Guide to the William R. K. Young and Morgan A. Gunst correspondence M0008

Department of Special Collections and University Archives
1999 ; revised 2020
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford 94305-6064

Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title: William R. K. Young and Morgan A. Gunst correspondence
Creator: Gunst, Morgan A.
Creator: Young, William Randolf Keltie
Identifier/Call Number: M0008
Identifier/Call Number: 149
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Date (inclusive): 1909-1940

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the estate of Morgan A. Gunst, 1959.


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item] William R. K. Young and Morgan A. Gunst correspondence, M0008, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford ibraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence of William R. K. Young and Morgan A. Gunst with bookstores and societies selling rare and fine books. Much of the correspondence is with T. J. Cobden-Sanderson of the Doves Press.

Conditions Governing Use

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25 typescript copies of letters from W.R.K. Young to T.J. Cobden-Sanderson between 111125 Dec 8, 1911 and Mar 5, 1920

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically.
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with typescript copies from T.J. Cobden-Sanderson to Young between 111123 Jun 20, 1911 and Apr 2, 1920

Container Summary: 28 ALS

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Arranged chronologically.
folder 3

18 bills and receipts and 21 covers and 4 compliment sheets from the Doves Press to Young. 111121

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Arranged chronologically.
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8 press clippings about T.J. Cobden-Sanderson books and his death. 111119

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1 LS, 2 receipts from Robert Cobden-Sanderson to Young. Letter 2 announcement lists for R. C.-S. 111117 dated Jan 1, 1920 1919-1920

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32 typescript and autograph copies of letters from Young to the Societe des Amis du Livre Moderne. Most letters are to M. Charles Meunier and are dated from 111115 Jun 4, 1909-Apr 27, 1923

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Arranged chronologically.
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30 letters, mostly LS from the Amis du Livre in Paris to Young. Letters are dated from 111113 Feb 2, 1909-Jul 30, 1923

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Arranged chronologically.
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8 receipts from the Amis du Livre to Young. 111111

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Arranged chronologically.
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26 book listings and information concerning the Amis du Livre Moderne. 111109

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Typescript copy of a letter from Young to Raphale Weill, written on Also a LS from Em. Terquem in Paris to John J. Newbergin, 111107 Feb 29, 1916 dated Mar 5, 1910

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5 letters: 2 to Young from C-S; 1 to C-S from Young; 2 to Gunst from Millard. 111105

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4 typescript copies of letters from Gunst to the Societe des Amis du Livre Moderne in Paris from 111103 Mar 8, 1927-Mar 5, 1928

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Arranged chronologically.
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10 letters from the Amis du Livre to Gunst, Also several receipts from the Societe to Young. 111101 dated Mar 7, 1917-Apr 7, 1923

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Arranged chronologically.
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11 typescript letters and receipts from Young to Mrs. Alice Millard, 111099 Mar 24, 1927-Feb 4, 1937

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Arranged chronologically.
folder 15

ca. 34 letters relating to the seizure of The Golden Asse of Apuleius by the US Customs. 111097

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Arranged chronologically.
folder 16

14 miscellaneous letters from Gunst to WRK Young, Melbert B. Cary, Jr., Paul Bonet, Rose Adler, G.A. Davidson, Jr. and Lucien L. Godschmidt. Letters dated from 111095 May 7, 1918-Aug 6, 1940

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18 letters from Rose Adler, Albert M. Bender, Paul Bonet, Bierre Beres Rare Books, Melbert Cary, Jr., Robert Cobden-Sanderson, Peter Fahey, Ernest Dawson of Dawson's Book Shop, Newbegin's Book Shop, and Nell U. O'Day. 111093

Arrangement note

Alphabetically arranged.
folder 18

4 letters and 1 clipping re book lists. 111091

folder 19

Correspondence M. Young - Cobden-Sanderson 111089