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MINIATURE BOOK SOCIETY MSS.

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Inventory

  • Arranged chronologically by year, following the General papers. Within each year the files are arranged alphabetically. Conclave keepsakes are filed in Box 6.
Box 1
  • General. Brochures concerning joining MBS and the traveling exhibit; logo design; book competition and traveling exhibit guidelines. Legal papers, including articles of incorporation; tax forms; correspondence with lawyer (2 folders) (see also: Oversize)
  • 1983. Business; Conclave I - Dayton, OH; correspondence; directory of members (4 folders)
  • 1983-1991. Conclave planning materials. (2 folders)
  • 1984. Business; Conclave II - Boston, MA; correspondence; directory of members (4 folders)
  • l985. Business; Conclave III - Burbank, CA; correspondence (4 folders)
  • l986. Business; Conclave IV - Washington, D.C.; correspondence (3 folders)
  • l987. Business; Conclave V - Chicago (Skokie), IL; correspondence (5 folders)
  • l988. Business; competition; Conclave VI - San Antonio, TX; correspondence (5 folders)
  • 1988-1989. Traveling exhibit [1st] (1 folder)
  • l989. Business; certificates of appreciation (2 folders)
Box 2
  • 1989 (cont.). Competition; Conclave VII - Cincinnati, OH; correspondence (5 folders)
  • 1989-1990. Traveling exhibit [2nd] (1 folder)
  • 1990. Business; certificates of appreciation; competition; Conclave VIII - Glasgow, Scotland; correspondence (8 folders)
  • 1990-1991. Center for the Study of the Miniature Book (1 folder)
  • 1990-1991. Traveling exhibit [3rd] (1 folder)
  • l99l. Business; certificates of appreciation (scrapbook); competition; Conclave IX - Williamsburg, VA; correspondence (4 folders)
  • 1991-1992. Traveling exhibit [4th] (1 folder)
  • 1992. Business; competition; Conclave X - San Diego, CA; correspondence (4 folders) (see also: Oversize)
  • 1992. Newsletter. July and Oct. issues (2 folders)
  • 1992-1993. Traveling exhibit [5th] (1 folder)
  • 1993. Business; certificates of appreciation; competition; Conclave XI - Chicago, IL; correspondence (4 folders)
Box 3
  • 1993. Newsletter. Jan., Apr., July and Oct. issues (4 folders)
  • 1993-1994. Traveling exhibit [6th] (1 folder)
  • 1994. Business (Conclave XII -Ottawa, Ontario); competition (7th); correspondence (3 folders)
  • 1994. Newsletter. Jan., Apr., July and Oct. issues (4 folders)
  • 1995. Business (Conclave XIII -Pasadena, CA); competition and traveling exhibit (8th); correspondence (3 folders)
  • 1995. Newsletter. Jan., Apr. and July issues (3 folders)
  • l996. Business; competition and traveling exhibit (9th); Conclave XIV - San Francisco, CA; correspondence (5 folders)
  • l997. Business; competition and traveling exhibit(10th); Conclave XV - Bethlehem, PA; correspondence (10 folders)
  • l998. Awards; business; competition (11th); Conclave XVI - Charleston, SC; correspondence; publicity (4 folders)
Box 4
  • 1998. Conclave XVI - Charleston, SC (cont.); correspondence; publicity (4 folders)
  • l999. Business (Conclave XVII - Germany/"Rump" Conclave in California); correspondence; traveling exhibit (12th), including videotape (3 folders)
  • 2000. Business (Conclave XVIII - Rutland, Vermont); correspondence (2 folders)
  • 2001. Business. Includes photographs and negatives from past Conclaves
  • Membership Directories: 1987, 1990
  • Yearbooks (formerly: Membership Directory): 1991-1995, 1997-2002 (11 volumes)
Card file box:
  • Addresses of members (index cards)
  • Keepsakes for Conclaves II, IV, V, VI, VII, IX
  • 10 Jahre Freundeskreis Miniaturbuch Berlin e. V. 1987-1997 (enclosure to Donn Sanford letter to Evron Collins, Aug. 29, 1999)
  • "Works cited in Welsh as sources for numbered entries. A key to works cited" (index cards)
Oversize:
  • Documentation for certificates awarded in 1992; proofs and negatives from 1992 Conclave X (San Diego, CA); MBS canvas bag
Additions:
Box 4
  • Miscellaneous papers, 1996-2000 (6 folders)
  • Membership Committee reports, 1991-1993
  • Membership. Not renewing membership and returned renewal notices, 1995
  • Newsletters: Oct. 1991, Jan. 1992, Apr. 1992 issues (3 folders)
Box 5
  • Photographs and negatives from Conclaves, 2000-2001
  • Traveling exhibition, 2001 (6 folders)
  • Financial:
    • Bank statements, 1985-1995 (3 folders)
    • Check registers: 1988, Nov.-1995, Mar.
    • Expenditures and income logs, 1989-1995
    • Financial statements, 1984-1994
    • Miscellaneous: 1987-1989; 1993-1996

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