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Robert C. Bradbury Miniature Book Research Papers, 1928-2006 | University of North Texas Special Collections

By Emily Aparicio

Collection Overview

Title: Robert C. Bradbury Miniature Book Research Papers, 1928-2006Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1960-2000
ID: 01/AR0826
Primary Creator: Bradbury, Robert C.
Extent: 4.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The collection is arranged alphabetically by press, artist, dealer, and/or collector.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2007. More info below under Accruals.
Subjects: Book artists, Miniature books
Languages: English

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Abstract

Collection of documents relating to miniature books: correspondence, photographs, and samples from presses and artists.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Robert C. Bradbury Miniature Book Research Collection is a compilation of documents which highlight miniature book presses, artists, collectors, and dealers. The documents in this collection are comprised of correspondence which also include original letters, photographs of specific artists, book lists, announcements from presses, prospectuses, paper samples, proof pages, typography samples, as well as miniature book catalogs. While the research primarily focuses on the United States, the collection does include items from Canada, the United Kingdom, and Europe.

Collection Historical Note

Robert C. Bradbury, a miniature book bibliographer and dealer, compiled these files for his book Twentieth Century United States Miniature Books. Mr. Bradbury has also written an additional book about antique miniature books titled Antique United States Miniature Books, 1690-1900: Principally from the collection of the American Antiquarian Society and the Lilly Library, Indiana University.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 2016-094
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.
Acquisition Source: Robert C. Bradbury
Acquisition Method: Transfer from Rare Books Room collection.
Related Publications:

Bradbury, Robert C. 2000. Twentieth Century United States Miniature Books. The Microbibliophile Journal.

Bradbury, Robert C. 2001. Antique United States Miniature Books, 1690-1900: Principally from the collection of the American Antiquarian Society and the Lilly Library, Indiana University. The Microbibliophile Journal.

Preferred Citation: Robert C. Bradbury Miniature Book Research Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections
Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was revised in September 2017 by Hailey LaRock to clarify the collection content and add normal and predominant dates.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 4: Tarantula Press - Ziggurat PressAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 663004
Folder 1: Tarantula Press (Susannah Kent), undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains an announcement from the press.
Folder 2: Tenfingers Press, 1989Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, and announcements from the press.
Folder 3: Thistle-brae Press, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, and announcements from the press.
Folder 4: Tiny Tomes Miniatures, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains an announcement from the press.
Folder 5: True Bug Press, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 6: Ursus Press, 1982-1983Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, and announcements from the press.
Folder 7: Wake-Brook House, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains a sample from the press.
Folder 8: Wall, Bernhardt, 1946Add to your cart.
This folder contains a sample and correspondence from the press.
Folder 9: Warwick Press, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 10: Weather Bird Press (Vance Gerry), 1981-1987Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 11: Weintraub, Diane, 1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains a sample and correspondence.
Folder 12: Westgard, Gilbert, 1987Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence.
Folder 13: Whippoorwill Press, 1981-1999Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a news release from the press.
Folder 14: White Horse Press, 1986Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a sample from the press.
Folder 15: Wightman, Julia, 1979-1978Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence.
Folder 16: Wild Hare Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, a purchase receipt, and a sample from the press.
Folder 17: Williams, Gordon, 1987Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, and announcements.
Folder 18: Willie's Workshop, 1983Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, and a purchase order.
Folder 19: Willow Press (Gary Hantke), 1959Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 20: Wind and Harlot Press, 1988-2003Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence from the press.
Folder 21: Windcrest Press, 1987-1996Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a book list from the press.
Folder 22: Worldhouse Publishers (Tom Neal), 1964-1979Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence and a photo from the press.
Folder 23: Xavier Press, 1992-1998Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, photos, and announcements from the press.
Folder 24: Yellow Kid Press, 1978-1986Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, book lists, photos, and announcements from the press.
Folder 25: Ziggurat Press, 1999-2006Add to your cart.
This folder contains correspondence, samples, and announcements from the press.

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