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Cooper, Oswald Bruce, 1879-1940 : Oswald Bruce Cooper Papers, 1903-1953

Papers of Oswald Cooper, Chicago lettering artist, advertising designer and type designer best known for his Cooper Black and Cooper Bold typefaces. Includes art work for type designs; art boards, proofs and finished advertising pieces; and limited correspondence. There is also a file on patent cases of 1926-1928, and Cooper's testimony before Congress on the originality of typefaces, and ephemera from other artists.
Extent: 11 linear feet - (7 boxes and 5 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Printing History and Book Arts
Call Number: Wing Modern MS Cooper
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The Oswald Bruce Cooper Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).