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Justin G. Schiller’s account of his week at the former home of Elisabeth Ball, in Muncie, Indiana, where he and Dennis David organized the appraisal of Elisabeth Ball’s collection of children’s literature shortly before its arrival at the Lilly Library. The account includes details of the discovery of the Jane Johnson papers.

Contains a brief biography of Bernardo Mendel, avid book collector. His collection of books and manuscripts now reside at the Lilly Library. The biography is divided into three chronological sections, based on his places of residence: Vienna, Austria, where he was born and lived until 1928; Bogotá, Colombia, where he lived and worked from 1928 until 1952; and New York City, where he owned an…

This catalogue offers a panoramic view of the Lilly Library’s collecting activities during the twenty two years of William R. Cagle’s tenure as the Lilly Librarian. Notable acquisitions from that period include the letters of poets Ezra Pound, Sylvia Plath, and William Carlos Williams; a comprehensive collection of first editions of modern British and American literature; first editions of…