Records, 1907-1936 (bulk 1914-1926).


Records, 1907-1936 (bulk 1914-1926).

Records, stored by the club in a steamer trunk, consist primarily of invitations, meeting and exhibit announcements, posters and other material printed by the club and concerning its activities. Also included is a guest book (1917) containing signatures of such notable members as Bruce Rogers, William E. Rudge, Wilbur Macey Stone, Laurence Gomme, and Fred Goudy, and containing drawings of the New York City restaurants where the club met. Includes three scrapbooks documenting activities created by Charles Dexter Allen between 1918 and 1922 as well as the official and unoffical "log books" of luncheon and dinner meetings (1907-1918) and financial records and House Committee records created by Wilbur Macey Stone. Also group photographs of club members and some correspondence. Of note is a small scrapbook of letters and postcards (1918-1919) from Private Milton Mooshy to W.L. Harden, while he was in the U.S. Army in France and Germany, and "luncheon boards" (place identications) from 1934-1936 which contain orignal art work by members.

11 boxes (7.5 linear ft.)printed ephemera ca. 1000 items.photographs 32 ; 25 x 35 cm. or smaller.


SNAC Resource ID: 6830884

Grolier Club

Related Entities

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Stowaways (Organization) (corporateBody)

Joseph W. Bowles organized the Stowaways in New York in 1907 as a dining club for convivial spirits interested in the graphic arts. The club met for meals and outings and organized exhibits and other events. From the description of Records, 1907-1936 (bulk 1914-1926). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145382438 ...

Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957 (person)

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 ...

Mooshy, Milton. (person)

Allen, Charles Dexter, 1865-1926 (person)

Epithet: American bibliophile British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0002e4 ...

Gomme, Laurence J. (Laurence James), 1882- (person)

Bookseller, of New York City; publisher of The Circus and Other Essays (1916) by Joyce Kilmer. From the description of Papers relating to Joyce Kilmer, 1915-1928 (bulk 1915-1918). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122429057 The Gommes were collectors of performing arts ephemera. Laurence Gomme was a bookseller, publisher and also an appraiser who evaluated collections of performing artists. Florence Cornell Gomme, his wife was an actress. From the guide to the Laure...

Stone, Wilbur Macey (person)

Born Winona, Minnesota Nov. 30, 1862; collector of children's books; studied at Stevens Institute; est. office in New York as patent attorney and mechanical engineer; designer of bookplates. From the description of Letter : New York, to Frank Chouteau Brown, Boston, 1901 Nov. 22. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 58534356 American collector of children's books. From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : East Orange, N.J., to Mrs. Amos L...

Rudge, William Edwin, 1876-1931 (person)

The collection was acquired over many years, ca. 1966-1999, from family members Fred Rudge and Edwin Rudge (WERIII), as well as Edwin Rudge's daughter, Joanna Rudge Long. Former Rudge employee and UCSB Special Collections consultant Hobart O. Skofield did much of the work accumulating the manuscript and related Rudge imprint collection,and also acquired materials from other Rudge alumni and various dealers. From the description of The William Edwin Rudge Collection, [ca. 1903 - 1983]...

Harden, W. L. (person)

Goudy, Frederic W. 1865-1931. (person)

Bowles, Joseph W. (person)