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At a Glance
The collection, containing nearly 800 bookplates, includes exemplars of American and English plates of the 18th through the early 20th century. The collection was formed by Dr Baldwin and his wife, Helen Hayes Baldwin. Of special interest is a plate done for Dr Baldwin by the English painter-etcher Charles William Sherborn. The collection contains proofs, prints with remarques on various sizes and types of paper, and correspondence relating to the designing and production of the plate.
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); James Mark Baldwin papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
See also: the Alexander M. Welch Bookplate Collection
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Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of Mrs Elizabeth B. Stimson, 1969.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Stimson, Elizabeth B. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1969. Accession number--M-1969.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Entered in AMC 07/25/90.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical