COLLECTION GUIDES

ca. 1830-1880

Guide to the Collection


Collection Summary

Abstract

British bookplates collected by Charles R. Crane.

Collection Description

Collection of English, Irish, and Scottish bookplates amassed by Charles R. Crane. The majority of the bookplates are for individuals and feature engraved coats of arms by unidentified engravers. There are a few corporate bookplates in the collection, among them, plates from the University of Durham and a presentation plate from a Glasgow grammar school.

Acquisition Information

Bequest of Anna L. Roth, August 1981.

Arrangement of the Collection

This collection is arranged alphabetically. Personal and institutional bookplates are interfiled.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1Folder 1
A. D. Club.
Box 1Folder 2
Ainslee, Charles.
Box 1Folder 3
Arthur, Rawson Ashwell.
Box 1Folder 4
Atchison, D. G.
Box 1Folder 5
Baldwin, John.
Box 1Folder 6
Barger, B. Franklin.
Box 1Folder 7
Barnwell, Edward Lowry.
Box 1Folder 8
Battell, William.
Box 1Folder 9
Briscoe, Featherstonehough.
Box 1Folder 10
Brooke of Houghton Hall.4 copies.
Box 1Folder 11
Brown, Thomas.
Box 1Folder 12
Bruce, John.
Box 1Folder 13
Buchanan, Alexander.
Box 1Folder 14
Buchanan, W. T.
Box 1Folder 15
Buckle, Henry Thomas.
Box 1Folder 16
Bush, Henry.
Box 1Folder 17
Channell, William Fry.4 copies.
Box 1Folder 18
Cheape, John.
Box 1Folder 19
Collier, Charles.
Box 1Folder 20
Collins, Henry.
Box 1Folder 21
Collis, J. D.
Box 1Folder 22
Cotterill, J. & W.2 copies
Box 1Folder 23
Crawford, William Horatio.
Box 1Folder 24
Currer, Frances Mary Richardson.
Box 1Folder 25
Dansey, William.
Box 1Folder 26
Dawes, J. K.
Box 1Folder 27
deGrey & Ripon.
Box 1Folder 28
Dempster, George.
Box 1Folder 29
Diamond, Hugh W.
Box 1Folder 30
Dobbs, Robert Conway.
Box 1Folder 31
Durham, University of.
Box 1Folder 32
E., I.
Box 1Folder 33
Eames, James A.
Box 1Folder 34
Ellis, R. R. W.
Box 1Folder 35
Elwes, R. C.
Box 1Folder 36
Ezekiel, S. D.
Box 1Folder 37
F.2 copies.
Box 1Folder 38
Foss, John.
Box 1Folder 39
French, George.
Box 1Folder 40
Gage, Thomas.
Box 1Folder 41
Glasgow grammar school presentation plate.
Box 1Folder 42
Gordon, William.
Box 1Folder 43
Granville, Earl.3 copies.
Box 1Folder 44
Harvey, Daniel Whittle.
Box 1Folder 45
Hatch, James.
Box 1Folder 46
Hayward, William Webb.
Box 1Folder 47
Heathcote of Hursley.
Box 1Folder 48
Hodgson, Frederick.
Box 1Folder 49
Hutton, Thomas.2 copies.
Box 1Folder 50
Iliff, Frederick.
Box 1Folder 51
Jebb, John.
Box 1Folder 52
Joynt, Christopher.
Box 1Folder 53
Lee, William.
Box 1Folder 54
Leslie, James.
Box 1Folder 55
Lewis, John.
Box 1Folder 56
Leycester, William Wrixon.2 copies.
Box 1Folder 57
Libby, William Samuel.
Box 1Folder 58
Longman, William.
Box 1Folder 59
Mackenzie, L. Johannis Whitefoord.2 copies.
Box 1Folder 60
Mackinnon, James M.
Box 1Folder 61
McGrigor, Alexander.
Box 1Folder 62
Methold, Henry.
Box 1Folder 63
Miller, W.
Box 1Folder 64
Monypenny, Alexander.2 copies.
Box 1Folder 65
Morgan, Fortescue J.
Box 1Folder 66
Morson, Walter R.
Box 1Folder 67
Mundy, M.
Box 1Folder 68
Munster, Earl of.
Box 1Folder 69
Naylor, Henry.
Box 1Folder 70
Ormerod, George.
Box 1Folder 71
Phillips, George.2 copies.
Box 1Folder 72
Porcher, Henry.2 copies.
Box 1Folder 73
Prideaux, George.
Box 1Folder 74
Rathbone, Theodore W.3 copies.
Box 1Folder 75
Robinson, Hercules.
Box 1Folder 76
Rossall, Richard.
Box 1Folder 77
Rowland, George T.
Box 1Folder 78
Rylands, Peter.4 copies.
Box 1Folder 79
S., L. S.2 copies.
Box 1Folder 80
Sandford, D. R.
Box 1Folder 81
Sandilands, William.
Box 1Folder 82
Sandwith, Mr.
Box 1Folder 83
Shapter, William Rundle.2 copies.
Box 1Folder 84
Smith, Drummond.
Box 1Folder 85
Southby, Thomas Hayward.
Box 1Folder 86
Spender, John Kent.
Box 1Folder 87
Subscription Library, King's Cliff, Scarborough.
Box 1Folder 88
Sykes, William Henry.
Box 1Folder 89
Tasker, Joseph.
Box 1Folder 90
Tennant, William.
Box 1Folder 91
Thorald, Edward Serle.
Box 1Folder 92
Unidentified.

Motto: Benigno numine.

Box 1Folder 93
Unidentified.

Motto: Facta non verba.

Box 1Folder 94
Unidentified.

Motto: Ne vile velis.

Box 1Folder 95
Unidentified.

Motto: Nec temere nec timide.

2 copies.

Box 1Folder 96
Unidentified.

Motto: Respicit Aeque.

Box 1Folder 97
Unidentified.

Motto: Spe firmus.

Box 1Folder 98
Walford, Cornelius.2 copies.
Box 1Folder 99
Wallington, C. A. G.
Box 1Folder 100
Westropp, M. R.4 copies.
Box 1Folder 101
Whitmarsh, W. M.
Box 1Folder 102
Wilde, Edward Arthur.
Box 1Folder 103
Yates, J. St. John.

Preferred Citation

Charles R. Crane bookplate collection, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Crane, Charles R., collector.

Subjects:

Bookplates.
Books and reading--Artifacts.
Coats of arms.