T. M. Cleland Papers 1880-1964 (bulk 1920-1963)


T. M. Cleland Papers 1880-1964 (bulk 1920-1963)

Book designer and illustrator. Correspondence, drawings, and title pages and designs for books and advertisements.

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Meynell, Francis Meredith Wilfrid, 1891-1975

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Francis Meredith Wilfrid Meynell was born on May 12, 1891 in London, England to Wilfrid and Alice (Thompson) Meynell, the youngest of seven surviving children. Francis Thompson was Francis Meynell's godfather. Meynell attended Trinity College, Dublin, from 1908 until 1910 or 1911. He married three times: Hilda Saxe, 1914 (one daughter, Cynthia); Vera Mendel, 1925 (one son, Benedict); and Alix Hester Marie Kilroy, 1946 (no children). Francis Meynell was a typographer, book designer, and pub...

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

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The main building of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is located at 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, a new art reference library, named the Thomas J. Watson Library, was designed by the architectural firm of Brown, Lawford and Forbes in consultation with the Museum. Severud-Elstad-Krueger were the structural engineers; Krey and Hunt were the mechanical engineers. The Library formally opened Jan. 26, 1965. It occupies three floors: the two lower floors comprise s...

Armitage, Merle, 1893-1975

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Merle Armitage was born in 1893 on a farm outside Mason City, Iowa. He had many jobs over the years, beginning as a train engineer before taking a job as a graphic designer for the Packard Motor Car Company. His next career was as a set designer for New York theaters, which later turned into a long stint in the theater promotion business. Armitage also managed various performers and their concert tours. He co-founded the Los Angeles Grand Opera Association and was its business manager, and also ...

Macy, George

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Founder of the Limited Editions Club and the Heritage Press. From the description of George Macy papers, 1916-1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 606938314 Detroit, Michigan businessman. From the description of George F. Macy letter, 1848. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423562 Epithet: Director of the Limited Editions Club British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Descr...

Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990

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Fritz Eichenberg (1901-1990) was an illustrator and printmaker from Peace Dale, R.I. From the description of Oral history interview with Fritz Eichenberg, 1970 Nov. 3 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595148 Fritz Eichenberg was born in Cologne, Germany on October 24, 1901. He studied at the School of Applied Arts and was a lithographic apprentice before being accepted as a master student at the Academy of Graphic Arts in Leipzig. Eichenberg moved to Berli...

Altschul, Frank, 1887-1981

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Frank Altschul was born in San Francisco on April 21, 1887. He graduated from Yale in 1908 and served as chairman of the General American Investors Co. Inc. Altschul died on May 29, 1981. From the guide to the Frank Altschul papers, 1924-1941, (Manuscripts and Archives) Investment banker, philanthropist, bibliophile, authority on international affairs. From the description of Frank Altschul papers, 1900-1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCa...

Dothard, Robert L.

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Cleland, T. M. (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964

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American illustrator. From the description of Typed letter signed : Danbury, Connecticut, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1936 Jan. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868038 T. M. Cleland, primarily a book designer, painter, illustrator, and type designer also produced costume and set designs for theatrical performances. From the description of T. M. Cleland costume designs for Scaramouche, 1923. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 669062826 America...

Kredel, Fritz, 1900-1973

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Fritz Kredel was a renowned and versatile illustrator and artist. He found early success in Germany, culminating in a Gold medal for Book Illustration at the 1937 Paris World Exposition. His success continued in the United States, where he illustrated a book written by Eleanor Roosevelt, and later was commissioned to design a woodcut of the Presidential Seal for John F. Kennedy's inauguration. Diverse and prolific, Kredel's illustrations are whimsical, detailed, and individual. From ...

Wilson, Edward A. (Edward Arthur), 1886-1970

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Author, illustrator, commercial artist, and designer of bookplates, stages, and furniture. From the description of Letters, 1937-1958. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233117466 ## Use MARC 545 From the guide to the Edward A. Wilson Papers, 1915-1963, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Edward A. Wilson was born on March 4, 1886 in Glasgow, Scotland. He came to the United States in 1893. He was an illus...

Century Club (New York, N.Y.)

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Glass, Montague, 1877-1934

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Lawyer and short story writer who specialized in the humor of the New York City garment manufacturers. From the description of Letter [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647877692 From the description of Letter, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34567151 Humorist and playwright. From the description of Quotation of Montague Glass, 1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983950 Montague Glass was a wri...

Cotten, Joseph, 1905-1994

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Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Joseph Cotten : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569597 ...

Anthoensen, Fred, 1882-1969

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Ingersoll, Ralph, 1900-1985

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Hiss, Alger.

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Alger Hiss was born in Baltimore in 1904, and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1929, where he was a protege of Felix Frankfurter. He worked in several departments of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 's New Deal administration before joining the Department of State in 1936. He accompanied Roosevelt to the conference at Yalta and served as the Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on International Organization in San Francisco in 1945. Hiss left the State Department in 19...

Bennett, Paul A., 1897-1966

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Printer at the Mergenthaler Linotype Co., New York City. From the description of Letters and notes, 1917-1966. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 37766607 Paul A. Bennett (1897-1966) was director of typography for the Mergenthaler Linotype Company for thirty years until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Bennett lectured on and wrote articles about printing and typography. Bennett was one of the founders, then unofficial secretary of the Typophiles; he frequently coordina...

Bradley, Will, 1868-1962

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Illustrator and writer; South Pasedena, Calif. Born in Boston, Mass.; full name is William H. Bradley. From the description of Will Bradley papers, 1882-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82380142 Bradley, born in Boston, was a designer and illustrator of posters and book and magazine covers. He started his own press and magazine in 1895. He became an art editor for numerous magazines and wrote and directed motion pictures. From the description of Letters, manu...

Cleland, Elinor Woodruff, 1871-

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Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957

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Indiana-born American book designer for the Riverside Press. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Danbury, Conn., to Mary Herrick f the Boston University Library, 1950 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270865113 Bruce Rogers (1870-1957), American typographer and book designer. From the description of Photoengravings used in The divine comedy of Dante Alighieri, 1955. (RIT Library). WorldCat record id: 435687901 From the description of ...

Beilenson, Peter, 1905-1962

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Růžička, Rudolph 1883-1978

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Ruzicka was a Czech-American graphic artist and engraver. From the description of Designs for Harvard University, 1951-1973. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612374439 Graphic artist and type-designer, Ruzicka (1883-1978) was born in Bohemia, emigrated to Chicago, where he trained as a wood engraver and designer; continued his studies in New York. During the 1930s he collaborated with Philip Hofer on a number of projects, including a series of engravings for Harvard...

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Biddle, George, 1885-1973

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George Biddle was an author and a widely exhibited artist who also contributed to national magazines. He died in 1973. From the description of Business and personal papers, 1929-1943. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122573566 B. 1885 d. 1973. From the description of George Biddle artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228433040 American artist and Chairman, War Department Art Advisory Committee. From the ...

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Merrymount Press

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The Merrymount Press was established in Boston in 1893 by Daniel Berkeley Updike (1860-1941). The Merrymount Press was known for its excellence in typography and design, especially in the field of decorative printing and bookmaking. From the description of Records of the Merrymount Press, 1893-1948. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122510241 The Merrymount Press in Boston was the printing-office of D.B. (Daniel Berkeley) Updi...

Colish, Abraham, 1882-1963

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Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965

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Russian-born, American illustrator and author of children's books; Newbery Honor Book citation for Seven Simeons : A Russian Tale in 1938. From the description of Papers, 1924-1963. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62680450 Russian-born, American illustrator and author of children's books. From the description of The apple tree : production material, [1926?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62443396 ...

Covey, Arthur Sinclair, 1877-1960

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Illustrator, mural painter; Torrington, Conn. Married to children's book author Lois Lenski. From the description of Arthur Sinclair Covey papers, 1882-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79146680 ...

Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926

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Joseph Pennell was an American artist and educator, primarily known for his etchings and illustrations. Much of his early work consisted of city scenes, published in magazines. He later worked on a variety of projects, often illustrating books in collaboration with his wife, author Elizabeth Robins. After spending time in Europe, notably London, Pennell taught art, and the couple collaborated on a biography of James McNeill Whistler. From the description of Joseph Pennell letter to M...

Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941

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Daniel Berkeley Updike (1860-1941) was a book designer and printer in New England. He was born an only child in an old and well-connected New England family, but his father's death in 1877 prevented Updike from pursuing higher education. Updike's Episcopalian background greatly influenced both his character and his later work as a printer, and his intellectual and cultural character was molded by his mother, an antiquary and scholar of French and English literature. Updike's first book-related j...

Simon, Oliver, 1895-1956

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Simon was the editor of Signature, a publication on typography and graphic arts published between 1935 and 1954 in London. He was long associated with the Curwen Press and wrote about printing and typography. From the description of [Letter] 1954 Mar. 25, 40 Downshire Hill, Hampstead, N.W. [to] Arnold / Oliver Simon. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 437429816 ...

Hamill, Alfred E. (Alfred Ernest), 1884-1953

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Chicago businessman and book collector. Alfred Ernest Hamill, a Chicago investment banker, was the founder of the Centaurs Press in Lake Forest, Illinois. He was a trustee of the Newberry Library, serving as President of the Trustees from 1930 until his death in 1953. A distinguished collector, he bequeathed his calligraphy collection and his gypsy lore materials to the Newberry, and established the Alfred E. Hamill Fund for the purchase of rare books and manuscripts. ...