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Henry Evelyn Bliss papers, 1904-1951 

Bliss, Henry Evelyn, 1870-1955
Phys. Desc: 
2.5 linear feet (2.5 linear feet 4 boxes 3 scrapbooks)
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Biographical Note

Librarian of the College of the City of New York.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with many librarians and editors about the Bliss classification system and Bliss' writings, a part of his "Autobiographical record" photographs and printed pamphlets, and articles by Bliss and others. There are also fifteen notebooks compiled by Joseph L. Harrison which contain brief annotated national bibliographies. Three scrapbooks contain correspondence, articles, and memorabilia.