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Chicago Calligraphy Collective Records

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-CCC
Abstract Non-profit public education organization founded in 1976 to promote the study, practice, and appreciation of calligraphy in all of its historical and present-day applications. Collection includes newsletters, posters, exhibit announcements, invitations, workshop materials, and other printed items. Also included is correspondence among early members, as well as between members and calligraphers outside of Chicago. There is an extensive collection of the newsletters of other calligraphy clubs...
Dates: 1963-ongoing; Majority of material found within 1975 - 2015

Christopher Gausby Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Gausby

New York calligrapher, illuminator, writer, and sculptor. The papers consist largely of codex artist’s books and broadsides, correspondence, and documents relative to the artwork of Christopher Gausby.

Dates: 1979-2014

Donald Jackson Scroll

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-JacksonD

A Roman capitals demonstration sheet created by calligrapher Donald Jackson, about 20 feet in length, from a class taught in San Francisco in 1977.

Dates: 1977

Donald M. Anderson Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Anderson

Correspondence, materials relating to publications, graphic art work, calligraphic broadsides and booklets, teaching materials, and subject files of Madison, Wisconsin calligrapher and design educator Donald Myers Anderson.

Dates: 1834-1995; Majority of material found within 1942-1995

Donald R. Neruda papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Neruda

Eleven specimens of calligraphy by Chicago-area calligrapher Donald R. Neruda. One specimen is on stained glass.

Dates: approximately 1980-2002

Enid Eder Perkins Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Perkins

Original calligraphic and illuminated work by self-employed New York artist, together with correspondence, photographs of commissioned work, some study materials.

Dates: 1929-1972

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

Garrett A. Boge papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Boge

Correspondence, original art, printed works, biographical information by and about Garrett A. Boge, lettering artist and type designer based in Kansas City, Seattle, and Rome, Italy.

Dates: 1971-2013; Majority of material found within 1982 - 2009

George Salter papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Salter
Abstract Prominent German-American calligrapher and one of the most admired designers of book jackets in the United States. Papers consist chiefly of art work, correspondence, contracts, and printed materials relating to design projects executed in New York along with earlier German design projects. Also includes correspondence with American and German colleagues (some in German), most notably Walter Brudi, Kurt Schauer, E.F.H Schneidler, and Jeanyee Wong; drafts of articles by Salter; papers...
Dates: 1919-1980

Gertrude Lueneburg Carrier Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Carrier

Chicago calligrapher, illuminator, and designer. The papers consist largely of roughs and correspondence relating to freelance design and lettering projects. There are also a few student works and some juvenalia.

Dates: 1905-1994

Goodman Family Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodman Family

Papers, letters, photograph albums, cards, genealogical materials, diaries, and travel memorabilia from the family of Marjorie Sawyer Goodman Graff, daughter of playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, and her mother, Marjorie Robbins Hopkins.

Dates: 1795-2003; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1995

Gookin family papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gookin
Abstract Family correspondence, including letters from Chicago banker, artist, calligrapher, and designer Frederick Gookin to his wife, Marie S. Gookin, 1897-1922, documenting Chicago friends, city life, and sports when Marie Gookin was away, as well as Frederick Gookin's activities while on business trips to New York. Also other family letters, diaries of Mary H. Gookin and her mother Elisabeth A. Gookin, 1864-1896, including one regarding daily attendance at the World's Columbian Exposition, and...
Dates: 1861-1922; Majority of material found within 1883-1921

James Hayes papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Hayes

Correspondence, client files, and subject files of Chicago and Colorado calligrapher and lettering artist James Hayes. Also: collections of bookplates, calligraphic newsletters, and printed calligraphic work by other artists.

Dates: 1921-1994

John Carter calligraphic letters

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Cart

Letters, postcards and related materials collected as examples of the handwriting of calligraphers among John Carter's friends, including Sydney Cockerell, Alfred Fairbank, E.A. Lowe, Francis Meynell, Paul Standard, Janet Stone, Irene Wellington, Aubrey West. Also included are a few letters by historical figures, i.e. May Morris, A.J.A. Symons, and C.J. Turner.

Dates: 1946-1971

John M. Wing Foundation printing ephemera collection

Identifier: Wing-Ephemera-File

Printed ephemera from a variety of companies, organizations, and individuals, mostly concerned with printing, publishing, graphic design, and related book arts. Geographic coverage includes North America, Great Britain, Europe and East Asia.

Dates: approximately 1750-ongoing; Majority of material found within 1900-1999

Letter Arts Review records

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-LAR

Correspondence, calligraphic samples, advertising and press releases, magazine issues, publications, catalogs, and photographs documenting the publication of Letter Arts Review (formerly Calligraphy Idea Exchange and Calligraphy Review), a quarterly magazine devoted to contemporary and historical lettering, calligraphy, typography, and text-based art.

Dates: 1969-2003; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1998

Muriel Underwood papers

Identifier: VAULT box-Wing-MS-96

Correspondence (some calligraphy), clippings, printed ephemera, notes on phone calls, etc. concerning the 50th anniversary publication of the Society of Typographic Arts and other projects, such as reprinting the STA's Book of Oz Cooper : an appreciation of Oswald Bruce Cooper; correspondents include Robert Borja, Thea Wheelwright of Bond Wheelwright Co., Susan Scott and Paula ThompSon of Wexford Press.

Dates: 1950-1977; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1977

Oswald Bruce Cooper Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Cooper

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.

Dates: 1903-1953; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1939

Portraits of Writing Masters and Mistresses

Identifier: Case Wing oversize-NE390-P67

Collection of 170 prints and manuscripts produced primarily in Europe between 1595 and 1878, the bulk of which were produced between 1650 and 1780. Most items were produced in London. The majority of items are portrait prints of writing masters and penmen, though there are also examples of writing samples, calligraphic art portraying religious scenes or theologians, as well as correspondence.

Dates: approximately 1595 to approximately 1878; Majority of material found within 1650 - 1780

Raymond E. Shank papers

Identifier: VAULT box-Wing-MS-108

Calligraphy collection of correspondence, lettering samples, ephemera, greeting cards and bookplates collected by Chicago art director Raymond Shank; includes handwritten letters to Shank from James Hayes, Tom Gourdie, Anna Hornby, Samuel Katz, Geoffrey Ebbage, and Howard Swensen, handwritten letters from Alfred Fairbank and W.A. Dwiggins to William A. Kittredge, and lettering samples by Shank.

Dates: 1926-1993

Raymond Franklin DaBoll Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-DaBoll

Correspondence, original art, printed works, biographical information by and about Chicago calligrapher and designer Raymond F. DaBoll; includes ephemera from other artists.

Dates: 1905-1982; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1982

Sol Malkoff Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Malkoff

Correspondence, writings, teaching materials, original design work, and research notes by calligrapher and designer Sol Malkoff.

Dates: 1944-1992

Thomas Ingmire notes and studies

Identifier: VAULT-Wing-MS-20

Notes, sketches, studies and trial sheets for Ingmire's 1991 calligraphic manuscript now in the Newberry Library, Relearning the alphabet. The earliest studies are for a related uncompleted project started in the mid-1980's on a commission from the San Francisco collector Richard Harrison.

Dates: ca. 1984-1994

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