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James W. Porter collection

James W. Porter collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: James W. Porter collection
Creator: Porter, James W. (James Watson), 1946-
Inclusive Dates: 1540-2019
Language(s): English
Extent: 6 Linear Feet 4 boxes, 1 oversize box
Collection Number: ms4336
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

This collection contains scientific book sales catalogs, files regarding the appraisal of Dr. Porter's book collection, unbound volumes, ephemera, and a selection of prints, chiefly scientific illustrations featuring coral.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James W. Porter collection, ms4336, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Published materials accompanying the collection are cataloged individually with an associated collection note, and can be found in GIL by searching the title of this collection.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Book collectors -- Georgia.
Engravings (prints)
Marine biology.
Sales catalogs.
Scientific illustrations (images)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Book sales catalogs
2Book sales catalogs
2Library appraisal files
3Artifacts and ephemera
4Three Cruises of the United States and Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer Blake, vol. 1, 2 - Alexander Agassiz - unbound, 1888
1Illustration prints - bound, mounted, loose