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Collection of publishers' advertising pamphlets, ca. 1900-1920s
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Description
Approximately 222 publishers' advertising pamphlets from primarily Los Angeles-based bookstores from the 1900s to the 1920s. The majority of pamphlets were produced by Alfred A. Knopf, Macmillan, Houghton-Mifflin, Scribner, Doubleday, Page & Company, Duran Books and P.F. Collier & Son.
Background
This collection consists of publishers' advertising pamphlets from primarily Los Angeles Bookstores. The first box contains pamphlets from Fowler Brothers and C.C. Parker Booksellers. Fowler Brothers bookstore was the oldest family-owned bookstore in Los Angeles, in operation from 1888 to 1994, when it closed due to changing times and disruptive subway construction. It began initially as a church and Sunday school supply house, but became a book and stationery store that survived six different downtown locations.
Extent
2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.