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At a Glance
American, English and French bookplates from private and institutional libraries. Box four contains some related correspondence concerning Welch's collecting and exchanging of bookplates. Four letters are from the English painter-etcher, Charles William Sherborn, who designed a bookplate for Welch's wife, Fanny Fredericka Dyckman Welch. The original etched plate is also enclosed.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Alexander McMillan Welch bookplate collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of Mrs Alexander M. Welch, ca.1948; transferred from the Avery Library, 1974.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bookplates: Source of acquisition--Welch, Mrs. Alexander and Avery Library. Method of acquisition--Gift and transfer.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
See also: James M. Baldwin Bookplate Collection (NYCR90-A25) and the S. E. Blake Bookplate Collection (NYCR90-A28)
Bookplates Entered in AMC 12/05/90.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Columbia University Ph.B. 1890, Architecture, 1915.