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Finding Aid for the Maxwell Hunley Rare Books records, 1952-1967
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Box 1, Folder 1

Book dealer catalogs and advertisements 1963-1967

Box 1, Folder 2

Business licenses and property assessment 1964-1965

Box 1, Folder 3

Catalog requests 1964 January 8-1967 November 24

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence: Business 1963 November 21-1967 October 15

Scope and Content Note

Subject matter of this correspondence includes: reasons for returning books sent out on approval; correspondence with other booksellers; controversies and problems encountered by booksellers, libraries and individuals.
Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence: Personal 1964 November 13-1967 November 18

Box 1, Folder 6

Customer orders 1963 December 2-1967 October 17

Box 1, Folder 7

Mailing lists and memberships 1952-1965

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on the following organizations: Antiquarian Booksellers Association, The Book Club of California, Denver Westerners, Manuscript Society.
Box 1, Folder 8

Notes on customers' collecting interests undated

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes on scraps of paper including the customer's name, contact information, and collecting interests.
Box 1, Folder 9

Office supplies 1964 September 18-1966 August 17

Scope and Content Note

Includes a manual for the Olympia SG1 Super Deluxe typewriter.
Box 1, Folder 10

Purchase invoices and 2 shipping records 1963 October 24-1967 May 15

Scope and Content Note

Records of Hunley's purchases from other booksellers and libraries.
Box 1, Folder 11

Sales: Invoices 1963 October 24-1967 May 29

Box 1, Folder 12

Sales: Books from Mrs Elva Karshner 1964

Scope and Content Note

Records of sales from a list of "books from Mrs Elva Karshner."
Box 1, Folder 13

Sales: Other records 1963 July 31-1967 November 14

Scope and Content Note

Includes a sales book labeled "Fair 1965", check stubs from customer payments, handwritten calculations, and notes on customers' store credit.
Box 1, Folder 14

Want lists and requests from various individuals and organizations 1964 May 1- 1967 November 30

Scope and Content Note

Requests for specific books, primarily in the form of letters of enquiry from customers.
Box 1, Folder 15

Miscellaneous clippings, notes, and papers ca. 1963-1966

Scope and Content Note

Includes a bookplate from the House of Lords Library.