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Bookplates

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Bookplate Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Spec-Coll-00053
Scope and Contents From 1917-1947, Western Reserve University Libraries accumulated a notable collection of bookplates from several generous donors. Beginning in 1917, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lemperly donated some 500 bookplates in memory of their daughter Lucia, a student at the College for Women, who died in 1915. Their gift also included a number of standard works on bookplate design and collecting. Miss Clara Prentis Sherwin left over 3000 bookplates to the library collection upon her death in 1939, along with...
Dates: 1725-1985