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Our Growing Collections


Bernard gift. Professor Kenneth Bernard (A.M., 1956; Ph.D.,
1962) has donated a group of nineteen volumes of literary works
including several first editions of his plays and stories. Among the
latter is a handsomely printed edition of his Two Stories, issued
on Japanese hand-made paper by The Perishable Press in 1973
with illustrations by Ellen Lanyon; the copy is one of only several
with a special illustration of the second story, "The Queen of

Butcher gift. An additional group of books relating to George
Washington Cable and Adelene Moffat has been received as a gift
from Professor Philip Butcher (Ph.D., 1956). Included among
the sixty-three items are first editions by Cable, Alayne Reid and
William S. Braithwaite, as well as memorabilia of Adelene Moffat.
Of special interest are: two copies of the 1885 edition of Cable's
The Silent South, one of which belonged to George Woodberry
and the other of which is the author's own copy with his holo¬
graph revisions throughout; a set of Braithwaite's Anthology of
Magazine Verse for the years 1913-1929; and a first edition of
Braithwaite's Lyrics of Love and Life, Boston, 1904, the author's
first book and among the most important volumes of poetry pub¬
lished by an American black.

Copeland gift. Professor iMorris A. Copeland, economist and
teacher, and the author of such works as A Study of Moneyflows
in the United States and Trends in Government Financing, has
established a collection of his papers with the gift of approximately
two thousand letters, manuscripts and printed materials. The col¬
lection, which documents Professor Copeland's research on the
coordination of government statistics and the concept of "flow of
funds," contains numerous subject files and manuscripts of his
writings and publications. There are files relating to the Brook-

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