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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

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Abstract Research notes, original manuscripts and typescripts of published and unpublished works, professional correspondence, and photographs of watermarks used for research by paper historian Allan H. Stevenson.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

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

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

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

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

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

Franklin and Penelope Rosemont collection of IWW publications and ephemera

Identifier: Case-folio-HD-8055
Abstract Publications, official documents, song books, and other materials created by and related to the Industrial Workers of the World, an historic union and labor organization.
Dates: 1905-2005; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1935

Frederic Grant Gleason papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gleason
Abstract Composer, musician, music critic for the Chicago Tribune (1887-1891) and other newspapers, and director of Chicago Auditorium concerts. Papers include correspondence, diaries, sketch books, scrapbooks, programs, clippings, literary manuscripts, photographs, and other memorabilia, providing a valuable portrait of Chicago's late-19th-century musical world. Correspondents include Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler, Charles Gounod, Edvard Grieg, Gustav Mahler, Jules Massenet, Johann Strauss, Giuseppe Verdi,...
Dates: 1852-1908

Geller collection of hotel postcards and luggage labels

Identifier: Case Wing folio-NC1875-U6-G45
Abstract Collection of hotel postcards and hotel luggage labels primarily issued in North America, South America, and Europe between 1900 and 1992.
Dates: 1900-1992; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1970

George A. Seaman letters and printing specimens

Identifier: VAULT-Wing-MS-16
Abstract Letters, postcards and printed ephemera addressed to or relating to George A. Seaman, a practical printer in Chicago, Ill. and Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Included are letters and cards from Robert Hilton of The British Printer, W. McKetcham of the Poughkeepsie News-Press and News-Telegraph, and James W. Hinkley of the American Graphic Company.
Dates: 1883-1888

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

Harris-Seybold Company publications

Identifier: Case Wing folio-Z249-M457
Abstract 113 various Harris-Seybold Company publications and advertising materials created and collected by account executive John A. McKinven, between 1945 and 1956. The Harris-Seybold Company was a leading manufacturer of lithographic and letterpress printing equipment, and was located in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dates: 1945-1956

Helaine Victoria Press ephemera collection

Identifier: Case Wing folio-Z232-H433 H45-1973
Abstract 102 items created by Helaine Victoria Press between 1973 and 1995. Includes postcards, bookmarks, catalogs, newsletters, promotional materials, broadsides, and other printed ephemera.
Dates: 1973-1995; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1989

Henry Lewis Bullen papers

Identifier: VAULT folio-Wing-MS-49
Abstract Letters, postcards, drafts of essays; all concerning the origin of the American point system invented by Nelson Crocker Hawks, on Hawks' career as an early California type founder, and on such other early California printing industry figures as W.F. Shattuck, Andrew Foreman, William Faulkner, and others.
Dates: 1908-1912

Henry Lewis Bullen printing history collection

Identifier: VAULT folio-Wing-MS-50
Abstract Correspondence and ephemera from the files of Henry Lewis Bullen, including a description in Spanish of the career of Mexico City printer José de Jáuregui; 2 photographs of R.W. Wilson; two ms. poems on bookbinding.
Dates: 1933-1936

Herman Cohen correspondence and notes

Identifier: VAULT-Wing-MS-21
Abstract Correspondence and notes concerning the copy of Isaiah Thomas's A specimen of Isaiah Thomas's printing types. Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts : By Isaiah Thomas, 1785. which was acquired from Cohen's Chiswick Book Shop in 1954 by the Newberry Library. Correspondents include Leslie E. Bliss, John Eliot Alden, R.W.G. Vail, Roland Orvil Baughman, and Philip Hofer.
Dates: 1954

H.M. Gousha collection

Identifier: Maps-Gousha
Abstract Over 25,000 United States road maps published 1927-1996, mostly issued for oil company clients. Primarily highway maps of U.S. states and street maps of major cities.
Dates: 1927-1996


Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-ITCA
Abstract Business records and newsletters of the International Trade Composition Association, founded in 1920.
Dates: 1938-1996; Majority of material found within 1951 - 1996

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