemera

Box 5, Folder 36.

Cheney 1956 ephemera

Box 5, Folder 37.

Books are Still for Sale, 1956 (August Frugé)

Box 5, Folder 38.

Cheney 1957 ephemera

Box 5, Folder 39.

A Discussion of Domestic and Exotic Usages, 1958 (Cheney)

Box 5, Folder 40.

The Springs of Clitumnus, 1958 (Gilbert Highet)

Box 5, Folder 41.

Cheney 1959 ephemera

Box 5, Folder 42.

Cheney 1960 ephemera

Box 5, Folder 43.

Cheney 1961 ephemera

Box 5, Folder 44.

The Gettysburg Address of Abraham Lincoln

Box 5, Folder 45.

Cheney 1962 ephemera

Box 5, Folder 46.

Go Forth and Be Useful, 1962

Box 5, Folder 47.

Cheney 1963 ephemera

Box 5, Folder 48.

Books Delight Us, 1963 (proofs)

Box 5, Folder 49.

Pig Latin Grammar (Judge Jason Augustus Fleecestreet [pseud.])

Box 5, Folder 50.

Captain Jack, 1963 (John Friend)

Box 5, Folder 51.

Salomy Jane, 1910 (Bret Harte)

Box 5, Folder 52.

Big Type Book (cover)

Box 5, Folder 53.

Miscellaneous

Box 6, Folder 1.

P correspondence

Box 6, Folder 2.

S correspondence

Box 6, Folder 3.

Unidentified correspondence

Box 6, Folder 4.

Grant Dahlstrom correspondence

Box 6, Folder 5.

Ted Freedman correspondence

Box 6, Folder 6.

Newspaper, Madrid, 21 August 1961

Box 6, Folder 7.

Cheney to Dahlstrom correspondence

Box 6, Folder 8.

Letters from Cheney

Box 6, Folder 9.

Richard Archer correspondence

Box 6, Folder 10.

Cheney to "Audrey" (Arellanes) correspondence

Box 6, Folder 11.

Gwalchmai of California By Laws

Box 6, Folder 12.

M. Bailey

Box 6, Folder 13.

Raymond Chandler

Box 6, Folder 14.

Grant Dahlstrom

Box 6, Folder 15.

Glen Dawson

Box 6, Folder 16.

William C. Euler

Box 6, Folder 17.

Mary Frampton

Box 6, Folder 18.

Ted Freedman

Box 6, Folder 19.

Mary Carol Goddard

Box 6, Folder 20.

Gordon Holmquist

Box 6, Folder 21.

Paul Jordan-Smith

Box 6, Folder 22.

"Kirbey"

Box 6, Folder 23.

Los Angeles Public Library

Box 6, Folder 24.

Reuben T. Pearson

Box 6, Folder 25.

Lawrence Clark Powell

Box 6, Folder 26.

Ward Ritchie

Box 6, Folder 27.

Ellen Schaffer

Box 6, Folder 28.

Mildred C. Struble

Box 6, Folder 29.

Guillermo Tapia Bindery

Box 6, Folder 30.

F.F. Thomas, Jr.

Box 6, Folder 31.

Hans Norderwin von Koerber

Box 6, Folder 32.

Westwood Book Store

Box 10, Folder 1.

Biographical information

Box 10, Folder 2.

Photographs

Box 10, Folder 3.

Business materials

Box 10, Folder 4.

Essays

Box 10, Folder 5.

Exhibits

Box 10, Folder 6.

Letters

Box 10, Folder 7.

Artwork

Box 10, Folder 8.

Working copies

Box 10, Folder 9.

Business items

Box 10, Folder 10.

Clark Library, invitations / programs 1960-1965

Box 10, Folder 11.

Clark Library, invitations / programs 1966-1969

Box 10, Folder 12.

Clark Library, invitations / programs 1970's

Box 10, Folder 13.

Clark Library, invitations / programs: undated

Box 10, Folder 14.

Clark Library: proofs

Box 10, Folder 15.

The Auk Press

Box 10, Folder 16.

Augustan Reprint Society

Box 11, Folder 1.

Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America

Box 11, Folder 2.

Dawson's Book Shop

Box 11, Folder 3.

Rounce & Coffin Club

Box 11, Folder 4.

UCLA

Box 11, Folder 5.

Wine and Food Society

Box 11, Folder 6.

Zeitlin and Ver Brugge

Box 11, Folder 7.

Commercial printing

Box 11, Folder 8.

Bookplates

Box 11, Folder 9.

Business / address cards

Box 11, Folder 10.

Errata / inserts

Box 11, Folder 11.

Invitations / programs

Box 11, Folder 12.

Christmas cards

Box 11, Folder 13.

Keepsakes

Box 11, Folder 14.

W.E.C. (miniature)

Box 11, Folder 15.

Prospectus

Box 11, Folder 16.

Stationery

Box 11, Folder 17.

Type specimens

Box 12, Folder 1.

Fortnightly Intruder, Volume I, Numbers 1-12

Box 12, Folder 2.

Fortnightly Intruder, Volume II, Numbers 1-11

Box 12, Folder 3.

Books of the Los Angeles District: printed, uncollated pages

Box 12, Folder 4.

A Typesticker's Tract on Typefaces

Box 12, Folder 5.

Miscellaneous

Box 16, Folder 1.

Friends of Food Award

Box 16, Folder 2.

Letters to Cheney, from the collection of Edwin Carpenter

Box 16, Folder 3.

Small items from Cheney (correspondence, bookplates)

Box 16, Folder 4A.

Ephemera (license tax receipts, blueprints, notebook containing Ms. of Pig Latin Grammar and Arkwright's Journey)

Box 16, Folder 4B.

Ephemera

Box 16, Folder 4C.

Ephemera

Box 16, Folder 5.

Miscellaneous correspondence (Borden Inc., Yendall and Co. Ltd.)

Box 16, Folder 6.

University of the West Indies (Roderick Cave)

Box 16, Folder 7.

A Pioneer of Pioneers, 1953 (Joel P. Walker) (proofs, binding designs, correspondence)

Box 16, Folder 8.

The Engineers' and Mechanics' Handbook, 1872

Box 16, Folder 9.

The Fine Art of Reviling: A Translation Out of the Chinese, 1936 (William B. Pettus)

Box 16, Folder 10.

Pamphlet on the Four Basic Dialects of Pig Latin, 1950 (Brig. Gen. Cyclops Stonebone [pseud.])

Box 16, Folder 11.

City of the Sun, 1952 (Laurie Lee) (Ms., covers)

Box 16, Folder 12.

An Obstinate Exile (proofs and correspondence)

Box 16, Folder 13.

Miscellaneous

Box 16, Folder 14.

Small items (business cards, The Bogle Pipe, Q Horatij Flacci, bookplates)

Box 16, Folder 15.

Booklets ( Quarterly newsletter, 1957; Seven Sonnets by William Shakespeare; Specimens, 1967)

Box 16, Folder 16.

Correspondence

Box 16, Folder 17.

William Murray Cheney (Ms.)

Box 16, Folder 18.

The Sea, as Seen by El Sea Powell (Ms.)

Box 16, Folder 19.

Souvenir of Toledo, 1959 (Jacob Zeitlin)

Box 16, Folder 20.

Ephemera

Box 16, Folder 21.

Miscellaneous ALS, TLS, clippings, to or about Cheney, from various sources

Box 16, Folder 22.

Cheneyiana: collection of 38 letters to Cheney

Box 16, Folder 23.

Observations on the Inhabitants of California, 1827-1828, 1952 (Paolo Emilio Botta) (proofs)

Box 16, Folder 24.

Collection of letters ( Fantasia, January 1925; The Fortnightly Intruder, correspondence)

Box 16, Folder 25.

Cheney to L.C. Powell

Box 16, Folder 26.

Cheney letters to Archer from the Dahlstrom collection

Box 16, Folder 27.

Miscellaneous correspondence

 

Series IV.  Western Books Ephemera

Box 7, Folder 1.

Western Books, 1940

Box 7, Folder 2.

Western Books, 1950

Box 7, Folder 3.

Western Books, 1960-1964

Box 7, Folder 4.

Western Books, 1965-1969

Box 7, Folder 5.

Hoja Volante, 1950

Box 7, Folder 6.

Matter pertaining to libraries of booksellers, universities, etc.

Box 7, Folder 7.

Prospectuses and ephemera

 

Series V. UCLA Ephemera

Box 8, Folder 1.

Clark Library

Box 8, Folder 2.

Clark Library, Readers' Privileges and Rules

Box 8, Folder 3.

To William E. Conway on Completion of 25 Years of Service at the Clark Library

Box 8, Folder 4.

UCLA proofs

 

Series VI.  Ephemera

Box 9, Folder 1.

Book Club of California

Box 9, Folder 2.

Christmas cards

Box 9, Folder 3.

Dawson's Book Shop

Box 9, Folder 4.

Exhibitions of Books, 1951 (Festival of Britain)

Box 9, Folder 5.

Red Barn Almanac, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge

Box 9, Folder 6.

Rounce & Coffin Club

Box 9, Folder 7A.

Ephemera

Box 9, Folder 7B.

Ephemera

Box 9, Folder 8.

University ephemera

Box 9, Folder 9.

Photographs

Box 9, Folder 10.

Zeitlin & Ver Brugge

 

Series VII.  Other Presses' Ephemera and Correspondence

Box 13, Folder 1.

Typographia (Ed Carpenter)

Box 13, Folder 2.

William Robert Eshelman

Box 13, Folder 3.

Bob Hirano

Box 13, Folder 4A.

David Kindersley

Box 13, Folder 4B.

David Kindersley

Box 13, Folder 5A.

Richard Pennington: Sumac Press

Box 13, Folder 5B.

Sumac Press

Box 13, Folder 6.

James Lamar Weygand, Private Press of the Indiana Kid

Box 13, Folder 7.

Gordon Williams

Box 13, Folder 8.

Miscellaneous greeting cards

Box 14, Folder 1.

Castle Press ephemera

Box 14, Folder 2.

Alvin Fick, Pinion Press (correspondence [3]; ephemera: A Different Drummer; A Tribute: John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1963; Abandoned Farm, 1965; A Thoreau Year, 1966; Derelict, A Poem for Christmas, 1972; The Dream Weaver, 1962)

Box 14, Folder 3.

The Gravesend Press ( Of Rogues and Roguery prospectus, Whistle Bob, Checklist, The Mint Julep, 1949)

Box 14, Folder 4.

Huntington Library correspondence

Box 14, Folder 5.

Magpie Press (ephemera, Hand Press Printing)

Box 14, Folder 6.

Privateer Press: Steve Watts (ephemera, correspondence)

Box 14, Folder 7.

Booklets ( Type Specimen Book 1950-51, and proofs; Rare and Important Books in the History of Science, 1952; Essences of Britain, 1952 by L.C. Powell; This I Believe, 1953 by Jake Zeitlin; Tall Skinny Books and Truffles, 1952; First National Exhibition of Prints, 1952)

Box 14, Folder 8.

Christmas cards

Box 14, Folder 9.

Books Delight Us, 1963 (Richard de Augerville)

Box 14, Folder 10.

A Chronicle of Dickens' Christmas Carol, 1951 (Theodore & Caroline Hewitson) (Ms.)

Box 14, Folder 11.

St. Vibiana's, 1950 (Thomas Atwill Neal) (signatures)

Box 14, Folder 12.

The Southwest Broadsides printed for the friends of Lawrence Clark Powell, 1953-58 (Ms.)

Box 15, Folder 1.

Bookhaven Press

Box 15, Folder 2.

Castle Press

Box 15, Folder 3A.

Ted Freedman

Box 15, Folder 3B.

Ted Freedman

Box 15, Folder 4.

Peregrine Press

Box 15, Folder 5.

Raccoon Press

Box 15, Folder 6.

Zeitlin & Ver Brugge

Box 15, Folder 7.

Unclassified miscellaneous

Box 15, Folder 8.

Miscellaneous ephemera

Box 15, Folder 9.

Miscellaneous pamphlets

Box 15

Christmas ornament (seashell) and box of seashells from Dawson's (put in small boxes)

 

Series VIII. Grant Dahlstrom Correspondence

Box 17, Folder 1.

Far Afield #9 (1954-55), #17(1963)

Box 17, Folder 2.

Various correspondence to Cheney

Box 17, Folder 3.

Cheney to Dahlstrom, undated

Box 17, Folder 4.

Dawson's to Cheney 1948-1951

Box 17, Folder 5.

Cheney to Dahlstrom, 1949

Box 17, Folder 6.

Cheney to Dahlstrom, 1950

Box 17, Folder 7.

Cheney to Dahlstrom, 1951-1960

Box 17, Folder 8.

Dahlstrom to Cheney 1951-1952

Box 17, Folder 9.

Cheney to Powell, 1951-1952

Box 17, Folder 10.

Cheney to Dahlstrom, 1956-1957

Box 18, Folder 1.

Illustrations

Box 18, Folder 2.

Americas, December 1968 (magazine and correspondence)

Box 18, Folder 3.

Undated correspondence

Box 18, Folder 4.

1950's

Box 18, Folder 5.

1960's

Box 18, Folder 6.

Early 1970's

Box 18, Folder 7.

Late 1970's

Box 18, Folder 8.

1980's

Box 18, Folder 9.

Freedman and Thomas and Palmer and Philpott

Box 18, Folder 10.

Various to Dahlstrom

Box 19, Folder 1.

Acquisitions data

Box 19, Folder 2.

Empty envelopes: dated

Box 19, Folder 3.

Empty envelopes: undated

Box 19, Folder 4.

Letter NOT to or from Cheney

Box 19, Folder 5.

1949

Box 19, Folder 6.

1950

Box 19, Folder 7.

1951

Box 19, Folder 8.

1952

Box 19, Folder 9.

1953

Box 19, Folder 10.

1954

Box 19, Folder 11.

1955

Box 19, Folder 12.

1956

Box 19, Folder 13.

1957

Box 19, Folder 14.

1958

Box 19, Folder 15.

1959

Box 19, Folder 16.

1960

Box 19, Folder 17.

1961

Box 19, Folder 18.

1962

Box 19, Folder 19.

1963

Box 19, Folder 20.

1964

Box 19, Folder 21.

1966

 

Series IX.  Ephemera: broadsides (flat box)

Box 20

Ornament sample sheet (sticker of George Rice and Sons, Los Angeles); The Art of Legerdemain (Grant L. Hutchinson), UCSB, 1966; The Months Twelve (Thomas Tusser); Books (keepsake for the preview of the exhibition Lawton Kennedy's Golden Jubilee, 1963); On the Ladies Hoops and Hats Now Worn: An Epigram; Proclamation Providing for the Government of British Columbia ..., 1858 (Rounce & Coffin keepsake, 1954); Christmas in Caxton's Time (laid-in letter from Ruth Adomeit); I Am the Printing Press; A Fragment for the Birth of God (Brother Antoninus), 1958; Clark Library ephemera (5 items); A Love Poem (Theocritus).

 

Series X.  Ephemera (gifts from Dick Zumwinkle's collection)

Box 21, Folder 1.

Correspondence

Box 21, Folder 2.

Christmas cards

Box 21, Folder 3.

Ephemera

Box 21

In envelopes: business cards; small items; postcards; Little Gentile; A Deseret Romance of Captive and Exile in the New Jerusalem by Mignonette, 1879; How to Master Practical English Conversation in Two Months (H. Hayashi); Welsh People of California 1849-1906 (David Hughes); Modern Gaelic A Basic Grammar, 1945 (Alexander Nicolson); Irish Grammar (Christian Brothers).

 

Series XI.  Woodblocks for Five Italian Proverbs by Mel Fowler

Box 21

Original woodblocks for Five Italian Proverbs (Mel Fowler; Peregrine Press) (wrapped in acid free paper): "Wife and Oxen", "Fish and Guests", "Do As I Say", "Scarecrow". Plus small box with 6 blocks.