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Preliminary Guide to the Bookplate Collection
Printers Mss 34  
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  • Title: Bookplate Collection
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1800s-mid 1900s
    Collection number: Printers Mss 34
    Extent: 1.1 linear feet (2 document boxes and 1 oversize box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical location: Boxes 1-2 (Del Sur); Box 3 (Del Sur Oversize)
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English

    Access Restrictions


    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

    Bookplate Collection. Printers Mss 34. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Multiple donations and purchase, ca. 1960s-1980s.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains bookplates purchased or donated by various individuals over a period of years from about the 1960s to 1980s. Most of the bookplates are 20th century American, including a number from Santa Barbara and other parts of California. Included are works by artists/designers such as Marc Chagall. Some of the bookplates are in the Arts & Crafts style of the early 20th century. Represented in the collection are bookplates for a number of well-known individuals such as Edward Borein, Charlie Chaplin, Sally Fields, and Tom Mix.