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Allibone (S. Austin) Papers
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Description
The correspondence and manuscript notebooks belonging to American librarian, lexicographer, and compiler Samuel Austin Allibone.
Background
Samuel Austin Allibone (1816-1889) was an American lexicographer, librarian and compiler. He produced a critical dictionary documenting the lives of approximately 46,000 writers, composed religious tracts, and compiled indexes of quotations. Allibone worked as a librarian at the Lenox Library in New York from its endowment until 1888.
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6 Linear Feet (5 boxes and 5 volumes)
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