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Seven Gables Bookshop records, 1930-1979

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: Ms Coll\Seven Gables
Bib ID 4079325 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Seven Gables Bookshop
Title Seven Gables Bookshop records, 1930-1979
Physical Description 80600 items 175 boxes 23 correspondence file boxes (80600 items 175 boxes 23 correspondence file boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Chronological.

Description

Summary

Correspondence and catalogs of Seven Gables Bookshop, and some early letters from Collector's Bookshop and Papantonio's Bookshop. There are many letters in the collection from major universities and colleges and from famous collectors such as C. Waller Barrett, Thomas W. Streeter, Jacob Blanck, and Josiah K. Lilley. Also, miscellaneous correspondence and notes of John Kohn.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Seven Gables Bookshop Records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/1989.

Revision Description

2013-06-16 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Barrett, Clifton Waller, 1901-1991 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Blanck, Jacob, 1906-1974 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Book collectors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Booksellers and bookselling -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Collector's Bookshop Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kohn, John Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lilley, Josiah K Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Papantonio's Bookshop Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Papantonio, Michael Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Streeter, Thomas W (Thomas Winthrop), 1883-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Bookstore in New York City with John Kohn and Michael Papantonio, proprietors. The two men were formerly independent bookdealers and operated Collector's Bookshop and Papantonio's Bookshop.