Frederic Warde Papers
Scope and Content of the Collection
Correspondence from Frederic Warde to William S. Kittredge, 1921-1935, including postcards and some ephemera. There are also a few letters from Alfred C. Howell, Thomas Maitland Cleland, and Warren Chappell.
- Creation: 1921-1939
- Warde, Frederic, 1894-1939 (Person)
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The Frederic Warde Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).
Ownership and Literary Rights
The Frederic Warde Papers are the physical property of the Newberry Library. Copyright may belong to the authors or their legal heirs or assigns. For permission to publish or reproduce any materials from this collection, contact the Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections.
Biography of Frederic Warde
American typographer and designer.
Born in Minnesota 1894, Warde invented an early life for himself, which may or may not have included study at the University of California and service in World War I. He worked for Princeton University Press, William Edwin Rudge, and Bruce Rogers, and studied and worked in England, France and Italy. During the 1930s, he returned to the U.S. and lived in New York doing design and production work for a variety of commercial and academic presses.
0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Correspondence between Frederic Warde and William A. Kittredge with a few related items.
Collection Stack Location
4a 28 3
Purchased from the estate of William A. Kittredge, 1947.
Amy W. Nyholm, 1963; Mette Shayne, 2016.
- Inventory of the Frederic Warde Papers, 1921-1939
- Mette Shayne
- Language of description
- Script of description