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Albums (Books)


  • Books with blank pages that are used to collect, display, and preserve images, text, notated music, keepsakes, etc.

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Form

    • Albums (Books)
  • Variants

    • Scrap albums
    • Scrap books
    • Souvenir albums
  • Broader Terms

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Scrapbooks
  • Sources

    • found: Art & architecture thesaurus online, July 28, 2014(scrapbooks. UF scrap albums; scrap-books. Blank books or albums designed so that a variety of items may be affixed to the pages, including photographs, clippings, and other memorabilia)
    • found: Genre terms : a thesaurus for use in rare book and special collections cataloging, via WWW, July 28, 2014(Scrapbooks. BT Albums)
    • found: Görlach, M. An alphabetical list of English text types, in Text types and the history of English, c2004:p. 75 (scrapbook: book with newspaper cuttings etc.)
    • found: Thesaurus for graphic materials, April 20, 2017(Albums; UF Souvenir albums; NT Photograph albums; Presentation albums; Scrapbooks; Sketchbooks; RT Sample books; SN Bound or loose-leaf sets of pages. Includes handmade albums and published volumes of blank pages designed for the addition of images or keepsakes)
    • found: Art & architecture thesaurus online, April 20, 2017(albums (books); NT alba amicorum; autograph albums; baby books; bridal books; letter books; photograph albums; postcard albums; presentation albums; scrapbooks; stamp albums; wedding albums; SN Books with blank pages used for assembling and presenting a collection, or any unpublished sets of pages that are bound or loose-leaf and have other materials affixed to them or writing or other images made on them. The volume may have been constructed with blank pages that were intended to have materials affixed, or it may have been assembled after having had materials affixed to separate pages)
    • found: RBMS Controlled vocabularies: Genre terms, April 20, 2017(Albums; BT Commemorative works; NT Autograph albums; Libri amicorum; Scrapbooks; SN Use for bound volumes in which collections of materials such as stamps, photographs, or autographs may be assembled and displayed)
  • General Notes

    • Books with blank pages that are used to collect, display, and preserve images, text, notated music, keepsakes, etc.
  • Change Notes

    • 2014-12-01: new
    • 2018-02-20: revised
  • Alternate Formats

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