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Sotheby's catalog collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 669

Scope and Contents

The Sotheby's catalogs collection consists of a non-comprehensive run of catalogs. Valued for the rich images and descriptions of rare materials at auction, the catalogs have been a valuable resource for building MSU Special Collections.

Dates

  • 1928 - 2000

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

The material is stored off site. Please request 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the authors of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. For photocopy and duplication requests, please contact MSU Libraries Special Collections.

Extent

approximately 33.75 Linear Feet (135 boxes)

Arrangement

Chronological

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was incrementally acquired by MSU Special Collections.

Separated Materials

Some catalogs may have been separated and individually cataloged.

Processing Information

Lydia Tang and Nora Sleasman processed this collection in 2019.
Title
Finding Aid for the Sotheby's catalog collection
Status
Completed
Author
Lydia Tang
Date
2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing MI 48824 USA
517.884.6471