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Inventory of the Slavic Book Dealer Catalogs
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The collection features mostly printed and typewritten catalogs, price lists, press releases, and other materials (business correspondence, clippings, financial documents, newsletters, various publications, notes, misc.) related to the Slavic book trade in the Western world in the 20th - the beginning of the 21st centuries. Particularly beginning in late 1980s, the collection also includes catalogs and lists from dealers and other entities inside the Soviet Union, Russia, and Eastern and East-Central Europe seeking to sell material to Western libraries. The collection includes materials in almost all major Slavic languages (Russian, Polish, Ukrainian, Czech, etc.), as well as in English, French, German, and other Western and Central European languages.
20 linear feet 86 manuscript boxes
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.
Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.