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Guide to the Alexander Anderson Print Collection
 PR 216

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 17, 2022
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Anderson, Alexander, 1775-1870
Title: Alexander Anderson Print Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 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: Materials in this collection may be stored offsite. For more information on making arrangements to consult them, please visit
Language: This collection is primarily visual. Any text is likely to be in English or another European language.
Call Phrase: PR 216