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Book collecting

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charlotte M. Smith Papers, Including the Records of the Tamazunchale Press

 Collection
Identifier: msc0457
Abstract Publisher of miniature books in Newton, Iowa, founded by Charlotte and Thomas Smith. Correspondence, typescripts, proofs, advertising, contracts, etc., have been combined with Charlotte M. Smith's personal papers.
Dates: 1970-2001

John Martin M.D. Ph.D. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0501
Abstract Neurosurgeon and book collector specializing in rare medical books. These papers primarily concern Dr. Martin's association with the University of Iowa. The establishment of the John Martin Rare Book Room and the donation of his collection of rare medical books is well documented with correspondence, clippings, brochures, etc. Some autobiographical sketches are included along with records of Dr. Martin's military service.
Dates: 1926-2000

Torch Press Book Shop Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0167
Abstract The Torch Press Bookshop was started by Luther Brewer in 1909, and sold books at a storefront in Cedar Rapids as well as to mail-order patrons until 1917.
Dates: 1908-1915