PCL MS 204 Peter Haack Collection
|Title||PCL MS 204 Peter Haack Collection|
The Peter Haack Collection consists of approximately 0.8 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by Peter Haack in 1994. This collection is unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the BPCL reference email. The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection.
|Biographical Sketch||Peter Haack is a bookseller in the Boston area. He accumulated the materials in this collection while researching the history of Anchor Books.|
|Scope and Content||The collection includes bibliographic materials related to the publishing output of Anchor Books. Lists that illustrate book numbers, titles, authors, and illustrators are included. Also included are correspondence materials related to an attempt to write a history of Anchor Books.|
A card file provides the most detailed information on each volume published by Anchor Books.
|Inventory||An inventory has not yet been completed for this collection.|
Box 1: Manuscript materials including correspondence, research materials, and articles by Pyke Johnson Jr. related to the paperback trade.
Boxes 2 and 3: Index card research files related to the published output of Anchor Books.
|Transfers||Peter Haack donated more than 1,500 volumes published by Anchor Books to the Browne Popular Culture Library concurrent with this collection. Those items may be found in the library's catalog.|