Papers relating to the Typophiles, 1945-1975.


Papers relating to the Typophiles, 1945-1975.

Correspondence relating to Typophile matters, including carbon's of McKay's letters as well as announcements and other printed ephemera. Includes the typescript of a work by him entitled "The Typophiles and their publications with some notes on Paul Bennett" (1972) written for the Typophiles. It does not appear to have been published.

1 box (.5 linear ft.)typescript 1 ; [ca. 155] leaves.


SNAC Resource ID: 6744023

Grolier Club

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