Albert George Dew-Smith: Library Catalogue

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Catalogue by A.G. Dew-Smith of his library, 298 folios. Many leaves are blank, apparently to allow for the insertion of fresh entries. Fos ir - xlix contain an alphabetical index of the books catalogued. The actual descriptive catalogue begins on fo. 1. The arrangement of entries is neither chronological nor alphabetical.

Administrative / Biographical History

Albert George Dew-Smith (1848-1903), bibliophile and photographer.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Bequeathed by Francis Jenkinson, 1923.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.

Custodial History

The catalogue was acquired by Francis Jenkinson, probably in 1903 on the death of A.G. Dew-Smith.