Main content

John Chapman letters


Held at: University of Delaware Library Special Collections [Contact Us]181 South College Avenue, Newark, DE 19717-5267

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the University of Delaware Library Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Two autograph letters written and signed by John Chapman to an unknown person, regarding book orders from his firm, dated May 13, 1852, and May 21, 1852. The May 21 letter is tipped to the front of "A List of Mr. Chapman's Publications [July 1852]." A second pamphlet, a reprint of a letter by Chapman to "The Athenaeum" entitled

The Bookselling System is also enclosed.

Box 3, F0037: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Purchase, 1984

Processed and encoded by George Apodaca, April 2016.

University of Delaware Library Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2016 April 15
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

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, University of Delaware Library,

Collection Inventory

John Chapman letters, 1852 May 13-1852 May 21.
Box 3 Folder F0037

Print, Suggest