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A catalogue of manuscripts from the collections of the Boston Athenaeum

Boston Athenaeum.

A catalogue of manuscripts from the collections of the Boston Athenaeum

by Boston Athenaeum.

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Published by Boston Athenaeum in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts,
  • Boston
    • Subjects:
    • Boston Athenaeum -- Catalogs.,
    • Manuscripts -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementStephen Z. Nonack.
      ContributionsNonack, Stephen Z.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ6621.B73 B67 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p. :
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1896589M
      ISBN 10093455255X
      LC Control Number90082022
      OCLC/WorldCa23220509

      Order collection items to the Reading Room via our Explore Archives & Manuscripts Catalogue Some of our manuscripts may require a Letter of Introduction, or may have other Access Conditions. We offer a range of free Reader sessions and consultations to help you make the best use of the Library's collections. The Athenaeum's artists' books collection has become one of the most important collections in the Athenaeum's holdings and is a driving force in the library's development. It was initiated in when Joan & Irwin Jacobs Executive Director Erika Torri received a generous donation from life member Hope Shipley with the advice "to use it for her.

      The Redwood Library's rare book holdings can be searched in our on-line catalog and in our physical card catalogs. Not all holdings are recorded in the on-line catalog. Visit our on-line catalog to begin your search, use the Advanced Search tab to limit your search to specific collections, items, or dates, and use the sidebar to refine each search.   This book celebrates the th anniversary of the historic Boston Athenaeum, one of this country's earliest and most prestigious repositories of books, paintings, sculptures, engravings, maps, photographs, manuscripts, decorative arts, and Reviews: 3.

        Published by the McMullen, the exhibition’s catalogue is a seminal reference work to which eighty-five scholars from around the world have contributed entries and essays—bringing together for the first time research on the most splendid medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts preserved in the Boston area.”. Existing users, please log in below. If you wish to become a member or register for the first time, please create an account.


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A catalogue of manuscripts from the collections of the Boston Athenaeum by Boston Athenaeum. Download PDF EPUB FB2

ATHENA ONLINE CATALOG Athena, the online catalog, lists what the Athenæum owns: its holdings of circulating books, journals, and newspapers as well as special collections like rare books, manuscripts, tracts, photographs, etc. DIGITAL COLLECTIONS This searchable image repository offers o partial and fully digitized items from the Boston Athenæum's collections.

Significant manuscripts in the collection include the papers of Athenæum Trustee Samuel Eliot; the Revolutionary War-era papers of Ezekiel Price; the William Tudor papers; papers of Commodore Isaac Hull; and papers of architects Charles Bulfinch, Alexander Parris, George Minot Dexter, Nathaniel Bradlee, John H.

Sturgis, Ogden Codman, and Richard Clipston Sturgis. BOSTON ATHENÆUM 10½ Beacon Street, Boston, MA Copyright © The Proprietors of the BOSTON ATHENÆUM. This is a paperbound book entitled "A Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Collections of the Boston Athenaeum" by Stephen Z.

Nonack, published by the Boston Athenaeum in The condition is good. Boston Athenaeum. Catalogue of manuscripts from the collections of the Boston Athenaeum. Boston, Mass.: Boston Athenaeum, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Z Nonack; Boston Athenaeum.

Founded inthe Boston Athenæum, the largest membership library in North America, boasts an extensive collection of rare books and manuscripts as well as one of the most significant art collections at any American library.

The Boston Library Society records include information on early members, catalogs, and reading lists from this early Boston institution. The Anthology Society records chronicle the evolution of a small group of scholars who became the founders of the Boston Athenæum.

Maps, charts, atlases, and globes are an important part of the scholarly collections of the Boston Athenæum. This digital collection features representative items from the Athenæum cartographic holdings containing thousands of sheet maps, plans, and charts, and more than bound atlases.

Founded inthe Boston Athenæum is one of the oldest and most distinguished independent libraries and cultural institutions in the United States. Its collections comprise over half a million volumes, with particular strengths in Boston history, New England state and local history, biography, English and American literature, and the fine and decorative arts.

Boston Tax Records. See: [City of Boston Tax Records, ] City of Boston Tax Records, (Rare Books & Manuscripts) The BPL holds a collection of approximately Dupré, Augustin () Collection (Rare Books & Manuscripts) A collection of 27 items. A catalogue of manuscripts from the collections of the Boston Athenaeum by Boston Athenaeum.

1 edition - first published in Not in Library. Special collections materials are discoverable and accessible through a variety of different interfaces, both online and offline Research catalog, opens a new window, opens a new window Best option when searching for rare books and individual manuscripts; Records display full bibliographic data on primary screen.

Boston Athenaeum, - How to Request Copies To request copies, please use the information above and refer to our request forms, policies, and pricing guidelines. Athenæum book collections an important document of Portsmouth reading habits.

When books from several large private libraries were added at the turn of the 20 th century, a card catalogue replaced earlier printed catalogues published from (unlocated) to This Exhibition is a celebration of some of the most beautiful and important rare books and manuscripts acquired by the Library since Some were gifts to the Athenæum by generous donors.

Most were purchased using the income from the numerous endowed book funds established by members and friends of the Library. These named book funds have been. Just after it absorbed the Boston Medical Library, the Athenaeum issued a published catalogue of its holdings. In this copy, owned by Dr.

John Orne Green infaint pencil notations can be discerned next to most of the entries for the Boston Medical Library books. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. A catalogue of the Washington collection in the Boston Athenæum Item Preview remove-circle A catalogue of the Washington collection in the Boston Athenæum by Boston Athenaeum.

n. Searching: Athenaeum library catalog In response to the COVID outbreak, statewide lending via OhioLINK and SearchOhio has been suspended.

OPAL member libraries have closed or are operating at reduced service levels. Boston Athanaeum Boston Athenaeum Egyptian Artifact Album. Created: circa B.C., Thebes, Egypt. Synopsis: This book isn’t exactly the oldest book in the Athenaeum’s collection. It was. Manuscript collection includes a lot of Massachusetts military material.

These collections are represented in the OPAC. There is a vertical file, called the Burrill file, accessed through a printout of subject terms. There is general book collection gathered largely during the ss (accessed through card catalog upstairs).

The Boston Athenæum's rare and circulating books, maps and manuscripts reflect the collecting interests of the Library as it has narrowed its focus from encyclopedic in the 19th century to an emphasis on the humanities and its large, historic collection of art includes paintings, sculpture, prints, photographs, and decorative arts.Boston Athenaeum, How to Request Copies To request copies, please use the information above and refer to our request forms, policies, and pricing guidelines.The Public Garden, Boston, Mass.

Sandars, Edmund, orartist. 1 May Three Egyptian Decorative Shrine Hangings Painted Upon Canvas and a Collection of Inscribed Mummy Bandages, Thebes, XVIII Dynasty, ca. B.C.