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Kraus, Joe Walker, 1917-2010
Joe Walker Kraus Collection
Manuscripts Division
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4 boxes and 1.5 linear feet
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ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-4


Joe Walker Kraus was an American librarian. His collection includes working papers for two publishers and bibliographies of books they published, some working papers, and some correspondence.

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of Kraus's working papers for histories of two American publishers, including bibliographies of the books they published: A History of Way & Williams (1984) and Messrs. Copeland & Day (1979). The collection contains the author's notes, typescripts, photographs, annotated proofs, printer's notes, and some correspondence.

Collection Creator Biography:

Kraus, Joe Walker, 1917-2010

Kraus was an American librarian and author of Messrs. Copeland & Day (Philadelphia: George S. MacManus, 1979) and A History of Way & Williams (Philadelphia: George S. MacManus, 1984)

Collection History


Gift of Paul M. Ingersoll '50.


No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Joe Walker Kraus Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-4