Book History Ephemera Collection

California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
800 N State College Blvd.
3rd Floor, Library South, PLS-352
Fullerton, California 92834-4150
(657) 278-3444
http://www.library.fullerton.edu/
2014


Descriptive Summary

Title: Book History Ephemera Collection
Dates: 20th-21st century
Collection Number: SC.61
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 646 pamphlets and 20 boxes (81 linear ft)
Repository: California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
Fullerton, California 92834-4150
Abstract: The Book History Ephemera Collection consists of pamphlets, periodical titles, and boxes of realia/facsimiles pertaining to the history of books and printing such as clay tablets, horn books, moveable type, university press logos, and book plates.
Language of Material: English

Access

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Book History Ephemera Collection. California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections

Scope and Content of Collection

The Book History Ephemera Collection of 665 cataloged pamphlets, extensive runs of 75 periodical titles, and 20 boxes of realia/facsimiles sheds light on the history of libraries, librarianship, publishing and printing. In addition there is a small 10 drawer metal cabinet of 3106 bookplates and 2 boxes of correspondences that form part of the Emma Ford Bookplate Collection.