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Princeton, NJ 08540
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Acting Associate University Librarian for Rare Books and Special Collections
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There is a collection of more that 200 early nineteenth century English, Scottish and Irish slip ballads together with a title and printer index in General Rare Books. Call number is (Exov) PR1181.xC6; index vol. is (Exov) PR1181.xC61. More similar material was purchased from Princeton Rare Books (bookseller) during the academic year 1984-85.

Another small collection of 103 slip ballads has been boxed and is cataloged. This material is entirely mid-nineteenth century American; many were published by H. De Marsan. Call number is (Exov) M1628.C65 1800z. Another set of ballads is largely 18th Century English. The call number for the box is (Exov) M1628.C65 1700z.