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Record title

The Mitchell collection of bookplates, ca. 1800-1992

Call numbers

PXA 1217

Record identifier

YzOg8KO9

The Mitchell collection of bookplates, ca. 1800-1992

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The Mitchell collection of bookplates, ca. 1800-1992

Full title

The Mitchell collection of bookplates, ca. 1800-1992

Date

ca. 1800-1992

Call Numbers

PXA 1217

Record Identifier

YzOg8KO9

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Physical Description

Contents

Approximately 7,150 prints (34 boxes)

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Arrangement

Individually mounted bookplates (including duplicates) arranged alphabetically to folder level by the person or organisation who commissioned the bookplate.

Access and use

Finding aids

Australian personal bookplates by Andrew G. Peake. Dulwich, S. Aust. : Tudor Australia Press, 2000 makes references to bookplate collections held in the Mitchell Library. Peake's work includes an ‘Index of Artists’ with references to individual bookplate owners -

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

This aggregated collection of over 7,000 bookplates includes over 4,000 bookplates assembled by David Scott Mitchell. Mitchell’s collection comprises mostly of English and Australian owners. Since Mitchell’s death the collection has been added to by various donations.

BOX 01
Folder 1: A to Agnew, C.
Folder 2: Agnew, Garnet to Amory,...

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Full title

The Mitchell collection of bookplates, ca. 1800-1992

NOTES

General note

David Scott Mitchell's bookplate, with his family's coat of arms and the mottoes of the Mitchell family and of the Scott family was designed in 1900 by W.H. (William Henry) Emmett.
References:
Magnificent obsession : the story of the Mitchell Library, Sydney / author, Brian Fletcher. Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2007.
`W H Emmett -...

Published information

Overview of the Mitchell Bookplate Collection described in: Treasures of the State Library of New South Wales : the Australiana collections / Anne Robertson. Sydney : Collins Australia in association with the State Library of New South Wales, 1988. pp. 158-164.

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXA 1217

Record Identifier

YzOg8KO9

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YzOg8KO9

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Reference code

867187

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