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Ewing Cannon Baskette collection of print materials

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Ewing Cannon Baskette collection of print materials, 1902-1959 | Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Collection Overview

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ID: 02/Baskette

Primary Creator: Baskette, Ewing Cannon (1902-1958)

Extent: 262.5 Cubic Feet

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Ewing C. Baskette Collection on Freedom of Expression purchased in 1959. Baskette, a lawyer and librarian, owned the largest private collection on civil liberties and freedom of expression in the United States. Within the broad limits of freedom of expression, such topics as freedom of the press, censorship, constitutional rights, religious freedom, labor union activity, well-known trials, socialism, communism, and anarchy are represented. In addition to books the collection includes newspapers and periodicals, broadsides and pamphlets, manuscripts, letters, briefs, and reports of trials. A shelf-list of its contents is included in the printed catalog of the Rare book and Special Collections Library.

Biographical Note

Ewing Cannon Baskette, lawyer and librarian, owned the largest private collection on civil liberties and freedom of expression in the United States.

Administrative Information

Repository: Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Access Restrictions: Open to researchers.

Use Restrictions:

The RBML reproductions policies can be found here:

http://www.library.illinois.edu/rbx/ReproductionServices.htm

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials.

Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgement, fulfillment of the order would damage materials or involve violation of copyright law.

Related Publications:

A Legacy finding aid can be found at:

http://hdl.handle.net/10111/UIUCOCA:baskettecollecti00univ

Processing Information: https://wiki.cites.uiuc.edu/wiki/display/librare/Home


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