Book collectors -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 27
Abstract John Henry Hauberg was a businessman, philanthropist, civic organizer, researcher, and photographer active in Rock Island and the Quad Cities area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Hauberg and his wife, Susanne Denkmann Hauberg, were very active in the Quad Cities community, serving on many advisory boards and organizing dozens of philanthropic initiatives. Hauberg was also an avid photographer, capturing some 100,000 photographs over the course of his life. The John Henry Hauberg...
Dates: 1773-1998 and undated; (bulk 1857-1955)
Identifier: MSS 136
Abstract Joseph Benjamin Oakleaf (1858-1930) was a lawyer and book collector from Moline, Illinois. He was known for the historical collections he accumulated, including one of the world's largest collections of material related to Abraham Lincoln. In addition to Lincolniana, Oakleaf also collected autographs and editions of Frithiof's Saga. The Joseph Benjamin Oakleaf collection, 1564-2009 and undated (bulk 1900-2009), includes records of Oakleaf's book and autograph collecting activities, including...
Dates: 1564-2009 and undated; Majority of material found within 1900-2009