Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


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Box 1:
  • Correspondence, 1933-1942 (8 folders)
  • C.T. Owen Collection [inventory] (3 copies), with holograph lists by the Balls of Owen accession numbers (2 folders)
Box 2:
  • folder 1: Catalogue of Juvenile Books (White). Juvenile books, ca.1800-ca.1830
  • folder 2: Catalogue of Children's Books (Blue). "The following books published between 1750 and 1820"
  • folder 3: Catalogue of Children's Books (Pink). "...books of the same class as those cataloged on the blue paper but instead of having their original bindings, they are nicely bound in morocco or Niger, lettered at back and gold-tooled back and front
  • folders 4-5: Hand-List of the Unique Collection of Illustrated Children's Book (17th-19th Centuries) Formed by Charles T. Owen, Esq.

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