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The [[Folger Shakespeare Library]] has several different series of [[card catalogs]]. None are currently being added to or maintained, but some contain records for material not (yet) described elsewhere.
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The [[Folger Shakespeare Library]] has several different series of [[card catalogs]]. None are currently being added to or maintained, but some contain records for material not (yet) described elsewhere (see "[[Card catalogs#What can only be found through Folger card catalogs|What can only be found through Folger card catalogs]]").
  
* Main card catalog: books and maps (mostly now in Hamnet)
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Unless otherwise noted, card catalogs listed below are located in the card catalog rooms off the Reading Room. Shelflists for most areas of the collection, not listed below, are located in the Cataloging Office (these sort cards by their call number order, rather than by author, title, or subject).
** Author, title, and subject cards interfiled
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** Chronological: Continental publications before 1700
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==Printed books (includes atlases and maps)==
** Chronological: English publications before 1700
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All cards are located in the main card catalog room (next to the entrance to the Old Reading Room)
** Printer/Publisher: ?? need to check
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** Former owners
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* Author, title, and subject cards interfiled (some not in Hamnet)
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* Chronological, by year:
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**STC period publications
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**Wing period publications
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**English 18th century publications (many not in Hamnet)
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**Continental publications to 1800 (many not in Hamnet)
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*Continental printers to 1800, by name (many not in Hamnet)
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*Continental place of publication to 1800, by city (many not in Hamnet)
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*Former owners:
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**Main file, by name
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**Harmsworth, by STC number
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*Other:
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**Books with manuscript notes (drawer labeled "Former Owners: MSS Notes")
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**Book prices (i.e., handpress era books containing indications of how much was paid for them)
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==Manuscripts==
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All cards except for the Former Owners file and the Manuscript Notes file are in the little room to the left of the main card catalog room.
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*Author, title, and subject cards interfiled  
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*Chronological, by year
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*First lines of poetry:
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**Pre-1700 English (now online, integrated into the [http://firstlines.folger.edu/ Union First Line Index of English Verse 13th-19th Century]<nowiki>)</nowiki>
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** Post-1700 English poetry (now online, integrated into the [http://firstlines.folger.edu/ Union First Line Index of English Verse 13th-19th Century]<nowiki>)</nowiki>
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**Non-English, by language
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*[[De Ricci numbers]]
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*Former owners (''transferred to Folger Archives 2020-08-31'')
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*Printed books with manuscript notes, by author/title of book  (located in the main card catalog room)
  
* Art card catalog (all now in Hamnet)
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==Art==
** Prints: artist, title, and subject interfiled
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All cards except for the STC Illustrations file and the Wing Illustrations File are in the little room to the left of the main card catalog room.
** Photographs: by subject
 
** Drawings and watercolors: by subject on 3 x 5 cards cross-referenced to artists on photocopied cards in two 3-ring binders
 
** Chronological: pre-1700 prints
 
  
* Manuscripts card catalog (all now in Hamnet)
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* Prints: artist, title, and subject interfiled
** Author, title, and subject cards interfiled
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* Photographs: by subject
** Chronological (is there a date limit?)
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* Drawings and watercolors:
** First lines of pre-1700 English poetry
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** Artist, on photocopied cards in two 3-ring binders
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** Subject on 3 x 5 cards cross-referenced to artists on photocopied cards in two 3-ring binders
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* Chronological: pre-1700 prints
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* Illustrations (located in the main card catalog room):
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** STC period by subject (not in Hamnet)
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** Wing period by subject (very incomplete; not in Hamnet)
  
* Playbills (not in Hamnet)
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==Other==
** England: by city, then theater, then season (no access by actors or plays)
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All cards are located in the main card catalog room (next to the entrance to the Old Reading Room)
** America: by city, the theater, then season (no access by actors or plays
 
  
* Costumes and props (not in Hamnet)
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* Costumes and props (not in Hamnet):
 
** Actor
 
** Actor
 
** Play/Character
 
** Play/Character
 
** Garment or object type
 
** Garment or object type
  
* Illustrations (not in Hamnet)
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* Playbills (not in Hamnet):
** STC by subject
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** Main file: by city, then theater, then season (no access by actors or plays)
** Wing by subject (very incomplete)
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** Chronological file
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** Former owners
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* Historical and Political Pamphlets 1500-1700 (not in Hamnet):
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** French
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** Chronological,  by year within language
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*Folgeriana [i.e. about the Folger] (mostly not in Hamnet)
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**Main file
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**Chronological
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**Subject
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*Music: single songs first line index (not in Hamnet)
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*Promptbooks
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**Former owners (''transferred to Folger Archives 2020-08-31'')
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**Shakespeare (''transferred to Folger Archives 2020-08-31'')
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**Non-Shakespeare (''transferred to Folger Archives 2020-08-31'')
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**Chronological, by performance date
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* Shakespeare Miscellany [i.e. ephemera and offprints receiving minimal description] (''transferred to Folger Archives 2020-08-31'')
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[[Category: Cataloging]]
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[[Category: Research guides]]

Latest revision as of 14:59, 31 August 2020

The Folger Shakespeare Library has several different series of card catalogs. None are currently being added to or maintained, but some contain records for material not (yet) described elsewhere (see "What can only be found through Folger card catalogs").

Unless otherwise noted, card catalogs listed below are located in the card catalog rooms off the Reading Room. Shelflists for most areas of the collection, not listed below, are located in the Cataloging Office (these sort cards by their call number order, rather than by author, title, or subject).

Printed books (includes atlases and maps)

All cards are located in the main card catalog room (next to the entrance to the Old Reading Room)

  • Author, title, and subject cards interfiled (some not in Hamnet)
  • Chronological, by year:
    • STC period publications
    • Wing period publications
    • English 18th century publications (many not in Hamnet)
    • Continental publications to 1800 (many not in Hamnet)
  • Continental printers to 1800, by name (many not in Hamnet)
  • Continental place of publication to 1800, by city (many not in Hamnet)
  • Former owners:
    • Main file, by name
    • Harmsworth, by STC number
  • Other:
    • Books with manuscript notes (drawer labeled "Former Owners: MSS Notes")
    • Book prices (i.e., handpress era books containing indications of how much was paid for them)

Manuscripts

All cards except for the Former Owners file and the Manuscript Notes file are in the little room to the left of the main card catalog room.

Art

All cards except for the STC Illustrations file and the Wing Illustrations File are in the little room to the left of the main card catalog room.

  • Prints: artist, title, and subject interfiled
  • Photographs: by subject
  • Drawings and watercolors:
    • Artist, on photocopied cards in two 3-ring binders
    • Subject on 3 x 5 cards cross-referenced to artists on photocopied cards in two 3-ring binders
  • Chronological: pre-1700 prints
  • Illustrations (located in the main card catalog room):
    • STC period by subject (not in Hamnet)
    • Wing period by subject (very incomplete; not in Hamnet)

Other

All cards are located in the main card catalog room (next to the entrance to the Old Reading Room)

  • Costumes and props (not in Hamnet):
    • Actor
    • Play/Character
    • Garment or object type
  • Playbills (not in Hamnet):
    • Main file: by city, then theater, then season (no access by actors or plays)
    • Chronological file
    • Former owners
  • Historical and Political Pamphlets 1500-1700 (not in Hamnet):
    • French
    • Chronological, by year within language
  • Folgeriana [i.e. about the Folger] (mostly not in Hamnet)
    • Main file
    • Chronological
    • Subject
  • Music: single songs first line index (not in Hamnet)
  • Promptbooks
    • Former owners (transferred to Folger Archives 2020-08-31)
    • Shakespeare (transferred to Folger Archives 2020-08-31)
    • Non-Shakespeare (transferred to Folger Archives 2020-08-31)
    • Chronological, by performance date
  • Shakespeare Miscellany [i.e. ephemera and offprints receiving minimal description] (transferred to Folger Archives 2020-08-31)