Guide to the Papers of Allerton C. Hickmott, circa 1870 - 1988Manuscript MS-1148

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Series 1, Personal Papers, circa 1870-1988

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Box: 1, Dates: 1921-1983

Five photo albums with personal photos; a book of drawings and poetry by Madelyn and Allerton Hickmott; a March 1925 and September 1925 edition of "The Congener"; and papers from a 1940 "500th Anniversary of Printing" event, including a program and the history of printing.

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Box: 2, Dates: 1924-1988

Three photo albums with personal photos; two leather-bound notebooks with handwritten notes regarding A.C. Hickmott's literature collections; leather-bound notebook with a few notes and news articles; April 1966 copy of the Trinity College Library Gazette; 1977 telescopic view of the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II; 1988 program for "Notable Gifts to the Watkinson Library" at Trinity College; folder containing the following: loose photo of Connecticut General Insurance Company meeting in December 1953, Connecticut state bank notes, portions of the book "Fabric of Dreams" copyrighted by Hickmott in 1925; folder containing the following: loose photos of the 1958 honorary degree recipients at Trinity College, a photo of the Sebastian Erard harp and a letter from Bergdorf Goodman concerning the harp; framed deed written in Latin from April 1, 1622; illustrated copy of "Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" made in 1924.

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Box: 3, Dates: 1910-1973

Six copies of Mr. Hickmott's "This Ivory Pale"; leather notebook containing letters and cards from Mr. Hickmott to Mrs. Hickmott and other mementos; envelopes of book bills from 1937 to 1967; typed inventories of the Hickmott's book collection; various books and pamphlets, correspondence, and cards.

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Box: 4, Dates: 1939-1970

1939 Ancestral Register of Allerton C. Hickmott; 1946 manuscript by W.J. Hickmott Jr.; five copies of "This Ivory Pale"; two bound copies of "The Fabric of Dreams"; "Fabric of Dreams" manuscript; April 1966 copy of the Trinity College Gazette; bound copy of "The Journal of William Stebbins."

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Box: 5, Dates: circa 1870-1979

Correspondence, a news release, pamphlet, and photos regarding the donation of the Hickmott Shakespearean collection to the Dartmouth College Library; correspondence and papers regarding the donation of the Ashendene Press Collection to Trinity College; list of books purchased by Mrs. Hickmott at the Seven Gables Bookshop from 1946 to 1974; 1977 appraisal of Mr. Hickmott's book collection; two leather-bound books of poems and illustrations by Mrs. Hickmott; the picture book "Hearts"; eleven photo albums which document events from the late 1800s to the 1920s.

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Box: 6, Dates: 1895-1987

One photo album dated 1895-1917; correspondence regarding book collection donations to Dartmouth College, Trinity College, the Seven Gables Book Shop, and more; copy of a 1780 letter from David Humphrys to Nathanael Green; various publications on printing history, a new font type, and the history of paper; short books on railroad history; two copies of the "Apollo" circa 1974; copy of "Fabric of Dreams;" medal commemorating the 200th Anniversary of Dartmouth College; small leather-bound notebook; programs and papers from the Columbia Club; and various other papers.

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