Guide to the Roy Vernon Sowers Papers, 1920-1984

Processed by Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Steven Mandeville-Gamble
Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
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The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Roy Vernon Sowers Papers, 1920-1984

Collection number: M0887

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1997
Encoded by:
Steven Mandeville-Gamble
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Roy Vernon Sowers Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1920-1984
Collection number: Special Collections M0887
Creator: Sowers, Roy Vernon, 1897-
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of the estate of Margaret Cosgrave Sowers, 1996.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Roy Vernon Sowers Papers, M0887, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

Biographical information, correspondence, George Cosgrave correspondence, exhibit announcements, printing ephemera, and an incomplete set of his catalogs, #1-79.

Access Terms

Antin, Charles.
Bender, Albert.
Brasch, Frederick E. (Frederick Edward), 1875-1967.
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973.
Cosgrave, George.
Edmunds, Will H.
Evans, Herbert.
Gentry, Helen.
Gunst, Morgan A.
Mason, Roger Burford.
Nash, John Henry.
Powell, Lawrence Clark.
Ritchie, Ward.
Sarton, George, 1884-1956.
Schad, Jasper.
Singer, Charles.
Sowers, Margaret Cosgrave.
Wilson, Adrian.
Wood, Casey A. (Casey Albert), 1856-1942.
Zeitlin, Jake.
Grabhorn Press.
John Howell Books.
Taylor & Taylor.
Book collecting.
Booksellers and bookselling--History--California.
Printing--California.
Printers. lcsh

Related Material

Title: The Roy Vernon Sowers and Margaret Cosgrave Sowers papers,
Date: 1629-1994
Identifier/Call Number: M0888

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

RVS biographical information 1973

Box 1, Folder 2

Jake Zeitlin biographical information 1988

Box 1, Folder 3

RVS correspondence with publishers and dealers 1920-30

Box 1, Folder 4

RVS correspondence 1930-60

Box 1, Folder 5

RVS correspondence

Box 1, Folder 6

RVS correspondence

Box 1, Folder 7

RVS correspondence with Edmunds

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence, George Cosgrave with booksellers 1920-30

Box 1, Folder 9

RVS exhibit announcements

Box 1, Folder 10

RVS business ephemera

Box 1, Folder 11

Printing ephemera

Box 1, Folder 12

Printing ephemera