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Pri. Printing History and Book Arts

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Identifier: Pri
This topic covers typographers, book artists, calligraphers, designers, book artists, bookbinders, and fine or limited edition booksellers. It also includes book historians and clubs devoted to the history of the printed word and fine press books.

Found in 152 Collections and/or Records:

A. Parris papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Wing-MS-3
Abstract Drafts of letters, etc. relating to affairs of the Société typographique de Paris (Parris was the first president)
Dates: 1850-1853

Abijah Holabird Will

 Item
Identifier: Modern-MS-56
Abstract Manuscript will, and printed form completed in manuscript, of the will of Vermont resident Abijah Holabird, dated Jan. 2, 1826.
Dates: 1826

A.C. McClurg & Co. Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-McClurg
Abstract Correspondence, contracts, royalty statements, record books, a scrapbook, and other materials from the A.C. McClurg publishing company, which was established in Chicago in 1872.
Dates: 1873-1967; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1950

Advertising Trade Cards

 Collection
Identifier: Case Wing folio-ZC 3-885
Abstract Advertising materials including cards and booklets issued by retail stores, product manufacturers, and providers of services. Geographic areas covered include the United States (primarily Minnesota, Illinois, and New York) and London.
Dates: 1860s-1890s

Alfred E. Hamill Letters to Kenneth Meyer Setton

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-162
Abstract Five letters to Kenneth Setton concerning his studies of Athens in the 12th century, and other matters of mutual interest.
Dates: 1944-1946

Alfred J. Cox family papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Wing-MS-65
Abstract Letters, calligraphic favors, legal documents and photographs from the papers of Alfred J. Cox, Chicago book binder and collector. Correspondents include: William Cox and William Cox, Jr. (grandfather and father of A.J. Cox); James Cox (uncle of William Jr.); Jonathan Evans (adoptive father of A.J. Cox); Jane E. French (later Mrs. Alfred J. Cox); Louisa Field (cousin); W.I. Wilson and H.V. Whalen (Chicago businessmen). Photos are of A.J. Cox and his library.
Dates: 1797-1909

Alfred J. Fairbank letters

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT Wing-MS-ZW-945 .F157
Abstract Letters written by Fairbank, an English calligrapher and founding member of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators, to Kathleen King, later Kathleen King Whyte. The letters are written in a calligraphic hand.
Dates: 1937-1977

Allan H. Stevenson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Ste
Abstract Research notes, original manuscripts and typescripts of published and unpublished works, professional correspondence, and photographs of watermarks used for research by paper historian Allan H. Stevenson.
Dates: 1944-1970; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1970

Allen Ruff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ruff
Abstract Publications and working papers of Ruff, mostly in preparation for his book "We Called Each Other Comrade": Charles H. Kerr and Company, Radical Publishers (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997). The bulk of the material is photocopied documents used in research.
Dates: 1855-1997

American Advertising Cards

 Collection
Identifier: Case Wing folio-ZC 3-018
Abstract American advertising cards issued by product manufacturers and retail stores. Geographic areas covered include Cleveland, Ohio, Painesville, Ohio, Algoma, Wisconsin, and South Bend, Indiana.
Dates: 1880s-1905

American Type Founders Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Case Wing folio-Z250-A2 A44
Abstract Various materials including photographs, internal publications, type specimens, and documents relating to the American Type Founders Company. The Company was founded in the late 19th century when 23 type foundries in North America merged.
Dates: 1899-1950

Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Wing oversize-ZP 983-K344
Abstract Posters, paper fans, broadsides, and other ephemera created by Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.
Dates: approximately 1990-2012

A.P. Redifer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Redi
Abstract Papers of University of Pennsylvania library cataloguer Redifer, who assembled a collection of material on Emery Walker of the Doves Press. Papers include notes related to this project, offprints, copies of original documents and published materials concerning Walker, and correspondence with heirs, friends, and associates of Walker.
Dates: 1971-1973

Ariane Dewey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Dewey
Abstract Original art and research materials for Ariane Dewey, Naming Colors (Harper Collins, 1995), including original art work, research notes, correspondence
Dates: 1994-1995

Artists Book Works Records

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-ABW
Abstract Non-profit public education organization founded in 1983 by Barbara Lazarus Metz. Its records consist of administrative files, files on artists active in book work, and original art works created at the Artists Book Works studio or exhibited in its galleries.
Dates: 1982-2012; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1993

Audrey Niffenegger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Niffenegger
Abstract Typescript drafts of The Time Traveler’s Wife and other works; related sketches, drawings, correspondence, and ephemera; press clips and other biographical information.
Dates: 1990-1993

Bank and Carter Portfolio Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Bank-Carter
Abstract Sketches, layouts, proofs, and published calligraphic specimens created by Arnold Bank (1908-1986) and Will Carter (1912-2001) for the Arnold Bank Lettering Portfolio (1951) and Carter's sequels, Portfolio One (1967) and Portfolio Two (1974).
Dates: 1951-1971

Barbara Bartz Petchenik Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Petchenik
Abstract Works, correspondence, and articles by and about cartographer Barbara Bartz Petchenik, who designed and produced the Newberry Library's Atlas of Early American History. In addition to that atlas, Petchenik worked at World Book Encyclopedia, improving their maps, and as senior sales representative for cartographic services at R.R. Donnelley and Sons Co., Chicago.
Dates: 1965-2003; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1992

Beers collection manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT Case MS folio-Z201-08353
Abstract Collection of typescripts, manuscripts, and notebooks by James W. Beers, developer of the Beers shorthand. Includes articles by Beers as well as copies of articles by others. The Beers shorthand collection was individually cataloged; search the online catalog under Author: Beers, James W. for all items.
Dates: 1850s-1950s

Blinc Publishing Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Case Wing folio-Z232-B65 B55-1997
Abstract 23 items produced by Blinc Publishing between 1997 and 2015. Includes promotional posters, letterpress prints, compact discs, and other printed ephemera.
Dates: 1997-2015

Blue Sky Press records

 Collection
Identifier: Case Wing oversize-Z 311-B623
Abstract Business records of the press, which was in operation (mainly in Chicago) during the first decade of 1900. The later correspondence deals with the dispersal of the press.
Dates: 1900-1917

Brothers of the Book Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Wo
Abstract Records of the Brothers of the Book Society founded by Woodworth in 1898 with the purpose of publishing noteworthy books. Collection includes incoming and outgoing letters, works, photographs and mementoes, and publications by and about the "Brothers of the Book."
Dates: 1896-1922

Bruce Rogers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Rogers
Abstract Correspondence, a few works, and miscellaneous items relating to Bruce Rogers, an American typographer and designer of books.
Dates: 1902-1951

Burton Cherry Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Case Wing folio-ZC 1-183
Abstract Materials designed and collected by Chicago designer and typographer Burton Cherry, between approximately 1929 and approximately 1962. The collection includes correspondence to and from Cherry, items he designed or which were produced under his supervision, items possibly designed by Cherry, articles containing information about his work, and ephemera he collected.
Dates: approximately 1929-approximately 1962

Caxton Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Caxton
Abstract A Chicago bibliophile club founded in 1895 with the objective of "literary study and promotion of the arts pertaining to the production of books." The Caxton Club has published books and ephemeral pieces, sponsored exhibits and other programs, made grants to students, and held regular luncheons and dinner meetings with invited speakers on topics relating to literature, arts, history, and the history of the book. This collection consists of committee correspondence, membership files, financial...
Dates: 1895-ongoing