Collections Not In the General Catalog

The collections listed below may have a handful items with records in the General Catalog. Please consult AAS staff for help identifying and requesting these collections.

 

Book Collections

Religion
Bibles, after 1840
Hymnals, after 1840 - card catalog of all individual titles in reading room
Prayer Books, after 1840
Worcester Churches, after 1840 – list of institutions with uncataloged material after 1840, not individual titles

Institutions
Foreign Government Documents (mostly Canada)
Learned Societies, after 1840– list of learned societies, list of foreign learned societies
Libraries, after 1840 - list of U.S. libraries, list of foreign libraries, list of individual’s libraries
National Institutions, after 1840– list of nation-wide institutions
State & Town Documents, after 1840- list of Massachusetts general institutions with uncataloged material after 1840, not individual titles; list of Massachusetts local institutions with uncataloged material after 1840, not individual titles; list of Worcester local institutions (except churches) with uncataloged material after 1840, not individual titles
U.S. or Federal Documents, after 1830 – individual titles accessible through Checklist of U.S. Public Documents [catalog record] annotated with AAS holdings

Reference
Almanacs, Mexican
Auction Catalogs, after 1840 – list of auction houses
Book Dealers’ Catalogs, after 1840 – list of book dealers
City Directories, after 1840 – card catalog of all titles in reading room
Dictionaries, after 1840
Encyclopedias, after 1840
Railroad Timetables, after 1840 – card catalog of all individual titles in reading room
Yearbooks, after 1840 – card catalog of all individual titles in reading room

Other

Bindings, Leach Collection - photocopy of card catalog of all individual titles
Music Books, after 1840 - card catalog of all individual titles in reading room
Railway Albums, after 1876 – inventory of all railway albums

 

Graphic Arts Collections

Prints
American Portrait Prints
Sidney L. Smith Collection
United States Views
U.S. Historical Views
Worcester Portrait Prints Collection

Photographs
Cartes de Visite
American Portraits
Worcester Portrait Photographs Collections

Ephemera
Broadsides, Book Trade prospectuses, after 1877
Broadsides, British
Broadsides, Charts
Broadsides, Philadelphia Book Trades before 1877
Broadsides, Worcester, after 1870
Forms, after 1800
Labels
Postcards
Sentiment and Calling Cards
Telegraph Forms
Tickets

Other
Architectural Drawings & Plans
Calculators, Calendars, Revolving Almanacs
Cartoons, European Political
Deeds
Diplomas
McLoughlin Bros. Collection
Medals

Newspapers and Periodicals Collections

Amateur Newspapers
Canadian Newspapers
Pre-1783 British Newspapers

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