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Merrill, William Stetson



  • Existence: 1866-

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence between Charles A. Cutter and William Stetson Merrill on expansive classification

Identifier: VAULT-Case-MS folio Z 68 .21

Librarian at Harvard and the Boston Athenaeum, and author of the Expansive Classification system for library collections. Includes correspondence with William Stetson Merrill (Newberry Library Accessions Department) regarding the Cutter classification system for the Newberry's collections.

Dates: 1895-1902

Series 02: William Stetson Merrill papers, 1888-1959, bulk: 1888-1918

Identifier: NL Archives 12/15/02
Scope and Contents Primarily correspondence, memoranda, reports, and notes regarding Merrill's professional responsibilities (1888-1918). Also family and personal correspondence (1888-1911). Chronological files (1888 1912) contain correspondence on Newberry affairs, Chicago library activities (e.g., Chicago Library Club, Bibliographical Society of Chicago), classification, ALA issues, the Centre for University Extension, Catholicism, and family matters. After 1911, Merrill maintained a subject file which...
Dates: 1888-1959; Majority of material found within 1888-1918

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