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George Sims papers

Identifier: MS-723

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The papers of George Sims include correspondence between Sims and book sellers, curators, literary agents and publishers, invoices and receipts for book purchases, prospectuses, dust jackets, clippings, catalogues, bulletins and ephemera as well as notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts, drafts and proofs. The material documents his business as a rare book dealer and writer of mystery novels. The collection is primarily arranged by novel in order of publication.


  • 1938 - 1997


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


10.75 linear ft. (14 boxes)

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Additional Description


George Sims (1923-1999), author and book seller. Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks, dust jackets, catalogues, bulletins, proofs, invoices and receipts as well as clippings and ephemera related to his business as a rare book dealer ,and the publications of his mystery novels.

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MS-637 G.F. Sims Correspondence

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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