Melville, Herman, 1819-1891
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Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection highlights the life and work of a book-collector and contains reviews, letters, and articles collected over the years as Mr. Akin sought out and acquired desired works. The non-monographic portion of the collection measures over seven (7) linear feet, while monographs number over 4,000, with a special emphases upon British literature, including Lewis Carroll, James Boswell, Samuel Johnson, and John Bunyan, and Americana, including a first British printing of Lewis and Clark's...
Dates: Created: 1921-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1976; Other: Date acquired: 1968