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MS Typ 777

Bentinck-Smith, William, 1914-1993. William Bentinck-Smith papers, 1941-1975: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Typ 777
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Bentinck-Smith, William, 1914-1993.
Title: William Bentinck-Smith papers,
Date(s): 1941-1975.
Quantity: 1 collection (.33 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers concern the formation of a collection of type specimens deposited by William Bentinck-Smith in the Houghton Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

93M-235.
Bequest of William Bentinck-Smith; received: 1993 November 1.

Processing Information:

Processed by: James F. Coakley

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

William Bentinck-Smith Papers, 1941-1975 (MS Typ 777). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

William Bentinck-Smith was a Harvard administrator, historian of Widener Library, and book collector.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series:

Scope and Contents

The papers mostly relate to the formation of a collection of type specimens deposited by Bentinck-Smith in Houghton Library in 1955. Correspondents include B.H. Breslauer, John Dreyfus, I.K. Fletcher, Ralph Green, W.A. Jackson, Walter Schatzki, Rollo G. Silver, and Richard S. Wormser.

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