McMurtrie, Douglas C. (Douglas Crawford), 1888-1944 : Douglas C. McMurtrie Papers, 1850-1944
- Chicago designer, publisher and printing historian. Includes extensive correspondence concerning his professional roles at Cuneo Press, Ludlow Typograph Co., the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen, and various WPA projects, as well as files of material for his many writings on printing history and design. A few files concern his early design work, work with disabled veterans, and his role as publisher of works on typography, printing and of the early lesbian novel, Mary Casalís The Stone Wall.
Extent: 78 linear feet - (132 boxes, 8 oversize boxes, and 23 index card file boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Ephemera, Printing History and Book Arts
Call Number: Wing Modern MS McMu
The Douglas C. McMurtrie Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).