Contents and Arrangement

"Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers", 1945

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of a manuscript and correspondence of Hamilton (Princeton Class of 1906). The collection contains the typescript, notes, and proofs of his Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers, 1670-1870 (1950), a catalog of the Sinclair Hamilton Collection of American Illustrated Books, illustrated, for the most part, with woodcuts and engravings, which is housed in the Princeton University Library. There is also correspondence with libraries, museums, bookshops, and dealers concerning the acquisition of books for his collection and its transfer to the library.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and 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:

"Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers"; Sinclair Hamilton Papers, C0439, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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