Guide to the Collection
British bookplates collected by Charles R. Crane.
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.
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
Motto: Benigno numine.
Motto: Facta non verba.
Motto: Ne vile velis.
Motto: Nec temere nec timide.
Motto: Respicit Aeque.
Motto: Spe firmus.
Charles R. Crane bookplate collection, Massachusetts Historical Society.
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.