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Guide to the Library Newsletters, Acquisitions, and Accessions List, 1899-1986

Abstract

Includes newsletters created by the library for Duke University faculty announcing new acquisitions and library news, as well as accession books, collection acquisition information, statistics, bookplates, and other materials.

Descriptive Summary

Record Group
UA.08.01.0005
Title
Library newsletters, acquisitions, and accessions list
Date
1899-1986
Creator
Duke University. Library
Extent
30.7 linear feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Includes newsletters created by the library for Duke University faculty announcing new acquisitions and library news, as well as accession books, collection acquisition information, statistics, bookplates, and other materials.

Restrictions on Access & Use

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warning Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48-hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

warning Use Restrictions

None

Contents of the Collection

General Library Bulletin, 1931-1932
Box 1
Duke University Library Faculty News Letter, 1940-1943
Box 1
Pamphlet Accession List, 1940-1943, 1945
Box 1
Accessions to the University Library, 1941-1942, 1944-1946, nos. 1-132 (5 folders)
Box 1
Accessions to the University Library, 1946-1949, nos. 133-196; issues from February to June, 1949 unnumbered; starting with no. 155, occasional "News and Accessions" newsletter included (6 folders)
Box 2
Duke University Library Newsletter, 1953-1959 (2 folders)
Box 2
Duke University Library Newsletter, 1959-1986 (5 folders)
Box 3
Current Legal Publications, Law Library, 1947-1948
Box 3
College of Engineering, Library Review, 1965-1978
Box 3
Pamphlet Accessions (P181-1598), 1899-1900
Box 4
Pamphlet Accessions (P1599-3131), 1901-1902
Box 4
Pamphlet Accessions (P3132-4750), 1902-1905
Box 4
Pamphlet Accessions (P4751-8813), 1905-1908
Box 4
Pamphlet Accessions (P8814-12,300), 1908-1916
Box 4
Pamphlet Accessions (P12,301-17,300), 1916-1925
Box 4
Pamphlet Accessions (P17,301-22,300), 1925-1930
Box 5
Pamphlet Accessions (P22,301-72,511), 1930-1940
Box 5
Acquisition, Lanson library, 1927
Box 6
Lanson Collection, A-E
Box 6
Lanson Collection, Faber-Mathis
Box 6
Lanson Collection, Mathos-T
Box 6
Lanson Collection, U-Z, Supplements, Brochures
Box 6
Composition books
Box 6
This box contains the files of University Librarian William Boyd regarding the Richmond Bond Collection (which the Library did not acquire). Included are Boyd's Memorandum Regarding a Library and his description of Bibliotecha Parsoniana, 1932.
Box 7
Donors to the Libraries, 1939-1942
Box 8
Building a Library Collection of Material on Government in Metropolitan Areas and Related Local Problems, a report to the Librarian and Political Science Committee, 1959
Box 8
Latin-American Library Project
Box 8
South Asian Studies
Box 8
Southern Americana Collection
Box 8
Special Book Funds
Box 8
Thomas, James Augustus, correspondence with librarian, 1928-1931
Box 8
Thomas, James Augustus, correspondence with librarian, 1935 April-1936 Feb.
Box 8
Thomas, James Augustus, correspondence with librarian, 1936 March-1937 June
Box 8
Utopia Collection
Box 8
Acquisitions, gift records (microfilm), 1931-1959
Box 9
Cataloging Dept. statistics, 1914-1935
Box 9
Accession Books, 1-5000, 5001-7000, 7001-9000
Box 10
Accession Books, 9001-11,000; 11,001-13,000; 13,001-15,000
Box 11
Accession Books, 15,001-20,000; 20,001-25,000
Box 12
Accession Books, 25,001-30,000; 30,001-35,000
Box 13
Accession Books, 35,001-40,000; 40,001-45,000; 45,001-50,000
Box 14
Accession Books, 50,001-55,000; 55,001-60,000; 60,001-65,000
Box 15
Accession Books, 65,001-70,000; 70,001-75,000; 75,000-80,000
Box 16
Accession Books, 80,001-85,000; 85,001-90,000; 90,001-95,000
Box 17
Accession Books, 95,001-100,000; 100,001-105,000; 105,001-110,000
Box 18
Accession Books, 110,001-115,000; 115,001-120,000; 120,001-125,000
Box 19
Accession Books, 125,001-130,000; 130,001-135,000; 135,001-140,000
Box 20
Accession Books, 140,001-145,000; 145,001-150,000; 150,001-155,000
Box 21
Accession Books, 155,001-160,000; 160,001-165,000; 165,001-170,000
Box 22
Accession Books, 170,001-175,000; 175,001-637,172
Box 23
Ledger: Broadsides, maps and music, 1938-1947
Box 24
Ledger, Library of Congress Card Account, 1941 July 1-1959 June 30
Box 24
Ledger, Periodicals/serials, 1940-1942
Box 24
Ledger, Catalog Dept. statistics, 1935 July 1-1942 June 30
Box 24
Ledger, Catalog Dept. statistics, 1942 July 1-1948 June 30
Box 24
Treasure Room Card Files #000-999
Box 25
Bookplates, 1981-1997, undated
(0.25 linear feet)

Includes example bookplates, bookplate specifications, bookplate procedures, and some notes. Covers both special fund and alumni bookplates.

Box 26

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Library NewsLetters, Acquisitions, and Accessions List, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Library Newsletters and Accessions Lists were received in multiple accessions, various dates. Accession 2015.0001 received December, 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by Timothy Pyatt, July 2006

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, September 2006

Updated by Kimberly Sims, May 2013

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

Accession 2015.0001 processed by Tracy M. Jackson, finding aid updated January 2015.