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Thomas B. Lockwood Antiquarian Book Catalog collection

 Collection — Box: 1-115
Identifier: RBMS-141
Antiquarian book catalogs collected by Thomas B. Lockwood and the University Libraries, University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

Dates

  • circa 1910-1975

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

The Thomas B. Lockwood Antiquarian Book Catalog collection, circa 1910-1975, is open for research.

Copyright

Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the Rare and Special Books before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Extent

41 Linear Feet (82 manuscript boxes; 33 half manuscript boxes.)

Overview

Antiquarian book catalogs collected by Thomas B. Lockwood and the University Libraries, University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

Biographical Note

Thomas B. Lockwood (1873-1947) was a Buffalo lawyer and businessman and a major benefactor of the University of Buffalo. Thomas B. Lockwood and Marian Birge Lockwood donated the money to construct the Lockwood Memorial Library as a memorial to their fathers. Thomas B. Lockwood was also a collector of rare books and manuscripts; when the Lockwood Memorial Library was dedicated in 1935 he presented his collection to the University of Buffalo. Subsequent to 1935 Lockwood presented a collection of antiquarian book catalogs to the university. A small number of catalogs contain notations by Lockwood.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by antiquarian book dealer or auction house.

Other Finding Aids

Catalogs in boxes 1-43, 61-95, 106-109 are cataloged individually and can be accessed in the online catalog for the University at Buffalo Libraries, by title, subject, dealer or auction house, and by the collection name Thomas B. Lockwood Antiquarian Book Catalogs Collection.

Acquisition Information

The bulk of the collection was the gift of Thomas B. Lockwood [date uncertain]. The University Libraries made additions to the collection. In October of 2016, this collection was re-accessioned into the Rare and Special Books Collection from University Archives.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Related Resources

MS 131, Thomas B. Lockwood Book Collecting records, circa 1910-1935
MS 11, Thomas B. Lockwood papers, 1876-1956

Processing Information

Collection processed by John Edens.
Title
Finding Aid for the Thomas B. Lockwood Antiquarian Book Catalog collection
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by John Edens. Revised in October 2016 to reflect transfer to Rare and Special Books.
Date
2008
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the Rare and Special Books Repository

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