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William Beatty collection on papermaking

Identifier: MSS 1011

Scope and Contents

William Beatty was author of an article "The Handmade Paper of Nepal", published in The Paper Maker Vol. 31, No. 2 (1962). This collection contains drafts of the article and a copy of The Paper Maker; research materials, including photographs of the papermaking process; correspondence, including letters from Dard Hunter (a specialist on paper, papermaking, and printing); paper samples; and other correspondence related to papermaking.


  • Creation: 1947-1967


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library,


0.33 linear foot (1 box)

Metadata Rights Declarations

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, November 2003.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed, which means material has not been organized or housed archivally, and is still in the order and condition in which it was received. This preliminary collection description was created by Jessica Thelen, based on a survey conducted in June 2022.

Finding aid for William Beatty collection on papermaking
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the University of Delaware Library Special Collections Repository

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