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Honorable Cordwainers' Company Guild Library, Undated

Identifier: D-2005-001

Content Description

The Guild has a library of materials dedicated to documenting and educating about the history and practices of the shoe and bootmaking trade. These titles are available to guild members and to the general public.
The H.C.C. Guild Library consists of several parts: the library collections, the reprint library, and the papers. The principle library is a small collection of antique and modern technical works and periodicals on shoemaking and related subjects, as well as several collections of papers. The Reprint Library holds copies of many historical works that can be copied for researchers. Finally there are the papers of researchers. The library is growing, mostly through donations although some purchases are made as need arises.


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This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the Honorable Cordwainers' Company, and is held by The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Any unpublished manuscripts are under copyright to their authors. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the Company and the copyright holder. Photocopied materials cannot be reproduced as long as they are under copyright.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The main library was deposited with TU in 2005. The Mary Garbin papers arrived a year or so later. The Marc Carlson papers have been accruing for over a decade. The Reprint Library was deposited in 2017.



Honorable Cordwainers' Company Guild Library, Undated
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
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Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
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