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Finding Aid of the Peggy Christian (Firm) Records
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Peggy Christian (Firm) Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1948-1986
    Collection number: 1465
    Creator: Peggy Christian (Firm)
    Extent: 104 boxes (52 linear ft.) 12 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Peggy Christian (Firm) Records (Collection 1465). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233567 

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of material related to the Peggy Christian Bookseller. Includes correspondence, catalogs, business records (1947-83), and ledgers (1954-82). Also includes working papers for an article regarding the Newberry and Caldecott awards and correspondence of James Sanborn.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    • Correspondence (Boxes 1-19).
    • Catalogs (Boxes 20-41).
    • Clippings about books, prices, etc. (Box 42).
    • Gordon Craig (Boxes 43-45).
    • Papers held by Peggy Christian (Boxes 46-50).
    • Business records of Peggy Christian (Box 51).
    • Business records (Boxes 52-99, 102-105, 108-114).
    • Catalog/bibliographic information (Box 100-101, 115-116).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.


    Peggy Christian (Firm)--Archives.
    Booksellers and bookselling--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Business records.
    Account books--Ledgers.

    Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

    Christian, Peggy.