December 1, 2021

Emory University Libraries Acquires Bram Stoker Collection

From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

Things seem a little spookier at the Emory Library, that’s because Dracula is in the house.

The immortal bloodsucker is prominently displayed in an exhibit at the main entrance, celebrating the acquisition of a treasure trove of papers from his creator, Bram Stoker.

This week Emory University announced the acquisition of the Stoker collection, which arrived on campus just in time for Halloween.

The collection comprises nearly 4,000 items connected to the Irish author, including correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, playbills, first edition translations of “Dracula” and perhaps 1,500 books. It will become part of Emory’s extensive literary holdings, housed in the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library.

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Direct to Collection Highlights and Information: “The Vampires in the Libraries” (via Emory Libraries)

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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