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Ernst F. Detterer papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Dett

Chicago designer and calligrapher, founding head of the Department of Printing Arts of the School of the Art Institute, and Custodian of the John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing at the Newberry Library, 1931-1947. Collection focuses on Detterer's career before he came to the Newberry Library, and includes notes, memorabilia, correspondence, drawings, sketches, rubbings, and a few finished art works, including many by his Art Institute students.

Dates: 1897-1968; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1931

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  • Names: Society of Typographic Arts (Chicago, Ill.) X
  • Subject: Calligraphy X
  • Subject: Designers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History X
  • Subject: Type designers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century -- Sources X