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MS Am 2630

Jackson, William A. (William Alexander),1905-1964. William A. Jackson papers concerning publications, 1935-1966: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 2630
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Jackson, William A. (William Alexander),1905-1964.
Title: William A. Jackson papers concerning publications,
Date(s): 1935-1966.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers concerning publications by Harvard librarian and bibliographer, William Alexander Jackson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Donor information unknown. Probably assembled by William H. Bond from papers left after death of William A. Jackson.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
Part of the MS Storage project, 2008-2009.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

William A. Jackson Papers Concerning Publications, 1935-1966 (MS Am 2630). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Jackson was a bibliographer and librarian. He was the first librarian of the Houghton Library at Harvard.


Arranged into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Includes galley and page proofs of the Carl H. Pforzheimer Library catalogue (work of Jackson and Emma Virginia Unger). Also includes notes and other papers concerning Jackson's An annotated list of the publications of the Reverend Thomas Frognall Dibdin, D.D...., including correspondence between William H. Bond and others concerning the publication of "Jackson on Dibdin."


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