California Historical Society - North Baker Research Library
The collection consists of type specimens from type founders, type foundries and type designers in the United States, Scotland, England and the Netherlands. Dating from 1923 to 1982 the collection includes type specimens demonstrating various type ornaments and fonts available from the type firms and designers. Firms represented in the collection include Mackenzie and Harris, Mergenthaler Linotype Company, Monotype Composition Company and Monotype Corporation
California Historical Society - North Baker Research Library
The collection consists of type specimens from type founders, type foundries and type designers in the United States, Scotland, England and the Netherlands. Dating from 1923 to 1982 the collection includes type specimens demonstrating various type ornaments and fonts available from the type firms and designers. Firms represented in the collection include Mackenzie and Harris, Mergenthaler Linotype Company, Monotype Composition Company and Monotype Corporation.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Jan van Krimpen was one of the leading Dutch book and type designers of his time. His graphic inheritance contains letters and drawings for typefaces among other things. Van Krimpen corresponded with colleagues from the printing trade, like the Englishman Stanley Morison, but also with poets like Jan van Nijlen and J.C. Bloem. This collection enables research into his work in book- and typedesign as well as into his design philosophy.
Pennsylvania State University Libraries
The collection consists of six items: clippings, two from Printing News, one unknown, 1 Oct. 1960, 12 Oct. 1960, and 30 Apr. 1966, with news of exhibitions and lecture tours; two exhibition announcements, 8 Oct. 1957, typed, Roger Smith Hotel, Zapf with Walter Tracy, and American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York, undated; photograph of Zapf with Paul Bennett, credited to A. Burton Carnes, 5 Jan. 1963
California Historical Society - North Baker Research Library
The collection comprises a wide variety of ephemera pertaining to printing practice, culture, and history in the Western Hemisphere. Dating from 1802 to 2013, the collection includes ephemera created by or relating to booksellers, printers, lithographers, stationers, engravers, publishers, type designers, book designers, bookbinders, artists, illustrators, typographers, librarians, newspaper editors, and book collectors; bookselling and bookstores, including new, used, rare and antiquarian books; printing, printing presses, printing history, and printing equipment and supplies; lithography; type and type-founding; bookbinding; newspaper publishing; and graphic design. Types of ephemera include advertisements, announcements, annual reports, brochures, clippings, invitations, trade catalogs, newspapers, programs, promotional materials, prospectuses, broadsides, greeting cards, bookmarks, fliers, business cards, pamphlets, newsletters, price lists, bookplates, periodicals, posters, ... Read More
University of Central Florida Libraries - Special Collections and University Archives
The Walter and Dorothy Donnelly family papers include personal papers and fine press/small press monographs including numerous publications of The Typophiles, a small group of graphic arts professionals based in New York, which included luminaries such as Bruce Rogers and Frederic W. Goudy -- Series I contains 6 folders of photographs, collected memorabilia, ephemera, and collected research on printing and typography. Series II contains 19 folders of material such as chap book commentaries, keepsakes, and monographs collected by the Donnellys as members of The Typophiles
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Gerrit Noordzij is a well-known Dutch book designer and internationally one of the leading theorists on writing and type. He has designed many books - especially book jackets - and several text typefaces, which have been released by The Enschedé Font Foundry. He was of great importance as a teacher at the The Hague Royal Academy of the Arts. Many of his former students have become well-known type designers, among them Frank Blokland, Erik van Blokland, Just van Rossum, Peter Verheul and his sons Christoph and Peter Matthias Noordzij. This collection mainly consists of printed book jackets and these give a good overview of his development in lettering and type design. There also are some designs and diaries.
California Historical Society - North Baker Research Library
The collection comprises a wide variety of ephemera pertaining to printing practice, culture, and history in the Western Hemisphere. Dating from 1802 to 2013, the collection includes ephemera created by or relating to booksellers, printers, lithographers, stationers, engravers, publishers, type designers, book designers, bookbinders, artists, illustrators, typographers, librarians, newspaper editors, and book collectors; bookselling and bookstores, including new, used, rare and antiquarian books; printing, printing presses, printing history, and printing equipment and supplies; lithography; type and type-founding; bookbinding; newspaper publishing; and graphic design. Types of ephemera include advertisements, announcements, annual reports, brochures, clippings, invitations, trade catalogs, newspapers, programs, promotional materials, prospectuses, broadsides, greeting cards, bookmarks, fliers, business cards, pamphlets, newsletters, price lists, bookplates, periodicals, posters, ... Read More
McLean County Museum of History
Contains photocopies of "Goudy's type designs: his story and specimens" (1978); "Behind the type: the life story of Frederic W. Goudy" by Bernard Lewis (1941); photocopies of pictures of Goudy and his family; photocopies of news articles (1937-1948); photocopies of magazine articles, including the New Yorker article, "Profiles: glorifier of the alphabet (1933); The Advertiser's sketchbook, "Styles stimulating typography for advertisers ..." by Goudy as told to L.M. MacMillan (1937); Publisher's Weekly, "Frederic W. Goudy: man of letters, 1865-1947" by Paul A. Bennett (1947); Newberry Library Bulletin, vol. 6, no. 9 by John Dreyfus (1978); The Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress, vol. 34, no. 2 (1977), "Craftsman in a machine age" by Kurt Beske; "Frederic W. Goudy, typographer," by Mary F. Corbitt, University of Illinois Library School (1951); copy of "Leaders in the fine arts: McLean County"; Goudy tributes, including "Goudy the type master," printed by Elliott Fisher Company ... Read More
Newberry Library
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, manuscripts, etc., documenting Wells' Newberry career and his many connections with colleagues and organizations in the fields of printing history and book arts -- Wells' correspondence file, dating from his first years at the Newberry, contains letters from staff members (Pargellis, Towner, etc.), from calligraphers, fine printers, type designers and others associated with typographic arts (Banks, Barker, Crutchley, DaBoll, Dreyfus, Hayes, Howes, Mardersteig, Morison, Stone, Wellington) and from Newberry donors, trustees and patrons. Also included is Wing Collection reference and acquisitions correspondence. Wells' administrative file documents his library responsibilities (Newberry Library Associates, committees, events, publications, research and education, and the Wing Foundation) and his organizational ties (Arts Club of Chicago, Bibliographical Society of America, Caxton Club, Grolier Club, Society of Typographcial Arts). Also among the Wells ... Read More