H. Richard Archer and the Hippogryph PressCollection, 1928-1978


H. Richard Archer and the Hippogryph Press Collection, 1928-1978

H. Richard Archer and the Hippogryph PressCollection, 1928-1978

This collection contains correspondence,ephemera, photographs and other materials collected by H. RichardArcher, former bibliographer at the Clark Library, from his years atUCLA until his last position at Williams College. Many items wereprinted by his personal press, the Hippogryph Press.

10 boxes; (4.7 linear feet)


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Ritchie, Ward, 1905-1996

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