[Marshall McLuhan Library Collection]
imprint
[Various locations: various publishers, 1698-1984]
description
6000 v + 20 boxes textual material (3 metres)
format(s)
Book
More Details
imprint
[Various locations: various publishers, 1698-1984]
restrictions
Folders of added material may only be viewed one at a time.
general note
Title supplied by the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library.
local note
A majority of volumes are annotated, predominantly, by Marshall McLuhan. Many presentation copies inscribed by their authors, including R. Buckminster Fuller, Ashley Montegu, Wyndham Lewis, and Claude Bissell. Laid-in materials include published and unpublished manuscript material, correspondence, clippings, and various items of ephemera.
abstract
Collection consists of approximately 6000 books, journals and pamphlets that comprise the working library of Herbert Marshall McLuhan. The library reflects McLuhan’s diverse personal and academic interests, from Catholicism to the environment, from communications theory to James Joyce. The collection also includes the many notes, bookmarks, items of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other documents laid into the books by McLuhan. These have been removed, indexed, and housed separately.
catalogue key
9127639
indexes/finding aids
Separate finding aids for the Marshall McLuhan Library Collection, and for the Marshall McLuhan Library Collection, Added Material List, are available online.
The finding aid for the Marshall McLuhan Library Collection is organized alphabetically by author. The finding aid for the Marshall McLuhan Library Collection, Added Material is organized numerically by folder number.
 
Purchase; Eric McLuhan; 2012.

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