Roy Vernon Sowers and Margaret Cosgrave Sowers papers, 1629-1994.
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Lawrence Clark Powell was a noted writer and librarian. Powell was well-known for his writings on librarianship and the literature of the American Southwest, including books such as Books West Southwest and Southwest Classics. He served as head librarian at UCLA from 1944 to 1961, when he became the founding dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Library Service. After retiring from UCLA, Powell moved to Tucson, Arizona in 1971, where he served as a Professor in Residence at the University of Arizo...
The firm Zeitlin & Ver Brugge are booksellers and importers, fine art dealers, and specialists in technical and scientific books. From the guide to the Zeitlin and Ver Brugge Autograph Collection 32797049., 1568-1891, (Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin) Zeitlin & Ver Brugge were booksellers; Jake Zeitlin was one of the partners in the firm. From the description of Correspondence : with Alma Mahler, 1947...
Founded in 1956 by Edmund Simpson, M.D., of Placervile, California. From the description of Blackwood Press collection, 1968-1984. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 506020223 ...
The Ward Ritchie Press operated in Los Angeles, California from 1932 to 1974. Harry "Ward" Ritchie was born in 1905 in Los Angeles. He became interested in literature and publishing at an early age. While at Marengo Avenue School, he and fellow student (and life long friend) Lawrence Clark Powell, published several student projects. Later, after establishing his eponymous private press, Ritchie designed editions for the works of Robinson Jeffers, Archibald MacLeish, and a variety of literary and...
American book dealer. From the description of Correspondence, 1952-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122540896 ...
Small book press founded by Dorothy and Lewis Allen that produced limited edition, handpress books from 1940-1992. Among the books printed were: The Transposed Heads by Thomas Mann, Quartet: Four Stories by Edith Wharton, Jealousy by Alain Robbe-Grillet, The Fall by Albert Camus, Youth by Joseph Conrad and The Murders at the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allen Poe. From the description of Allen Press records, 1949-1990. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26598540 ...
Ernest Dawson founded Dawson's Book Shop in Los Angeles, CA, in 1905 at 713 South Broadway; Dawson began the store with a purchase of 2,250 books from the Salvation Army at 1 cent apiece, and immediately resold one of them, a book on Indian basketry, for $2.50; issued first rare book catalog in 1907, and with its success, Dawson began to specialize in rare books; the shop moved to 518 South Hill St. in 1908; Dawson made his first business trip to London in 1911, beginning a long series of buying...
Fine printing firm established in San Francisco, California, by Edwin Grabhorn and his brother, Robert. From the description of Grabhorn Press records, 1917-1973. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 82842847 Robert (1900-1973) and Edwin (1889-1968) Grabhorn, from Indiana, began printing in 1911 in Seattle, later moved to Indianapolis, and established the Grabhorn Press in San Francisco in 1920. It soon became internationally known for fine craftsmanship...
Rushmore held a variety of positions throughout his life, all having to do with the printing industry. He is best known as a book designer. Rushmore served as head of production at Harper and Brothers for more than 30 years. Along with his wife, he founded the Golden Hind Press in 1927, where they published a limited edition of the poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay. From the description of Correspondence, 1929-1930. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122618497 ...
Registrar, Fresno State College. From the description of Margaret Cosgrave Sowers papers, 1941-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868922 ...
The Book Club of California, founded in 1912, is a non-profit organization of book lovers and collectors who have a special interest in Pacific C oast history, literature, and fine printing. Its chief aims are to further the interests of book collectors and scholars and to promote an understanding and appreciation of fine books. From the description of Book Club of California records, 1914-[on-going]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122453532 ...
Adrian Wilson, born in Michigan in 1923, began his career as a printer in San Francisco in 1944. He at first printed programs and announcements for a theater where his wife, Joyce Lancaster Wilson, was an actress. He designed books for large publishers, but also produced fine limited editions, including work at his own press, The Press in Tuscany Alley. Wilson wrote several major works, including Printing for theater (1957), The design of books (1967), and with his wife The Making of the Nurembe...
Pynson Printers, founded in 1922 in New York by typographer Elmer Adler, was a private press that produced many limited edition books. In 1930 Adler began publishing The Colophon, a quarterly for book collectors. Both Pynson Printers and The Colophon ceased operations in 1940. From the guide to the Pynson Printers records, 1927-1933, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...
Weinstock was an executive editor at Knopf. From the description of Correspondence with Adolf Klarmann, 1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862789 American publishing house. From the description of Records. Series VIII., London Office Files, 1910-1957 (bulk 1928-1940). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122617133 From the description of Records, 1873-1996 (bul...
The Brick Row Bookshop was established in New Haven, Connecticut in 1915 to provide the Yale community with good editions of standard literature. Edmund Byrne Hackett, the first director, was in charge of the business until his death 1953. The shop's original store in New Haven and branch in Princeton, New Jersey were closed during the Depression of the 1930s and consolidated into the New York City location. The shop moved to Austin, Texas in 1954 after its purchase by Frank Gilliam, Hackett's l...
Typographer, designer, publisher; San Francisco, Calif. b. 1920. From the description of Oral history interview with Jack Werner Stauffacher, 1993 Feb. 8 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82780147 Jack Werner Stauffacher has been the owner and operator of Greenwood Press since 1936, first in San Mateo, California, and then in San Francisco. In the 1950's he studied with master printers in Florence, Italy, for three years, under the auspices of a Fulbright Fou...