Welcome to the digital collections of the Seattle Art Museum Libraries. These collections reflect unique and historical resources within our library holdings that offer insights into institutional history, SAM's role in the local community, book ownership, and more. Learn more about all of our collections by visiting the Dorothy Stimson Bullitt Library at the Seattle Art Museum and the McCaw Foundation Library for Asian Art at SAM's Asian Art Museum.

We recommend using the "Browse Exhibits" feature to get the fullest understanding of our digital collections.

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States: "Mendlen". Personal bookplate for an individual named (possible last name) of Mendlen.

Ex Libris [James M. Moroney Jr.]


States: "Ex Libris [possibly] James M. Moroney Jr."; depicts a man in colonial attire on a horse; framed border. Possible personal bookplate for James…

The Book of Phila Calder Nye


States: "The Book of Phila Calder Nye No."; greek letters, decorative border with flowers. Personal bookplate for Phila Calder Nye, an art historian…