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Guide to the Roy Vernon Sowers Papers, 1920-1984
Special Collections M0887  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Roy Vernon Sowers Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1920-1984
    Collection number: Special Collections M0887
    Creator: Sowers, Roy Vernon, 1897-
    Extent: 1 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions


    Publication Rights

    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.


    Gift of the estate of Margaret Cosgrave Sowers, 1996.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Roy Vernon Sowers Papers, M0887, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Scope and Content

    Biographical information, correspondence, George Cosgrave correspondence, exhibit announcements, printing ephemera, and an incomplete set of his catalogs, #1-79.

    Access Terms

    Antin, Charles.
    Bender, Albert.
    Brasch, Frederick E. (Frederick Edward), 1875-1967.
    Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973.
    Cosgrave, George.
    Edmunds, Will H.
    Evans, Herbert.
    Gentry, Helen.
    Gunst, Morgan A.
    Mason, Roger Burford.
    Nash, John Henry.
    Powell, Lawrence Clark.
    Ritchie, Ward.
    Sarton, George, 1884-1956.
    Schad, Jasper.
    Singer, Charles.
    Sowers, Margaret Cosgrave.
    Wilson, Adrian.
    Wood, Casey A. (Casey Albert), 1856-1942.
    Zeitlin, Jake.
    Grabhorn Press.
    John Howell Books.
    Taylor & Taylor.
    Book collecting.
    Booksellers and bookselling--History--California.
    Printers. lcsh

    Related Material

    Title: The Roy Vernon Sowers and Margaret Cosgrave Sowers papers,
    Date: 1629-1994
    Identifier/Call Number: M0888