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Tauchnitz imprints, 1870-1930

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1231
Bib ID 4079614 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Bernhard Tauchnitz Verlag
Title Tauchnitz imprints, 1870-1930
Physical Description 6 linear feet (35 volumes)
Language(s) English .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

A group of titles from the series. Among the authors represented are: Arnold Bennett; Willa Cather; Joseph Conrad; John Ruskin; Upton Sinclair; Mark Twain; and P. G. Wodehouse

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Tauchnitz imprints; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of the Estates of Max Lincoln Schuster, and other sources.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Schuster, Max Lincoln, Estate. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1980. Accession number--M-1980.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Entered in AMC 12/04/90.

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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Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Leipzig (Germany) -- Imprints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Printers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing -- Germany -- Leipzig Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tauchnitz, Bernhard, 1816-1895 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wodehouse, P. G (Pelham Grenville), 1881-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Christian Bernhard Tauchnitz (1816-1895). Leipzig printer who began the Tauchnitz "Collection of British and American Authors" in 1842. The reprints formed the first popular series in Europe, and were widely read by English-speaking tourists. More than 5,400 titles were published over almost a century, until the stock was destroyed during the war.