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A. Parris papers

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

Advertising Trade Cards

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 J. Fairbank letters

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

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Abstract Research notes, original manuscripts and typescripts of published and unpublished works, professional correspondence, and photographs of watermarks used for research by paper historian Allan H. Stevenson.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

American Advertising Cards

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

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

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

Beers collection manuscripts

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

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

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

Central Business College Scrapbook

Identifier: VAULT-Wing-MS-259
Abstract Scrapbook with samples of printed illustrations, signatures, addressed envelopes, penmanship exercises, calligraphy, and artwork; mostly clipping but contains some original artwork and calligraphy. Clippings and art pasted onto pages of a copy of "Annual catalogue, Central Business College, Sedalia Missouri".
Dates: 1898-1899

Christopher Gausby Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Gausby
Abstract 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

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

David C. Meyer Collection of Letterheads and Stationery

Identifier: Case Wing-NC1002-L47 D38
Abstract Collection of letterheads and stationery from David C. Meyer, owner of Meyerbooks and its imprint David Meyer Magic Books. Collection consists of single sheet letterheads, envelopes, stationery packets, and advertising materials originally issued by hotels, businesses, organizations, and performers.
Dates: 1861? to approximately 2013; Majority of material found within 1915 - 2000

Dena Epstein Root & Cady Research Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Epstein
Abstract Research notes and other materials concerning the firm of Root & Cady, a Chicago based music publishing firm that operated from 1858-1871, collected by Dena Epstein. Also includes information on other 19th century music publishers and composers.
Dates: 1843-1987; Majority of material found within 1858 - 1871

Donald Jackson Scroll

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-JacksonD
Abstract 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
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

Edward Gordon Craig Correspondence

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Cr
Abstract Letters from Edward Gordon Craig to Harold Monro of the Poetry Bookshop in London (1911-1926) and from Craig to Guido Morris of The Latin Press (1936-1940, 1945).
Dates: 1911-1945

Elizabeth Bowen Howell journals

Identifier: Wing-MS-ZW 883-H859
Abstract Five writing books and manuscript commonplace books written by Elizabeth Howell in Boston, between 1806 and 1833. Books are manuscript, in ink.
Dates: 1806-1833

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

Emma Corkum Autograph Album

Identifier: VAULT-Wing-MS-282
Abstract Autographs collected by Emma Corkum, some with poetry and drawings, from friends and family in New Ross (Nova Scotia), Wakefield (Massachusetts), Boston, and New York City; most dated between 1882 and 1894.
Dates: 1882-1894

Enid Eder Perkins Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Perkins
Abstract Original calligraphic and illuminated work by self-employed New York artist, together with correspondence, photographs of commissioned work, some study materials.
Dates: 1929-1972

Enquirer Printing Co. Records

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Enquirer
Abstract Chiefly correspondence between the Enquirer Printing Co. and the circuses for which it printed between 1948 and 1978. There are also photocopies of some ledger sheets from the 1920s concerning shipments to theater companies.
Dates: 1922-1979

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