Robert C. Bradbury Miniature Book Research Papers, 1928-2006Add to your cart.

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:
Languages: English

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Access Information

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.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 2016-094
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.

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