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Kittredge, William A., (William Albion), 1891-1945 : William A. Kittredge Papers, 1907-1952

Chicago designer and author on design, Director of Design and Typography for the R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. of Chicago from 1922-1945. Largely a collection of printed ephemera selected to exemplify the best design of the twentieth century, this collection also includes a few original designs by Kittredge, some correspondence with other designers (most notably Rockwell Kent, Rudolph Ruzicka, Edward A. Wilson, D.B. Updike, and Edward Penfield), and extensive samples of Kittredge's printed products. In this last category there are a few items that pre-date 1922; the remainder is material assembled by Kittredge while in Chicago, 1922-1945.
Extent: 14 linear feet - (30 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Printing History and Book Arts
Call Number: Wing Modern MS Kit
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The William A. Kittredge Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).