Skip to main content

A. Metcalfe Letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P705

Overview

On stationery with an illustration (published by A. Metcalfe) of East Retford Railway Station at the head, A. Metcalfe, bookseller, writes a question to an unknown publisher or editor. Metcalfe wants to know if light and shade shown by pencil or ink is considered to be a drawing or painting.

Dates

  • April 16, 1850

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

1 folder (1 leaf)

Physical Location

MS P705

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Maggs Bros Rare Books, June 27, 1966

Processing Information

Former SC temporary call number: MS (Box) 38:55

Former temporary collection name: Collection of 19th c. letters: Miscellaneous group of mainly English letters: mostly 19th c, some 20th c, a few 18th c.

Creator

Title
Guide to the A. Metcalfe Letter
Subtitle
A. Metcalfe Letter. Retford, [Nottinghamshire, England].
Author
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2008. Finding aid encoded by mab, 2008.
Date
2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in<language encodinganalog="language">English</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/1228668958
Preferred citation
Metcalfe, A, A. Metcalfe Letter. Department of Special Collections, MS P705, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

Contact:
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States
785-864-4334