Found 4 collections related to Booksellers and bookselling

Busch, Wilhelm, b. 1874
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 440
1 linear foot (1 box, 1 package)
Wilhelm Busch (b. 1874) was a librarian at the New York Public Library from 1923 to 1939. Busch's diaries, largely in German, date both before and after his emigration to the United States from Germany. Entries record his daily life and career in... more
Sabine family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2659
13 linear feet (23 boxes, 18 v.)
Joseph Sabin (1821-1881), Joseph F. Sabin (1846-1926) and J. Percy Sabin (1872-1934) were the principal proprietors of the family firm of book, autograph and print dealers doing business in the U.S. and England from 1842 to 1934. Joseph Sabin... more
Watson, Jeannette (Bookstore owner)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17777
7.89 linear feet (13 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversize folder); 216 computer files; 53.89 Megabytes
Jeannette Watson owned two independent bookstores on Manhattan's Upper East Side, most notably Books & Co., a literary mainstay from 1977 until its closure in 1997. The Jeannette Watson papers (1977-2011) document her time as a bookseller and... more
Books & Co.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4804
Personal correspondence between Watson and friends and authors; business correspondence and records; and audio and videocassette recordings of readings at the bookstore and records documenting the events held there and the relationships between... more