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Smith College. Mortimer Rare Book Room.


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Books Illustrated symposium on Ruth Mortimer collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00299
Abstract A collection of items related to a symposium, sponsored by the Friends of the Smith College Libraries, celebrating the work of Ruth Mortimer (1931-1994), who was curator of rare books at Smith College (1975-1994). The symposium, April 12-13, 1996, had speakers who were former colleagues and friends of Mortimer. The proceedings of the symposium were published in a book edited by Michèle V. Cloonan, published by Smith College, 1997. The collection includes correspondence, advertisements,...
Dates of Materials: 1996

Mortimer Rare Book Room dedication collection

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00298

A collection of items related to the dedication of the Rare Book Room, Smith College Libraries, Northampton, Mass., Apr. 23, 1994, in honor of Ruth Mortimer (1931-1994) who served as the curator of rare books (1975-1994).

Dates of Materials: 1994

Ruth Mortimer papers

Identifier: CA-MS-01177

This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Ruth Mortimer, a Smith College Alumnae (class of 1953) and a rare book librarian in the Smith College Library from 1975 to her death in 1994. Of particular note, the collection includes Mortimer's writings, her long correspondence with Mary Ellen Chase and playwright Maggie Edson, and papers relating to her work with the Friends of the Smith College Library.

Dates of Materials: 1400 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1994

Additional filters:

Artists' books -- United States 1
Book collectors -- Massachusetts -- Northampton 1
Books -- Conservation and restoration 1
Frankenstein's monster (Fictitious character) -- Drama 1
Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character) -- Drama 1