Pri. Printing History and Book Arts
Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:
Materials related to New York book artist Susan Barron, including artwork, publicity and reviews, diaries, personal items, and other donated materials.
Letters, illustration samples, telegram, and photograph, dated between July 21, 1939 and Jan. 28, 1965, concerning the illustration work done by Susanne Suba of New York, for William A. Kittredge, of R.R. Donnelley's Lakeside Press, and the Chicago book design and publishing scene in general during the 1940s.
Books, posters, postcards, zines, a wall clock, and other items designed by Tanner Woodford, a Chicago-based designer. Woodford is co-founder, chairman, and executive director of the Chicago Design Museum, maker of Iterative Work, and lecturer at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Original art work, correspondence, and printed pieces by designer, art director, and Carl Street Studio resident, Taylor Poore. Collection includes some family photographs and genealogical information, hand-painted alphabet cards, printed family holiday cards, recipes, and designs for corporations.
Collection of temperance pledge certificates representing many major temperance organizations (both American and trans-Atlantic), some families, and a variety of states and localities.
Thomas F. Bohan documents regarding the reprint publication of the General directory and business advertiser of the city of the city of Chicago for the year 1844
Notes, sketches, studies and trial sheets for Ingmire's 1991 calligraphic manuscript now in the Newberry Library, Relearning the alphabet. The earliest studies are for a related uncompleted project started in the mid-1980's on a commission from the San Francisco collector Richard Harrison.
Administrative and literary materials including correspondence, manuscripts, reports, and financial documents pertaining to the establishment and operation of publishing company Tia Chucha Press.
Letters exchanged between Cleland and Alfred Hamill, a few sketches (including one for the Newberry Library), and a small group of related letters. With the exception of 1 item, the Cleland letters are reproductions.
Chicago calligrapher and designer. Files concerning Oakdale Press children’s bookplate designs and other projects.
A collection of over 2500 type specimen sheets and other advertising materials issued by type foundries, typesetters, and printers that display typefaces, type families, or groups of types. Geographic coverage includes United States, Great Britain, and continental Europe.
Consists mainly of correspondence, exhibition materials, ex libris examples, and periodicals relating to bookplates.
Autograph correspondence and sketches in pencil and in pen-and-ink, most done at Dwiggins studio in Hingham Center, Massachusetts between 1906 and 1915 for Chicago clients.
Chicago author and publisher. Way was founding partner of the firm of Way & Williams, and was responsible for much of its editorial policy. Correspondence with authors, collectors, and publishers, newspaper clippings, sample sheets, and notes, dated between 1885 and 1931.
Four layouts accompanied by a 4 p. ALS from Hamill to Chappell dated 10 April 1949 concerning these layouts and the book of fables for which they were intended, and by a set of notes on the letter and layouts written out by Chappell in April of 1967, signed and dated.
Fifteen satirical prints of everyday life in the early-nineteenth century by publisher William Davison of Alnwick, England; also includes a biographical summary of Davison.
Correspondence, original design work, and music by Chicago musician, artist and designer William Edward Newton.
Letterpress keepsakes and ephemera collected by Chicago-area handpress printer William Hesterberg. The bulk of the collection consists of keepsakes produced by members of the Typocrafters, an informal group of people interested in typography and graphic design.
20th century Chicago bookseller and bibliographer. Collection consists of correspondence, sales catalogues, and notes, primarily concerning his bibliography of US-iana.