This presentation describes the acquisition, conservation, cataloging, and classification of a personal library that was donated to The Henry Ford in 2016. The size of the collection, as well as the decision to preserve the donor’s numbering scheme, produced unexpected challenges.
Library and Information Science
Greenlee, Alison M. and Andrus, Sarah J., "Collecting with a Plan: The Arthur S. Obermayer Personal Library" (2017). Library Scholarly Publications. 129.