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Biographical/Historical note

Scope and Contents note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I. Paper samples and watermarks

Series II. Off-prints

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Allan H. Stevenson Papers, 1955-1986 MS 403



creator Stevenson, Allan Henry, 1955 - 1986
Title: Allan H. Stevenson Papers
Dates: 1955 - 1986
Abstract This collection contains Allan H. Stevenson’s research of early paper-making and printing. Included in the collection are samples of early watermarked paper, facsimiles of watermarks, correspondence and manuscript notes by Stevenson, and reviews of publications. Also included are: proof copies of papers by Stevenson and other scholars, miscellaneous printed material on the subject of printing, conferences and exhibitions, and presentations from other scholars.
Identification: MS 403
Quantity: 0.75 linear ft.(1 box)
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Repository: Woodson Research Center

Biographical/Historical note

Allan H. Stevenson, a graduate of Rice University, was a bibliographer and paper specialist, recognized for his expertise in identifying watermarks and papermaking techniques and using this information to date books.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains Allan H. Stevenson’s research of early paper-making and printing. Included in the collection are samples of early watermarked paper, facsimiles of watermarks, correspondence and manuscript notes by Stevenson, and reviews of publications. Also included are: proof copies of papers by Stevenson and other scholars, miscellaneous printed material on the subject of printing, conferences and exhibitions, and presentations from other scholars.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

Permission to publish material from the Allan H. Stevenson Papers must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Papermaking
Presentations
Watermarks

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Allan H. Stevenson Papers, 1955-1986, MS 403 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This collection was a gift donated by Mrs. Allan H. Stevenson in July 1986.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I. Paper samples and watermarks

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1 Proof copies of papers by Stevenson, some with corrections
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2 Proof copies of work by other scholars (sent to Stevenson for review)
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3 Correspondence and manuscript notes by Stevenson
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4 Samples of early watermarked paper
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5 Prospectus and reviews of publications
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6 Material concerning printing
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7 Papers concerning conferences and exhibitions
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8 Unidentified facsimiles of watermarks (part 1 of 3)
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9 Unidentified facsimiles of watermarks (part 2 of 3)
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10 Unidentified facsimiles of watermarks (part 3 of 3)

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Series II. Off-prints

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11 Inscribed off-prints and presentations from other scholars to Stevenson
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12 Off-prints and copies of papers by various scholars (part 1 of 2)
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13 Off-prints and copies of papers by various scholars (part 2 of 2)

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