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Isadore Gilbert Mudge papers, 1875-1977, bulk 1910-1957

Series I: Notes on Children's Periodical

Contains materials related to Isadore Mudge Gilbert's work with children's periodicals during her time at Columbia. The series includes signed copies of British Literature: A Critical Survey and 232 Author Bibliographies by Fred B. Millett and The American Library Directory, 1927, both addressed to Mudge. It also includes card files of titles that the Columbia University Libraries Cataloging Department later used to prepare a catalog for the Historical Collection of Children's Literature. In addition, receipts from domestic and international book sellers and photocopies of various magazine pages appear in this series, as well as correspondence related to children's periodicals and bibliographical notes and lists regarding the library's collections.

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Box 1 Millett, Fred B., British Literature: A Critical Survey and 232 Author Bibliographies, Harcourt, Brace, and Company: New York, NY, 1935 (signed to Mudge by author), 1935

Box 1 Photostats of Magazine Titles and of Selected Pages

Box 1 Bibliographical Notes and Lists on Children's Magazines, 1787 (typed copy) -- 1941 undated, 1787, 1941 undated

Box 1 Book Dealers Receipts, 1913 -- 1940 undated, 1913, 1940 undated

Box 1 Letters, 1924 -- 1943 undated, 1924, 1943 undated

Box 2 American Library Directory, 1927 (Signed to Mudge by Urban), 1927

Box 2 Card File of Titles

Box 3 Card File of Titles

(used by Columbia University Libraries Cataloging Department to prepare cards forHistorical Collection Children's Literature)