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Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952



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A.S.W. Rosenbach collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P21, Folder: P-748
Identifier: P-748
Abstract The collection consists of 8 items relating to A.S.W. Rosenbach's work as a collector and dealer of rare books and manuscripts, and in managing the Rosenbach Company with his brother, an art and antique dealer.

Contains a 1913 catalog of an exhibition organized for the Association of American Etchers, a reprint from Rosenbach's 1927 book "Books and Bidders", and an exhibit of the Free Library of Philadelphia on the history of the Republican Party in celebration of the 1936 Republican National Convention, which featured items from Rosenbach's collection. Also contains programs from a 1935 meeting of the Shakespeare Association of America at which Rosenbach presided, and a program from a 1947 event at the Free Library of Philadelphia in recognition of Rosenbach's presentation of a collection on early American children's literature. A brochure from the current Rosenbach Foundation Museum in Philadelphia is also included.
Dates: 1876-1952