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Dana, John Cotton, 1856-1929

 Person

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Autograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG 6
Abstract

The Autograph Collection consists of over 1,000 signatures of musicians, librarians, authors, politicians, artists, and others present on photographs, letters, postcards, and other documents.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1990; 1776 - 2019

Bookplate Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG 7
Abstract The collection consists of thousands of bookplates (originals and facsimiles from the 18th to the 20th century from private and institutional libraries), proofs, metal plates, notes, and letters. The collection has been organized into five series (Institutions, Designers, Armorial, Newark Public Library plates, and Oversize) and includes original bookplates created by prominent engravers such J.W. Spenceley, E.D. French, W.F. Hopson, and A.N. Macdonald, as well as Dutch, German, Swedish, and...
Dates: Majority of material found in 18th - 20th century

John Cotton Dana Papers

 Series
Abstract

Dana was the Director of the Newark Public Library, a position he would hold until his death in 1929. The John Cotton Dana Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, printed material, etc…relating to the life and work of John Cotton Dana; to his interests in libraries, museums, fine printing, and education; and particularly to his work at the Newark Public Library and the Newark Museum.

Dates: 1846 - 2019

Librariana

 Collection
Identifier: Librariana
Abstract

The records of the Newark Public Library, known as Librariana, include manuscript and printed materials, photographs and graphics, and other materials. The bulk of it covers the years from its founding in 1889 to the present. It is arranged alphabetically for the most part.

Dates: 1846 - 2019

Richard C. Jenkinson Information Files

 Collection
Identifier: MG RCJ1
Abstract

The collection consists of articles, printing samples, announcements of publications, printing specimens, etc. of various fine presses, printers and various subjects tied into the history of printing.

Dates: Majority of material found in ca. 1800 - present