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University Place Book Shop records, 1930-1994

Series I: Book Trade, 1930-1994

This series consists of four boxes of material relating to the operation of the University Place Book Shop. The majority of the material is correspondence to and from the Book Shop's proprietor, Walter Goldwater. Although nearly all of the correspondence relates to the book trade or the shop, some of it is also personal in nature, documenting Goldwater's personal friendships, rivalries, and partnerships. Correspondence with university departments and libraries during the 1960s and 1970s documents the growing interest in African and African diaspora literature in that period. Also included is a small amount of material relating to Goldwater's professional activities as an appraiser and seller of rare books and manuscript collections, including the papers of Trotskyist leader Max Shachtman.

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Box 1 Folder 1 to 2 Undated, (2 Folders)


Box 1 Folder 3 1930-1959


Box 1 Folder 4 1960-1969


Box 1 Folder 5 1970


Box 1 Folder 6 1971


Box 1 Folder 7 1972


Box 1 Folder 8 to 12 1973, (5 Folders)


Box 1 Folder 13 1974



Box 2 Folder 1 to 6 1974, (6 Folders)


Box 2 Folder 7 to 12 1975, (6 Folders)


Box 2 Folder 13 to 14 1976, (2 Folders)



Box 3 Folder 1 to 2 1976, (2 Folders)


Box 3 Folder 3 to 6 Max Shachtman, 1976-1979, (4 Folders)


Box 3 Folder 7 to 9 1977, (3 Folders)


Box 3 Folder 10 to 13 1978, (4 Folders)


Box 3 Folder 14 1979



Box 4 Folder 1 to 3 1979, (3 Folders)


Box 4 Folder 4 to 8 1980, (5 Folders)


Box 4 Folder 9 to 10 1981, (2 Folders)


Box 4 Folder 11 1982


Box 4 Folder 12 to 13 1983, (2 Folders)


Box 4 Folder 14 1984


Box 4 Folder 15 1985-1994