Rare Book & Manuscript Library
 

RBML Office Files, 1917-2016

Series V. Acquisitions and Appraisals, 1952-2007

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The bulk of this series consists of budgets, notes, invoices and dealer correspondence related to the acquisition of rare books and archival materials for the Rare Book and Manuscript Library in the 1990s. In addition, there are acquisition logs and invoices for collections in the early 2000s. There are also records related to the appraisal policy, appraisals conducted in the 1990s and 2000s, and collection prospects. .

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Box 132 Folder 1 Invoices, continuing acquisitions, 1968-1992


Box 132 Folder 2 Internal memos and correspondence, 1971-1989


Box 132 Folder 3-4 Invoices, 1991-1992

(2 folders)


Box 132 Folder 5 Book funds, 1991-1992


Box 132 Folder 6 Book budget, 1992-1993


Box 132 Folder 7 Notes on purchases, 1992- 1993

(Printouts, summary sheets)


Box 132 Folder 8 Invoices, 1992-1993



Box 133 Folder 1 Book funds, 1992-1993


Box 133 Folder 2 Book budget, 1993-1994


Box 133 Folder 3 Notes on purchases, 1993- 1994


Box 133 Folder 4 Invoices, 1993-1994


Box 133 Folder 5 Book budget, 1994-1995


Box 133 Folder 6 Dealer descriptions, 1994- 1995


Box 133 Folder 7 Sotheby's, 1994-1995


Box 133 Folder 8 Dealer correspondence, selected, 1994- 1995


Box 133 Folder 9 Fund reports, 1994-1995



Box 134 Folder 1 Invoices, 1994-1995


Box 134 Folder 2 Book budget, 1995-1996


Box 134 Folder 3 Dealer descriptions, 1995- 1996


Box 134 Folder 4 Dealer correspondence, selected, 1995- 1996


Box 134 Folder 5 Fund reports, 1995-1996


Box 134 Folder 6 Invoices, 1995-1996


Box 134 Folder 7 Swann, 1995-1996


Box 134 Folder 8 Book budget, 1996-1997


Box 134 Folder 9 Dealer descriptions, 1996- 1997



Box 135 Folder 1 Dealer quotes, 1996-1997


Box 135 Folder 2-3 Dealer correspondence, selected, 1996- 1997

(2 folders)


Box 135 Folder 4 Fund reports, 1996-1997


Box 135 Folder 5 Invoices, 1996-1997


Box 135 Folder 6 Book budget, 1997-1998


Box 135 Folder 7 Dealer descriptions, 1997- 1998


Box 135 Folder 8 Dealer quotes, 1997-1998


Box 135 Folder 9 Fund reports, 1997-1998


Box 135 Folder 10 Invoices, 1997-1998



Box 136 Acquisitions and Appraisals, 1994- 2007

(Materials are restricted; please contact rbml@columbia.edu to request permission to access the records.)



Box 369 Collection Prospects, 1965- 2009

(Materials are restricted; please contact rbml@columbia.edu to request permission to access the records.)