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George E. Pettengill bookplate collection (M330)

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Title:
George E. Pettengill bookplate collection
Creator - Collector:
Pettengill, George E., (George Ewald), 1913
ID:
M330
Date:
Undated
Extent:
500.0 items
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
Bowdoin College Library bookplates and a variety of other institutional, personal and armorial plates, including those associated with Carlyle Baer, Elmer Adler, John Calvin Stevens, George Bancroft, and Richard Morris Hunt.
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George E. Pettengill (Bowdoin College Class of 1933) donated his collection of bookplates (ca. 500 items) to Bowdoin College in 2003. Pettengill was the grandson of Bowdoin College Librarian George T. Little, who was himself a bookplate collector.

Pettengill's collection includes many Bowdoin College Library bookplates and a variety of other institutional, personal and armorial plates, including those associated with Carlyle Baer, Elmer Adler, John Calvin Stevens, George Bancroft, and Richard Morris Hunt. Designers include Rockwell Kent, D.B. Upkike, Fred Anthoensen, and J. Winfred Spenceley, among others.

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