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John Howell Books
Literary File, Photography Collection

99 items (2 boxes)

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


Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The John Howell Books Literary File consists of 99 items (98 photographic prints and 1 half-tone brochure), dating from 1915 to 1983, the bulk of which date to the late 1970s and early 1980s. The images are chiefly of Warren Howell, but a few also include his wife Antoinette. Two images (986:0040:0002 and 986:0040:0005) are of Warren痴 father John Howell, the founder of the business. Additional photographs were made at a ceremony honoring Warren Howell痴 career in the antiquarian book trade, and some of these depict former Ransom Center director Decherd Turner. The photographic prints are accompanied by a descriptive list, filed at the beginning of Box 1.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.


Item List

Accession / P No. Description
PH:LF:John Howell Books Box 1 986:0040:0001-0062
PH:LF:John Howell Books Box 2986:0040:0063-0099


Index of Photographers

Californians Inc.--986:0040:0069
Fong, Gary--986:0040:0054-0055
Gabriel Moulin Studios--986:0040:0017
Gilbert, Susan (San Francisco Chronicle)--986:0040:0067
Jones, Proctor--986:0040:0094-0095
Knight, George, 1915-2000--986:0040:0065-0066
Moulin, Gabriel, 1872-1945--986:0040:0001, 986:0040:0004-0007
Peterson, Barney--986:0040:0026
San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle--986:0040:0012-0013, 986:0040:0016, 986:0040:0070
Stanford University. News and Publications Service--986:0040:0021
Telfer, Jerry--986:0040:0014, 986:0040:0071
Vigilante Publications--986:0040:0024


John Howell Books Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 11 February 2008)

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