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MSS 215 - Paul Veith Collection: Inventory

Paul Veith COLLECTION

(Mss 215)

Inventory

Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

October 1997

 

Summary

 

 

Size:                           1 linear foot

 

Geographic

locations:                 New Orleans, La.

 

Inclusive dates:      1891-1957

 

Bulk dates:               1938-1954

 

Summary:                 Business records and personal papers of Paul Fredrick Veith (1907-1954), New Orleans rare book dealer, and his widow, Mary M. Veith.

 

Source:                     Gift, 1989

 

Access:                     No restrictions

 

Copyright:                Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.

 

Citation:                    Paul Veith Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans

Series, Subseries, and Descriptions

 

Series I.         Correspondence; [n.d.], 1891, 1941-1946, 1948, 1951-1955. 

                        Mainly concerned with Veith's book business but also including personal and family matters.

 

Series II.        Book Catalogues

 

                        Subseries I.1:          Issued by Paul and/or Mary Veith; ca. 1938 - Spring 1955, undated fragments.

 

                        Subseries I.2:          Issued by dealers other than Veith; [n.d.], 1952.

 

Series III.       Business miscellany

 

Series IV.      Historical memorabilia

                        Remnants of Veith's stock of historical memorabilia

                       

Series V.       Personal miscellany relating to Paul and Mary Veith and family; ca. 1928 - 1957

 

Series VI.      Photographs

 

Series VII.     Subject files created by Paul and/or Mary Veith

Container List

 

Series I.  Correspondence; [n.d.], 1891, 1941-1946, 1948, 1951-1955. 

            Mainly concerned with Veith's book business but also including personal and family matters.  See also Subject files created by Paul and/or Mary Veith.

 

215-1              [n.d.], 1891, 1941 - December 30, 1953

 

215-2              January 1954 - November 10, 1955

 

 

Series II.  Book catalogues

 

            Subseries 1: Issued by Paul and/or Mary Veith, ca. 1938 - Spring, 1955; undated fragments.

 

215-3              ca. 1938 - December 1949

 

215-4              December 1951 - December 1952

 

215-5              January - December 1953

 

215-7              February 1954 - Spring 1955

 

215-8              undated fragments

 

            Subseries 2: Issued by dealers other than Veith, n.d., 1952.

 

215-6              n.d., 1952

 

 

Series III.  Business miscellany

 

215-13            Certificate of Registry for publishing company

 

                        Business cards

 

                        Typescript entries for books offered for sale

 

                        Uncashed bank check

 

                        The Journal of the Methodist Library, Inc., vol. 1, no. 1 and vol. 2, no. 1), ca. 1939-1954.

 

Series IV.  Historical memorabilia

            Remnants of Veith's stock of historical memorabilia

 

215-16                  Including a lithographic portrait by Jules Lion, 1840;

                              Constitution of the New Orleans Seamen's Friend Society, January 11, 1844

                              Nineteenth century New Orleans handbills for dental services

                              Letterheads with illustrations of New Orleans buildings, ca. 1840s

                              Early nineteenth century print view of Cincinnati

                              Certificate of Membership in the Independent Perseverance Fire Company No. 2 of Natchitoches, n.d.

 

 

Series V.  Personal miscellany relating to Paul and Mary Veith and family, ca. 1928 - 1957

 

215-14            Newspaper clippings

                        Typescript essay and article reprints with author's dedications to Veith

                        School miscellany and report cards

                        Receipts

                        Pamphlet on Pere Antoine by Veith

 

 

Series VI.  Photographs

 

215-15            Modern black and white prints mainly of Veith family and friends

                        Bookshelves with Veith inventory;

                        Paintings of historically significant subjects

 

 

Series VII.  Subject files created by Paul and/or Mary Veith

 

215-9                    Veith catalogue No. 87 (May, 1954), with related correspondence and purchase orders (May 20 - August 3, 1954), and photocopies of notations on original folder containing file.

 

215-10                  Veith Catalogue No. 88 (Midsummer, 1954), with related correspondence and purchase orders (July 30, 1954 - January 15, 1955), and photocopies of notations on original folder containing file.

 

215-11                  Veith Catalogue No. 89 (September, 1954), with related correspondence and purchase orders (September 7 - November 3, 1954), and photocopies of notations on original folder containing file. 

 

215-12                  Veith Catalogue No. 91 (Spring, 1955), with related correspondence and purchase orders (May 9 - November 9, 1955).

Index Terms

 

Booksellers and bookselling—Louisiana

Rare books—Louisiana

Veith, Mary

Veith, Paul