Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00295 - Alan J. Horne Papers

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Alan J. Horne Papers


  • [194-]-1994 (Creation)

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4 boxes and items

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Biographical history

Alan J. Horne is a collector of British illustrated books, a librarian and a writer.

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Gift of Alan J. Horne, 1996-2001

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The collection consists of correspondence with British illustrators relating to Horne's Dictionary of 20th Century British Book Illustrators (1994) and slides of illustrations for the Dictionary. The collection also contains John Buckland Wright's sketches, drawings and working proofs for Jurgen.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form:

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  • English

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