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Ross A. Collins collection, 1913-1940s

Author: Ross A Collins
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The Ross A. Collins Collection consists of two boxes. Box 1 primarily contains copies of correspondence regarding Collins's role in the 1930 Library of Congress purchase of the Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula. Collins sponsored the legislation necessary for the $1,500,000 payment to German book dealer Otto Heinrich Friedrich Vollbehr for 3,000 books printed before 1500. Box 2 contains a scrapbook maintained by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Scrapbooks
Photographs
Named Person: Otto H F Vollbehr
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Ross A Collins
OCLC Number: 157010019
Language Note: Materials in English.
Description: 2 boxes (3 linear ft.)

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The Ross A. Collins Collection consists of two boxes. Box 1 primarily contains copies of correspondence regarding Collins's role in the 1930 Library of Congress purchase of the Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula. Collins sponsored the legislation necessary for the $1,500,000 payment to German book dealer Otto Heinrich Friedrich Vollbehr for 3,000 books printed before 1500. Box 2 contains a scrapbook maintained by Collins that includes numerous inscribed photographs of presidents, congressmen, administrators, military men, businessmen, and inventors.

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