Frederic Goudy collection, 1933-1978.


Frederic Goudy collection, 1933-1978.

Contains photocopies of "Goudy's type designs: his story and specimens" (1978); "Behind the type: the life story of Frederic W. Goudy" by Bernard Lewis (1941); photocopies of pictures of Goudy and his family; photocopies of news articles (1937-1948); photocopies of magazine articles, including the New Yorker article, "Profiles: glorifier of the alphabet (1933); The Advertiser's sketchbook, "Styles stimulating typography for advertisers ..." by Goudy as told to L.M. MacMillan (1937); Publisher's Weekly, "Frederic W. Goudy: man of letters, 1865-1947" by Paul A. Bennett (1947); Newberry Library Bulletin, vol. 6, no. 9 by John Dreyfus (1978); The Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress, vol. 34, no. 2 (1977), "Craftsman in a machine age" by Kurt Beske; "Frederic W. Goudy, typographer," by Mary F. Corbitt, University of Illinois Library School (1951); copy of "Leaders in the fine arts: McLean County"; Goudy tributes, including "Goudy the type master," printed by Elliott Fisher Company (1947); "Frederic William Goudy: art director to the Lanston Monotype Machine Company, 1920-1939, typographic counsel, 1939-1947" (1947); "A Keepsake tribute to Frederic W. Goudy to commemorate the Goudy Centennial dinner" (1966); "FWG," in Typographer's Digest, no. 27 (1969); photocopy of "The types of Frederic W. Goudy and the Village Letter Foundery"; type display sheets; an invitation to American Type Designers and their work (1948); typographic calendar for 1954; and "The story of Frederic W. Goudy" by Peter Beilenson, printed for the Goudy centennial (1965) at the Peter Pauper Press, Mt. Vernon, NY, c1969.

1 box (.25 linear ft.)

Related Entities

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Goudy, Frederic W. (Frederic William), 1865-1947 (person)

Frederic William Goudy was an American type designer. After a career in real estate, he began his career as a type designer at 40 and created over 120 type styles including University of California Oldstyle, exclusively for the University of California Press, and Goudy Old Style. Goudy founded the Village Press with Will H. Ransom and was the Art Director for the Lanston Monotype Machine Company from 1920 until his death in 1947. From the description of Frederic W. Goudy collection, ...

Bennett, Paul A., 1897-1966 (person)

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...

Lewis, Bernard, 1918- (person)

Beilenson, Peter, 1905-1962 (person)

Peter Pauper Press (corporateBody)

University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Library School (corporateBody)

Gowdy family. (family)

MacMillan, L. M. (person)

Beske, Kurt (person)

Goudy family. (family)

Dreyfus, John (person)

Lanston Monotype Machine Company (corporateBody)

Corbitt, Mary F. (person)