Source

Alexander McMillan Welch bookplate collection

Title
Alexander McMillan Welch bookplate collection, ca. 1700-1930.
Description
2 linear ft. ( 4 boxes)
Abstract
Columbia University Ph.B. 1890, Architecture, 1915.
Summary
American, English and French bookplates from private and institutional libraries. Box four contains some related correspondence concerning Welch's collecting and exchanging of bookplates. Four letters are from the English painter-etcher, Charles William Sherborn, who designed a bookplate for Mrs. Welch. The original etched plate is also enclosed.
Restrictions
This collection is located on-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Notes
See also: James M. Baldwin Bookplate Collection (NYCR90-A25) and the S. E. Blake Bookplate Collection (NYCR90-A28).
Provenance
Gift of Mrs Alexander M. Welch, ca.1948; transferred from the Avery Library, 1974.
Format
Manuscript Manuscript/Archive
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