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Jennings Wood collection of Confederate imprints

 Collection
Identifier: MS2127

Collection Scope and Content

The collection consists of 328 Confederate imprints, most are pamphlet size or smaller. They cover a wide range of topics, but focus mostly on government and public records and laws. All are listed in "Confederate imprints", by M.L. Crandall (E483.C72). This collection is not a complete set; the Special Collections copy of the Crandall book is annotated to indicate which documents are in this collection. Please note: the original imprint numbers are used as item numbers, therefore the numbers are not in sequential numerical order.

Dates

  • 1862-1865

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Restrictions on Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Historical or Biographical Note

Jennings Wood, a rare book dealer, donated the collection of Confederate imprints to the library in 1980.

Extent

2 Linear Feet

Language

English

Abstract

Collection consists of 328 Confederate imprints, most are pamphlet size or smaller. They cover a wide range of topics, but focus mostly on government and public records and laws. All are listed in "Confederate imprints", by M.L. Crandall (E483.C72). This collection is not a complete set.

Acquisition Information

Jennings Wood, a rare book dealer, donated the collection of Confederate imprints to the library in 1980.
Title
Guide to the Jennings Wood collection of Confederate imprints, 1862-1865
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2006
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

Contact:
2130 H Street NW
Washington 20052 United States of America