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Guide to the George Fabian Scheer papers, 1955-1973

Summary

Regional trade salesman in the South for various U.S. publishing houses. Chiefly correspondence, flyers, brochures, tip sheets, order forms, and financial statements, relating to George F. Scheer's work as a trade salesman for various publishing firms. These firms include: Barre Publishers, Univ. of Minnesota Press, Case Western Reserve Univ. Press; Franklin Watts, Inc.; Ohio Univ. Press; Quadrangle Books; Small Publisher's Co.; Univ. of Florida Press; Imprint Society; Farrar, Straus, and Giroux; Shocken Books; Me-Books Publishing Co.; Univ. of Pennsylvania Press; and others.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.01145
Title
George Fabian Scheer papers
Date
1955-1973
Creator
George Fabian Scheer
Extent
5.5 Linear Feet, Approx. 3338 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Chiefly correspondence, flyers, brochures, tip sheets, order forms, and financial statements, relating to George F. Scheer's work as a trade salesman for various publishing firms. These firms include: Barre Publishers, Univ. of Minnesota Press, Case Western Reserve Univ. Press; Franklin Watts, Inc.; Ohio Univ. Press; Quadrangle Books; Small Publisher's Co.; Univ. of Florida Press; Imprint Society; Farrar, Straus, and Giroux; Shocken Books; Me-Books Publishing Co.; Univ. of Pennsylvania Press; and others.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], George Fabian Scheer Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Papers, Orders, A-Z
Box 1
Papers, A-I
Box 2
Papers, M (Me-Books)
Box 3
Papers, Mf-Oh
Box 4
Papers, P-W
Box 5

2. 1986 Accession

2 boxes
Publisher catalogs
Box 1
Business correspondence
Box 2
 


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Provenance

The George Fabian Scheer papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1976.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Willeke Sandler, April 2012

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: from 1976

This collection has been given basic processing: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.