Harvard College Library Funds

Harvard College Library Funds

Caroline Miller Parker Collection Fund

Year Established 1986

About The Fund

The gift of Augustin H. Parker, Class of 1897. He also gave the Library a number of books, pamphlets and other printed material illustrated by Randolph Caldecott and Walter Crane, and also a number of original sketches, designs, manuscripts, and letters by the same artists. The books, pamphlets, sketches, designs and other material above referred to shall be kept together by Harvard College Library in one place as a collection to be known as the Caroline Miller Parker Collection. The fund shall be used by the Harvard College Library for the maintenance and care of the collection, and the purchase of additions thereto, primarily for acquiring illustrations by or material relating to the two artists above named and secondarily for acquiring works, published or original, of other illustrators of books.

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