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Guide to the Alexander Anderson Print Collection
1791-1907
  PR 216

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Collection processed by Jenny Gotwals

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on October 31, 2011
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

 
Title: Alexander Anderson Print Collection
Dates: 1791-1907
Abstract: Most of the collection consists of works by Anderson, 1791-1864; there are also some scrapbooks kept by members of Anderson's family with examples of his wood engravings pasted in, engravings by his daughter, Ann Anderson Maverick, and some miscellaneous documentation. Apart from the scrapbooks, the bulk of the collection is wood engravings after scenes by European artists, trade cards, book illustrations, vignette engravings, and medical engravings.
Quantity: 2.6 Linear feet (4 boxes, 1 drawer)
Location note: Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections
Call Phrase: PR 216