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Detterer, Ernst Frederick, 1888-1947 : Ernst Detterer Administrative subject files, 1921-1947

Correspondence and subject files covering all aspects of Detterer's professional work at the Newberry Library. Subject files relate specifically to both the administration of the Wing Collection and printing in general. There are also printing samples and correspondence from such organizations as the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the Calligraphy Study Group, and the Caxton, First Edition, and Grolier Clubs and there is correspondence with Ray DaBoll, Eric Gill, Frederic Goudy, Alfred Hamill, and others. In addition, there are project files (correspondence, drawings, proofs, revisions, artifacts) relating to Detterer's design of the Newberry Library Bindery Typeface.
Extent: 10.4 linear feet - (12 boxes, 4 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Newberry Library, Printing History and Book Arts
Call Number: NL Archives 08/04/03
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