Borsdamm, John.

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John Borsdamm, bookbinder, joined the Stanford University Press in 1915. He was born in Germany and served an apprendiceship as bookbinder in Leipzig before coming to the United States. His work was exhibited at the Golden Gate Exposition in 1939 and elsewhere. While at the Press, he designed the "Borsdamm Binding, " an economical method of binding papers and magazines for library use. He retired in 1960.

From the description of John Borsdamm papers, 1930-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702345622

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creatorOf Borsdamm, John. John Borsdamm papers, 1930-1972. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Durand, William Frederick, 1859-1958. person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith Jacobson, David S. person
associatedWith Jordan, Jessie Knight, 1867?-1952. person
associatedWith Lemos, Pedro J. (Pedro Joseph), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Quelle, Julius A. person
associatedWith Stanford University Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Patten, Nathan, 1887- person
associatedWith Whittern, Jessie Dunten. person
associatedWith Wilson, Carol Green, 1892- person
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Active 1972

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