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Guide to the Auction Catalogs Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Auction Catalogs Collection
    Dates: 1938-1990
    Collection number: Mss 104
    Collection Size: ca. 33.75 linear feet (27 boxes).
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: Printed catalogs of book auctions, mainly for Sotheby's, ca. 1938-1990.
    Physical location: SRLF.
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    Collection is stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Auction Catalogs Collection. Mss 104. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, ca. 1938-1990.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Printed catalogs of book auctions, mainly for Sotheby's, ca. 1938-1990. Arranged chronologically by company.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Auction catalogs.
    Parke-Bernet Galleries
    Sotheby & Co. (London, England)
    Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co.
    Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc.
    Sotheby's (Firm)
    Sotheby, Parke-Bernet Los Angeles
    Sotheby Parke Bernet GmbH (Munich, Germany)
    Sotheby Parke Bernet Monaco S.A.
    Sotheby Parke Bernet Italia
    Sotheby Parke Bernet, A.G. (Zürich, Switzerland)
    Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co. (Glasgow, Scotland)