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Allen Hazen collection of paper specimens

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9828


  • Creation: 1500-1983


Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


1 collection (2 boxes, 3 card-file boxes, and oversize folders)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from Edith P. Hazen through the American Friends of the University Library, 1983. A ms. inventory of Hazen's collection, by Edith P. Hazen, is item B/5. Some of the items in Edith Hazen's inventory are not, however, identifiable in the collection today.

Related Materials

MS Add.8578, an album of early paper specimens formerly owned by Hazen, was an earlier gift to the Library by Edith Hazen. Items A/2-4 in the present collection must have been acquired by him at the same time as that ms.

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Repository Details

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