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George T. McWhorter correspondence and Rare Books administrative records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2019_198
Content Description Records consist primarily of the correspondence of Curator of Rare Books and Edgar Rice Burroughs (ERB) scholar George T. McWhorter. As curator of the Burroughs Memorial Collection, the materials focus on topics related to ERB and contain some records of the Burroughs Bibliophiles. The Burroughs Bibliophiles is a nonprofit literary society that was founded to foster ERB's works and creations. The group publishes a quarterly journal, "The Burroughs Bulletin," of which McWhorter was for a time...
Dates: 1972-2016

Rare books collection at Kornhauser Health Sciences Library

 Collection
Identifier: KORN001
Scope and Contents Along with the Louisville Medical Institute portion of the collection are the Caldwell, Gardner, and Keeney collections. Emmet Field Horine, M.D., willed two collections from his vast personal library to the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library. These include publications by and about Charles Caldwell, M.D., and books and journals on phrenology, Mesmerism, animal magnetism, the water cure, and hypnotism. The Caldwell collection has over two hundred cataloged volumes. The principal focus of the...
Dates: 17th-20th century