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Guide to the Caxton Club Papers, 1923-1930
Special Collections M0417  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Historical Note
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Caxton Club Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1923-1930
    Collection number: Special Collections M0417
    Creator: Caxton Club
    Extent: .75 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    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 Norman Strouse, 1983.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Caxton Club Papers, M0417, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Historical Note

    The Caxton Club was founded in Chicago in 1895 for the literary study and promotion of the arts pertaining to the production of books. Toward this end the Club arranges lectures and exhibits and occasionally publishes books. From the original membership of fifteen, the Club has grown to several hundred members.

    Scope and Content Note

    Publishing files for two books: 1) Sir Frederic Kenyon's Ancient Books and Modern Discoveries, 1927, and 2) Cyril Davenport's Roger Payne, 1929. Both include correspondence from Bruce Rogers, book designer.