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Allen Ahearn print collection on jazz and blues

 Collection 0371-SCPA-AHEARN
Print collection on jazz and blues of 193 first editions or first printings from 1942-1990 with original dust jackets

Dates

  • Publication: 1942 - 1990

Conditions Governing Use

The books from the Allen Ahearn print collection on jazz and blues do not circulate and may only be viewed in the Lowens Room at the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library.

Extent

193 Items

Historical Note

Allen Ahearn is an author, collector, and bookseller. A 1960 graduate of the University of Maryland, Ahearn established Quill & Brush in 1976 with his late wife, Patricia. Quill & Brush "specializes in first editions of literature, mystery/detective fiction and poetry, as well as collectible books in all fields." With Patricia, he co-authored "Book Collecting: A Comprehensive Guide" and "Book Collecting 2000."

Arrangement

This collection is presented here in alphabetical order. The books are cataloged and can be found organized by call number in the Lowens Room at the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library.

Custodial History

Gift of Edward Allen Ahearn, February 8, 2019.
Status
Completed
Author
John Davis and Emma Hammond
Date
March 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Library Details

Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

Contact:
University of Maryland Libraries
8270 Alumni Drive
College Park MD 20742 United States