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Lawrence J. McCrank collection

 Collection 0053-LIT

Lawrence McCrank was a professor at the College of Library and Information Services at the University of Maryland from 1976 to 1981. The McCrank papers consist of over sixty volumes of hand produced books bound in paper, vellum, and leather, written in French, Italian, Spanish, and Latin. The collection was used for McCrank's course on the history of the book and is unprocessed.


  • 1556-1931
  • Majority of material found within 1725-1798

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is unprocessed, and may require pre-screening before viewing. Please contact the Archives and Manuscripts Department for more information.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.


4.50 Linear Feet

Guide to the Lawrence J. McCrank collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Finding aid written in English.

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742