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Georgia State University Library bookplate: James Walter Mason Collection, ca. 1951

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Type: bookplates | StillImage
Creator: Georgia State University. Library
Title: Georgia State University Library bookplate: James Walter Mason Collection, ca. 1951
Date: 1951
Description: Local identification number: Bookplate1

In 1951, the Library purchased a major collection of books documenting Georgia and Southern literary history from Atlanta businessman and collector, James Walter Mason. Among the more than 2,200 volumes were first editions of the work of Joel Chandler Harris and a complete set of the Southern Literary Messanger. Text of the bookplate reads: "Atlanta Division, University of Georgia, James Walter Mason Collection. Library Use Only." Bookplate bears the seal of the State of Georgia.

Subjects: Library bookplates--Georgia--Atlanta | Book collectors--Georgia--Atlanta | Bookplates | Mason, James Walter, 1874- -- Library | Mason, James Walter, 1874- --In bookplates | Georgia State University. Library | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Online Publisher: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University
Original Material: University Library Records
Rights and Usage: The contents of this item, including all images and texts, are for personal, educational, and non-commercial use only. This item is the property of Georgia State University Library, and any user is asked to acknowledge Georgia State University Library.

Georgia State University Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library, Atlanta, Georgia.

Persistent Link to Item: http://131.96.12.97/cdm/ref/collection/university/id/311

Related Institutions: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Collection Information: Georgia State University Archives