Calligraphy -- Specimens
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Donald Jackson Scroll
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.
Donald R. Neruda papers
Abstract Eleven specimens of calligraphy by Chicago-area calligrapher Donald R. Neruda. One specimen is on stained glass.
Dates: approximately 1980-2002
Enid Eder Perkins Papers
Abstract Original calligraphic and illuminated work by self-employed New York artist, together with correspondence, photographs of commissioned work, some study materials.
Ernst F. Detterer papers
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
John Carter calligraphic letters
Abstract Letters, postcards and related materials collected as examples of the handwriting of calligraphers among John Carter's friends, including Sydney Cockerell, Alfred Fairbank, E.A. Lowe, Francis Meynell, Paul Standard, Janet Stone, Irene Wellington, Aubrey West. Also included are a few letters by historical figures, i.e. May Morris, A.J.A. Symons, and C.J. Turner.
Raymond E. Shank papers
Identifier: VAULT box-Wing-MS-108
Abstract Calligraphy collection of correspondence, lettering samples, ephemera, greeting cards and bookplates collected by Chicago art director Raymond Shank; includes handwritten letters to Shank from James Hayes, Tom Gourdie, Anna Hornby, Samuel Katz, Geoffrey Ebbage, and Howard Swensen, handwritten letters from Alfred Fairbank and W.A. Dwiggins to William A. Kittredge, and lettering samples by Shank.