[The Smallest English Dictionary next to dime]

One of 422 photographs in the series: UNT Special Collections Artifact Photography available on this site.

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Photograph of The Smallest English Dictionary held by UNT Special Collections as part of the Miniature Book Collection. It is standing up next to a dime for size comparison. The spine of the book reads "Johnson's Dictionary" in gold with a small plant design beneath it. There is also a golden border at the top and bottom of the spine and cover.

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1 photograph : col. ; 4593 x 2824 px.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. October 9, 2014.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: University Photography Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 36 times, with 8 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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The Special Collections Department collects and preserves rare and unique materials including rare books, oral histories, university archives, historical manuscripts, maps, microfilm, photographs, art and artifacts. The department is located in UNT's Willis Library in the fourth floor Reading Room.

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Photograph of The Smallest English Dictionary held by UNT Special Collections as part of the Miniature Book Collection. It is standing up next to a dime for size comparison. The spine of the book reads "Johnson's Dictionary" in gold with a small plant design beneath it. There is also a golden border at the top and bottom of the spine and cover.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 4593 x 2824 px.

Notes

This image was taken for use in the digital version of UNT Special Collections' Spring 2015 exhibit "Bureaucracy: A Love Story."

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  • Preferred Citation: University Photography Collection (U0458), University of North Texas Special Collections

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University Photography Collection

Drawn from the UNT Archives, these photographs depict images of University of North Texas football, UNT alumni and alumni events, and images of the changing and growing University of North Texas campus.

Miniature Book Collection

These miniature books, 4 inches (10 cm) tall or smaller, include both contemporary and historical works. In some cases, only the covers have been digitized.

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  • October 9, 2014

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  • March 25, 2020, 10:13 p.m.

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  • March 26, 2020, 9:15 p.m.

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[The Smallest English Dictionary next to dime], photograph, October 9, 2014; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1633266/: accessed May 8, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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