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Bruce Rogers Papers

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

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

Count Harry Kessler letters

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Kess
Abstract Designer, publisher and patron of fine press printing. His first book was the Notizen über Mexico (1898). After founding the Cranach Press at Weimar in 1913, he commissioned type designs from Edward Johnston and a book version of Gordon Craig's staging of Hamlet with designs by Craig. Incoming correspondence, largely in English, with a small number of drafts or carbon copies of outgoing letters. Included are letters from Sidney Cockerell, Edward Gordon Craig, Eric Gill, Edward Johnston,...
Dates: 1898-1937

Don May papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-May
Abstract Commercial design work and professional papers of May, a designer and art director for several Chicago-based publications. May later moved his practice to California where he became a regional painter as well as a designer.
Dates: 1927-2009; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1982

Donald M. Anderson Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Anderson
Abstract 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

Douglas C. McMurtrie papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-McMu
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1850-1944; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1944

Elmer Jacobs papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Jacobs
Abstract Original advertising and magazine art, correspondence, speech texts, tax records, photographs, printed ephemera, and a radio interview by Chicago freelance designer and illustrator Elmer Jacobs.
Dates: 1925-1982

Ernst F. Detterer papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Dett
Abstract 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

Frederic Warde Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Warde
Abstract Correspondence between Frederic Warde and William A. Kittredge with a few related items.
Dates: 1921-1939

Garrett A. Boge papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Boge
Abstract 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

Gene Dekovic Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Dekovic
Abstract Professional and some personal papers of Chicago and California designer and photographer, Gene Dekovic, who worked as a freelancer for most of his life. These files include professional papers relating to design and publishing ventures, and to a lesser extent his career as a photographer and author.
Dates: 1951-2006

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 relating...
Dates: 1919-1980

Gertrude Lueneburg Carrier Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Carrier
Abstract 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

Gintautas Vezys Bookplate Collection

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Vezys
Abstract Collection of more than 4700 bookplates and related ephemera assembled by Lithuanian–American publisher and scholar, Gintautas Vezys. Bookplates were individually designed and hand-printed, and were executed by primarily Lithuanian artists.
Dates: approximately 1958-approximately 2006

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

John B. Goetz Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Goetz
Abstract Correspondence and job files of Chicago book and magazine designer John B. Goetz. The largest part of the collection concerns his work on the award-winning translation of the Iliad by Richard Lattimore, illustrated by Leonard Baskin. There are also files on some of his freelance design projects.
Dates: 1961-1992

Muriel Underwood papers

Identifier: VAULT box-Wing-MS-96
Abstract 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
Abstract 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

Raymond E. Shank papers

Identifier: VAULT box-Wing-MS-108
Abstract 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
Abstract 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

Robert Hunter Middleton Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Middleton
Abstract Diaries, notes, original manuscripts of writings, design art, correspondence, financial records, printed ephemera, and type specimens from the collection of Robert Hunter Middleton, type designer and fine printer.
Dates: 1921-1985

Sol Malkoff Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Malkoff
Abstract Correspondence, writings, teaching materials, original design work, and research notes by calligrapher and designer Sol Malkoff.
Dates: 1944-1992

Susanne Suba papers

Identifier: VAULT.folio-Wing-MS-133
Abstract Letters, illustration samples, telegram, and photograph, dated between July 21, 1939 and Jan. 28, 1965, concerning the illustration work done by Susanne Suba of New York, for William A. Kittredge, of R.R. Donnelley's Lakeside Press, and the Chicago book design and publishing scene in general during the 1940s.
Dates: 1939-1965; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1948

Taylor Poore Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Poore
Abstract Original art work, correspondence, and printed pieces by designer, art director, and Carl Street Studio resident, Taylor Poore. Collection includes some family photographs and genealogical information, hand-painted alphabet cards, printed family holiday cards, recipes, and designs for corporations.
Dates: 1904-1994

Tom Greensfelder Design Records

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Greensf
Abstract Chicago calligrapher and designer. Files concerning Oakdale Press children’s bookplate designs and other projects.
Dates: 1989-2015

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Book Jacket Designers Guild 1
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Candy Manufacturing Co 1
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