Guide to the William R. K. Young and Morgan A. Gunst correspondence, 1909-1940 M0008

Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305-6064
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
� 1999


Title: William R. K. Young and Morgan A. Gunst correspondence,
Identifier/Call Number: M0008
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1909-1940
creator: Gunst, Morgan A.
creator: Young, William Randolf Keltie

Scope and Content

Correspondence of William R. K. Young and Morgan A. Gunst with bookstores and societies selling rare and fine books. Much of the correspondence is with T. J. Cobden-Sanderson of the Doves Press.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] William R. K. Young and Morgan A. Gunst correspondence, M0008, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Provenance

Gift of the estate of Morgan A. Gunst, 1959.

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.

Access Restrictions

None.

Folder 1

25 typescript copies of letters from W.R.K. Young to T.J. Cobden-Sanderson between December 8, 1911 and March 5, 1920.

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically.
Folder 2

with typescript copies from T.J. Cobden-Sanderson to Young between June 20, 1911 and April 2, 1920.

Physical Description: 28 ALS

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Arranged chronologically.
Folder 3

18 bills and receipts and 21 covers and 4 compliment sheets from the Doves Press to Young.

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Arranged chronologically.
Folder 4

8 press clippings about T.J. Cobden-Sanderson books and his death.

Folder 5

1 LS, 2 receipts from Robert Cobden-Sanderson to Young. Letter 2 announcement lists for R. C.-S. dated Jan. 1, 1920. 1919-1920

Folder 6

32 typescript and autograph copies of letters from Young to the Societe des Amis du Livre Moderne. Most letters are to M. Charles Meunier and are dated from June 4, 1909 to April 27, 1923.

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Arranged chronologically.
Folder 7

30 letters, mostly LS from the Amis du Livre in Paris to Young. Letters are dated from Feb. 2, 1909 to July 30, 1923.

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Arranged chronologically.
Folder 8

8 receipts from the Amis du Livre to Young.

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Arranged chronologically.
Folder 9

26 book listings and information concerning the Amis du Livre Moderne.

Folder 10

Typescript copy of a letter from Young to Raphale Weill, written on Also a LS from Em. Terquem in Paris to John J. Newbergin, February 29, 1916. dated March 5, 1910.

Folder 11

5 letters: 2 to Young from C-S; 1 to C-S from Young; 2 to Gunst from Millard.

Folder 12

4 typescript copies of letters from Gunst to the Societe des Amis du Livre Moderne in Paris from March 8, 1927 to March 5, 1928.

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Arranged chronologically.
Folder 13

10 letters from the Amis du Livre to Gunst, Also several receipts from the Societe to Young. dated March 7, 1917 to April 7, 1923.

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Arranged chronologically.
Folder 14

11 typescript letters and receipts from Young to Mrs. Alice Millard, March 24, 1927 to Feb. 4, 1937.

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Arranged chronologically.
Folder 15

ca. 34 letters relating to the seizure of The Golden Asse of Apuleius by the US Customs.

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Arranged chronologically.
Folder 16

14 miscellaneous letters from Gunst to WRK Young, Melbert B. Cary, Jr., Paul Bonet, Rose Adler, G.A. Davidson, Jr. and Lucien L. Godschmidt. Letters dated from May 7, 1918 to Aug. 6, 1940.

Folder 17

18 letters from Rose Adler, Albert M. Bender, Paul Bonet, Bierre Beres Rare Books, Melbert Cary, Jr., Robert Cobden-Sanderson, Peter Fahey, Ernest Dawson of Dawson's Book Shop, Newbegin's Book Shop, and Nell U. O'Day.

Arrangement note

Alphabetically arranged.
Folder 18

4 letters and 1 clipping re book lists.

Folder 19

Correspondence M. Young - Cobden-Sanderson