Charles B. Shaw Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a typed manuscript of the popular lecture given by Shaw called “Seeing Things in Print” on the history of typography.
“Almost a Unified Library,” by Michael Stuart Freeman, at http://www.gslis.utexas.edu/~landc/fulltext/LandC_32_1_Freeman.pdf
- Shaw, Charles Bunsen, 1894-1962 (Person)
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
Collection is open for research.
Copyright and Rights Information
Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.
Biographical / Historical
Charles B. Shaw was the Librarian of Swarthmore College from 1927-1962. He was one of the initial champions of the three-college Tripod library system which became a reality after his retirement.
0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Copy of "Seeing Things in Print" Popular Lectures on Typographic History
The collection is contained in one box.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The following materials, originally part of the collection, have been removed and recatalogued:
- Charles B. Shaw Papers
- FHL staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
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