(Approved for use 28 May 2008)

Scope |  | Size |  Marking |  Classification |  Subjects

The Koch collection contains literary and muscial manuscripts and printed material collected by Frederick R. Koch. The general cataloging policies for monographs are followed.

The size boundaries are:

up to 25 cm. high
up to 23 cm. wide
between 26 and 37 cm. high
over 23 and up to 31 cm. wide
over 37 cm. high
over 31 cm. wide

The following guidelines are used when marking volumes for Koch.

  1. Mark on the Beinecke Koch bookplate when there is one, generally in the bottom center. "Beinecke Library" is not needed on the bookplate.
  2. Mark on verso of last page, lower right hand corner, when 1 or 2 don't apply. The lower left hand corner is the alternate location when the lower right hand corner is unusable. Mark complete call number, including "Beinecke Library".
  3. If the last page is unmarkable (e.g. too dark or shiny or filled with text or illustrations), mark the verso of the first usable page from the end.
NOTE: Do not mark call number on original wrappers.


Subject, genre, bibliographic citations, and added tracings

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