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Guide to the Robert Wilson Christ papers, 1922-1952

Abstract

Christ was assistant librarian for Duke University from 1948 until his death in 1951.

Primarily materials pertaining Robert Wilson Christ's professional activities with the American Librarian Association. The papers also include a talk given to the North Carolina Negro Library Association. Christ collected the writings of Walter de La Mare and his papers contain seven letters by De la Mare and one by the illustrator W. Graham Robertson.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Christ, Robert Wilson
Title
Robert Wilson Christ papers 1922-1952
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, 500 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Primarily materials pertaining Robert Wilson Christ's professional activities with the American Librarian Association. The papers also include a talk given to the North Carolina Negro Library Association. Christ collected the writings of Walter de La Mare and his papers contain seven letters by De la Mare and one by the illustrator W. Graham Robertson.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

In off-site storage; 48 hours advance notice is required for use.

warning Use Restrictions

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

ACRL Committee on Qualifications and Preparation, 1949-1950
Box 1
ALA Council Committee on Tenure, 1951
Box 1
ALA Subscription Books Committee, 1950-1951
Box 1
Florida State University Library School, 1948-1949
Box 1
N.C. Negro Library Association, 1950-1951
Box 1
De la Mare catalogs, clippings, and other items, 1938-1952
Box 1
De la Mare correspondence, 1922-1940 (6 items)
Box 1
W. Graham Robertson letter, 1938 and 3 pencil drawings
Box 1

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Robert Wilson Christ Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Robert Wilson Christ papers were received by the University Archives as a gift in 1968-1973.

Processing Information

Processed by Tim Pyatt, July 2006

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, September 2006

Accessions were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.