Category Archives: book collecting

15 May 1855: Walt Whitman registers for copyright and American poetry is forever changed.

On 15 May 1855, Walter Whitman deposited Leaves of Grass for copyright in the Clerk’s office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York, and the volume was announced for sale by Fowler … Continue reading

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Call for Entries: Student Book Collecting Contest, 2014

 Call for Entries: University Libraries Student Book Collecting Contest, 2014 Submission deadline: May 1, 2014   Entries are invited from students currently enrolled at the University of South Carolina (all campuses) for the University Libraries Student Book Collecting Award, carrying … Continue reading

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Call for Entries: Student Book Collecting Contest, 2013

University Libraries Student Book Collecting Contest, 2013 Submission deadline: April 1, 2013      Entries are invited from students currently enrolled at the University of South Carolina (all campuses) for the University Libraries Student Book Collecting Award, carrying a first prize … Continue reading

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