Wason Collection records,
Correspondence, articles, clippings,
reports, notebooks, and articles.
Mostly department correspondence, largely
that of Gussie Esther Gaskill, first curator of the Wason Collection
(1927-1963); materials concerning trips to China and Japan; projects;
bibliographies; acquisitions, cataloging, and other records; accessions list;
accounting statistics, and general office files, 1976-1985; annual reports of
the East Asian Librarian, 1972-1988. Correspondence relating to Charles Wason's
bequest, especially correspondence between Mrs. Charles Wason and the Arthur H.
Clark Company, correspondence between Mrs. Wason and Gussie Gaskill, drawing
and photographs of the library at the Wason home, and articles, reports and
clippings about the collection. Three handwritten notebooks by T.F. Crane
listing the Wason Collection, ca. 1922.
Language: Collection material in English
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell