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Archives & Manuscripts

Charles B. Shaw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L8-009

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

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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.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

Copy of "Seeing Things in Print" Popular Lectures on Typographic History

Arrangement

The collection is contained in one box.

Physical Location

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Separated Materials

The following materials, originally part of the collection, have been removed and recatalogued:

Processing Information

The collection
Title
Charles B. Shaw Papers
Author
FHL staff
Date
2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

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