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Brown University Library Special Collections

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Works: 32 works in 35 publications in 1 language and 150 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Drama  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Archives  Bibliographies  Personal correspondence  Catalogs 
Classifications: N714.P69,
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The Collections of Brown University : a twentieth anniversary exhibition( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Lincoln portrait( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Catalog of the Albert E. Lownes Collection of Significant Books in the History of Science] by Albert Edgar Lownes( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Albert E. Lownes's personal descriptive catalog of the pre-1801 materials in his collection of books in the history of science. The collection, containing over 5,000 volumes plus prints and manuscripts, was received by the Brown University Library as a bequest in January 1979. This catalog, consisting of typed sheets in nine 3-ring binders, gives detailed bibliographical descriptions and historical notes for each title, in many cases illustrated with mounted photographs of title pages, etc. The entries are arranged alphabetically by author or title, as appropriate, in some cases varying from the form or choice of main entry in the Brown University Library catalog
Items relating to Catherine Read Williams, 1787-1872 : (Ms. 2-E W668 Rider, Ms. 2-FD-D73c Rider, Ms. Dorr) by Brown University( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Chester H. Kirk Collection on Alcoholism and Alcoholics Anonymous : donated to Brown University by Chester H. Kirk : dedicated October 31, 1995 by Kirk Collection (Brown University)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Collection, assembled by antiquarian bookseller Charles Bishop, Jr., beginning in 1976, is named for Chester H. Kirk, by whose donation it was purchased in 1995. Its major strengths are in the history of the temperance movement, with emphasis on Alcoholics Anonymous, and aspects of the consumption of alcohol
The Miller Collection of Wit and Humor : the gift of Bernard, Saul, and George Miller by Miller Collection (Brown University)( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Miller Collection is the personal library of Bernard, Saul, and George Miller, amassed over a period of fifty years
Black lavender 2 : gay Black men in Rhode Island( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Samuel Wyllys, 1632-1709 : extracts from his papers by Samuel Wyllys( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A list of campaign songsters and other sources( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Michael J. Ciaraldi Collection of Comic Books and Comic Art : donated by the collector, Mr. Michael Ciaraldi( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection, housed in the John Hay Library at Brown University, was amassed by the donor, Michael J. Ciaraldi, beginning in the early 1970s. The majority of the collection consists of comic books published since that time, up to 1995; there are also significant sections of magazine-format comics, graphic novels, fan and collector's journals, reissues of classic "golden age" comics and newspaper strips, translations of Japanese "manga" and "anime" comics and European comic art, and compilations of the work of comic artists, as well as advertising ephemera, role-playing game materials, and adult erotica. The Collection is particularly noteworthy for its holdings of comics by the small and independent publishers of the 1970s and 1980s. Imprints are very largely American, with some British satirical graphic magazines. [06-17-97]
to Brown University Library, Special Collections by Ralph Ginzburg( )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[1] To the Acquisitions Director, 1985, January 30: offers the Library one set of issues of his controversial magazine, "Eros"; [2] To Samuel A. Streit, 1985, February 12: acknowledges note; reminisces about Rhode Island
Brown University Library Special Collections files by Brown University( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Brown University Library Special Collections files contain correspondence which as been arranged alphabetically in the first series and chronologically in the second series. The correspondence is dated from circa 1932 to 1986
The Charles Woodberry McLellan Collection of Lincolniana : donated to Brown University in 1923 by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Class of 1897, in memory of John Hay, Class of 1858, and since augmented by continuing gifts and purchases by McLellan Lincoln Collection (Brown University)( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection, comprising 30,000+ items in various media, of materials by and about Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States, and about the historical and political context of his life and career, chiefly the U.S. Civil War and its causes and aftermath
The Bradford F. Swan Antarctic Collection in the John Hay Library, Brown University by Swan Antarctic Collection (Brown University)( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection of materials, primarily books in English, relating to the exploration of Antarctica
The Daniel J. Leab Collection of Books and Manuscripts by and about George Orwell( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists primarily of printed works by and about Orwell, collected by Daniel J. Leab, and given by him and Katharine Kyes Leab to the Brown University Library in 1997
The H.G. Wells Collection in the John Hay Library, Brown University by Wells Collection (Brown University)( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection of books and pamphlets by and about H.G. Wells, purchased from antiquarian bookdealer Glenn Finley in 1988
The Richard G. Katzoff Collection by Katzoff Collection (Brown University)( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection, named in honor of Richard G. Katzoff and housed in the John Hay Library at Brown University, consists primarily of literary works relating to gays and lesbians, with a small component of history and sociology; most are U.S. publications
Kurtz Collection audio cassettes( Recording )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Collection, assembled by Ernest Kurtz, beginning in the 1970s. Its major strengths are interviews with and testimonials by alcoholics, and talks given at various workshops
 
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