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Evron Collins Miniature Book Collection, 1800-2010

By Elissa B.G. Mullins

Collection Overview

Title: Evron Collins Miniature Book Collection, 1800-2010

ID: 01/01/MSS00107

Creator: Collins, Evron S.

Extent: 19.5 Cubic Feet

Arrangement: Series 1: Correspondence. Series 2: Miniature Book Society. Series 3: Publications. Series 4: Personal Ephemera. Series 5: Unusual Formats and Book Furniture.

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Evron Collins Miniature Book Collection is comprised of over 4,000 miniature books and 5.75 cubic feet of archival materials, which include personal and business correspondence with preeminent miniature book publishers, booksellers, and collectors; newspaper and magazine clippings relating to miniature books; administrative materials of the Miniature Book Society; and keepsakes from the yearly Miniature Book Society Grand Conclaves. The collection also includes 13.75 cubic feet of books in unusual formats (e.g., books incorporated into plush toys) and book furniture.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open to researchers.

Use Restrictions:

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This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgement, fulfillment of the order would damage materials or involve violation of copyright law.

Other URL: https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/rbmlsfa/MSS00107_Evron_S._Collins.pdf

Box and Folder Listing

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