Scope and Contents
The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.
- Creation: 1835 - 2000
- Evans, Charles, 1850-1935 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research without restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
Charles Evans (1850-1935) was an American librarian and bibliographer, best known for American Bibliography: A Chronological Dictionary of All Books, Pamphlets, and Periodical Publications Printed in the United States of America from the Genesis of Printing in 1639 Down to and Including the Year 1830, with Bibliographical and Biographical Notes. Evans also co-founded the American Library Association with Melvil Dewey.
Language of Materials