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T. J. (Thomas James) Cobden-Sanderson, 1840-1922
Literary File, Photography Collection

42 items

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Susan McClellan and Mary Foster, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None


Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The T. J. Cobden-Sanderson Literary File consists of 42 photographs, most of which depict an exhibition of Cobden-Sanderson book designs, bindings, and typography held at the Little Museum of La Miniatura in 1933. There is also a portrait of Cobden-Sanderson. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*Items are located at PH:LF:Cobden-Sanderson, T. J.


Item List

Container                                               Accession / P No.      Description
*P2-P18 Photographs of an exhibition of Cobden-Sanderson book designs, bindings, and typography held at the Little Museum of La Miniatura (P2-P17 are duplicates of prints in the album).
* P19Photograph of a binding for Unto This Last with the name Stella Gabrielle (Cobden-Sanderson's daughter?) on the front cover and the date 19 March 1886 on the back cover.
* P20A-P20BPhotographs of pages with handwritten presentations from Cobden-Sanderson to his daughter, Stella.
*P21 Photograph of a binding for Unto This Last, 1884.
*P22 Portrait of Cobden-Sanderson.
* 980:0123:0001-00022 Chicago cityscapes: the "Meadow" (980:0123:0001), and the Illinois Central Railroad Station (980:0123:0002).
PH:LF Albums:Cobden-Sanderson, T. J. [was P1]Red leather album containing18 photographic prints of an exhibition of Cobden-Sanderson book designs, bindings, and typography; printed on cover: "Photographs / by Albert Hiller / of the / Cobden-Sanderson Exhibition / at / Miniatura Pasadena / California / 1933;" handwritten descriptions on versos of some leaves.


Index of Photographers

Bellows, W., photographer--P1
Fintak, Victor T.--980:0123:0002
Hiller, Albert, photographer--P1-P18
Martin, W. Albert--P19, P20A-P20B, P21


T. J. (Thomas James) Cobden-Sanderson Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 10 July 2007)

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