Pri. Printing History and Book Arts
Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:
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".
Advertising cards issued by product manufacturers and retail stores. Geographic areas covered include primarily Chicago, Illinois with a small number from Minnesota and Nebraska.
Printed ephemera from the Chicago Design Museum relating to the museum's activities from 2014-2016. Includes posters, postcards, prints, a business card, a playbill, a button, and other assorted materials.
Business records and newsletters of The Chicago Hand Bookbinders, an association of professional, amateur, and student bookbinders founded in 1978.
Correspondence between Herman Cohen of the Chiswick Book Shop and important calligraphers and members of the book trade, including: Dorothy Abbe, Wilfrid Blunt, Elizabeth Downs, Alfred J. Fairbank, Tom Gourdie, Philip Hofer, Anna Hornbye, E. Harold Hugo, Percy Muir, Stanley Pargellis, Nancy Price, Will Ransom, Rudolph Ruzicka, and James M. Wells. Cataloged separately are four folders of Herman Cohen correspondence and notes, call number VAULT Wing MS 21.
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.
Project files of Kim Coventry and The Coventry Group, LLC, a firm that works on concept development and publication and exhibition production for a variety of mostly Chicago-area clients, including individuals, families, universities, museums, and businesses. The finished publications are cataloged separately.
Collection of research on watermarks, compiled by David Woodward, first Director of the Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography at the Newberry Library.
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.
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.
A Roman capitals demonstration sheet created by calligrapher Donald Jackson, about 20 feet in length, from a class taught in San Francisco in 1977.
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.
Eleven specimens of calligraphy by Chicago-area calligrapher Donald R. Neruda. One specimen is on stained glass.
Original art work, correspondence, and proofs for collaborations between poet and translator Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel and artist Ed Colker. Their collaboration of Seven Poems by Pablo Neruda, with translations by Lumsden-Kouvel and artwork by Colker, was published in 2001.
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).
Calligrapher, artist, and Roman Catholic priest Fr. Edward M. Catich taught art and other subjects for 40 years at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. His collection of monument rubbings were made for his personal research purposes, and assisted in his authoritative tomes on early Roman calligraphy, including his book "Letters Redrawn From the Trajan Inscription in Rome."
Calligraphic manuscript broadsides, finished art boards, posters, brochures, promotional material, project sketches, and other calligraphica by Florida-based self-described "letterist" Eliza Schulte Halliday. Includes some signage commissioned by the Newberry Library for displays.
Five writing books and manuscript commonplace books written by Elizabeth Howell in Boston, between 1806 and 1833. Books are manuscript, in ink.
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.