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Margaret B. Harrison Papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Margaret B. Harrison Papers
    Dates: 1817-1960
    Collection Number: D-069
    Creator/Collector: Harrison, Margaret B.,1911-1980
    Extent: 1 linear foot
    Repository: UC Davis. Special Collections
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Abstract: Margaret B. Harrison (1911-1980) became interested in fine bookbinding in the 1930's and apprenticed for a time with master bookbinder Hazel Dreis. For more than four decades, her bookbinding skills enabled her to bind and preserve a number of volumes within the Michael and Margaret B. Harrison Western Americana collection. In September, 1990, the preservation department of the General Library of the University of California at Davis was dedicated in her honor. The collection contains material catalogs and samples, invoices and expense ledgers, clippings, correspondence, and journals relating to fine bookbinding.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    Margaret B. Harrison Papers. UC Davis. Special Collections

    Biography/Administrative History

    Margaret B. Harrison (1911-1980) became interested in fine bookbinding in the 1930's and apprenticed for a time with master bookbinder Hazel Dreis. For more than four decades, her bookbinding skills enabled her to bind and preserve a number of volumes within the Michael and Margaret B. Harrison Western Americana collection. In September, 1990, the preservation department of the General Library of the University of California at Davis was dedicated in her honor.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains material catalogs and samples, invoices and expense ledgers, clippings, correspondence, and journals relating to fine bookbinding.

    Indexing Terms

    Bookbinding
    Harrison, Margaret B.,1911-1980--Archives

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