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A. Parris papers

 Collection
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

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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

 Collection
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

American Advertising Cards

 Collection
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

Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. Ephemera Collection

 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

 Collection
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

 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

Central Business College Scrapbook

 Item
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

 Collection
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

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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

 Collection
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

Donald Jackson Scroll

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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

 Collection
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

Edward Gordon Craig Correspondence

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Item
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Ernest J. Wessen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wessen
Abstract Correspondence and related materials, 1956-1971, of Ernest J. Wessen of the Midland Rare Book Company of Mansfield, Ohio, and Joseph F. Dush, an Ohio book collector who acquired much of his collection from Wessen. Also contains correspondence with Arthur Duncan, Jim Scott, biographical material and photographs of Wessen, and four dealer catalogs.
Dates: 1942-1999; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1971

Ernst Detterer Administrative subject files

 Series
Identifier: NL-Archives-08/04/03
Abstract Correspondence and subject files covering all aspects of Detterer's professional work at the Newberry Library. Subject files relate specifically to both the administration of the Wing Collection and printing in general. There are also printing samples and correspondence from such organizations as the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the Calligraphy Study Group, and the Caxton, First Edition, and Grolier Clubs and there is correspondence with Ray DaBoll, Eric Gill, Frederic Goudy, Alfred...
Dates: 1921-1947

Ernst F. Detterer Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 Collection of Inscriptional Rubbings

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Boge Rubbings
Abstract 343 rubbings of inscriptional stones, chiefly in Florence and Rome, made to exemplify Roman capital letter forms and early Christian symbolism. Mostly art originals, a few photocopies.
Dates: 1991-2007

Garrett A. Boge Papers

 Collection
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

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