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Fred A. Rosenstock autograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Autographs, correspondence, portraits, and envelopes. Most of the materials were donated by Fred Rosenstock to Brigham Young University, but some were acquired from different sources. Many of the items were originally gathered by Barton Orville Aylesworth, a biographer and an autograph collector in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Contains autographs, correspondence, portraits, and envelopes. Most of the items were originally gathered by Barton Orville Aylesworth, a biographer and an autograph collector in Fort Collings Colorado. The materials are largely letters and autographs produced by prominent American and British authors, editors, politicians, and other important artistic and historical figures in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. The items relating to the individual creators are being cataloged separately and will be available on the Brigham Young University cataloging data base. BYU special collections created this artificial collection placing the material in alphabetical order.

Dates

  • 1800-1950

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Rosenstock autograph collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

40 boxes (20 linear ft.)

Biographical / Historical

Rosenstock was a manuscript and rare book dealer in Denver, Colorado.

Other Finding Aids

Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/VMSS2.xml

Custodial History

Most if not all of this collection was donated by Fred Rosenstock to Brigham Young University, but some materials were acquired form different sources.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Fred Rosenstock; 1950s--1970s.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Rosenstock autograph collection
Status
under_revision
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 October 7
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States