Papers of Warren Chappell, 1932, 1946, 1975-1983.

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Chappell, Warren, 1904-1991. Papers of Warren Chappell, 1932, 1946, 1975-1983.

Papers of Warren Chappell, 1932, 1946, 1975-1983.

The papers contain correspondence and design material, 1980-1981 for a Book-of-the-month Club edition of All the King's Men, including 2 versions of an introduction by Robert Penn Warren; correspondence, 1932, 1978-1980, with William Addison Dwiggins, Isabel Bishop, Paul Horgan, Vincent Torre, John Updike and Edward Wagenknecht chiefly about type and book design and Dwiggins. Also includes a speech Working with [Rudolph] Koch; design material 1980, for the University of Virginia Library Associates's Willa Cather keepsake; letters, 1983, from Julius Samuel Held, enclosing an early printing specimen, and copies of Van de Venne paintings similar to a Chappell sketch; illustrated letters, 1983, to Fredson Thayer Bowers and Nancy Hale about Louis Morris Starr and the Bowers' book Leon Kroll, a spoken memoir; and photographs of Chappell, Rudolph Kock, and Fritz Kredel.

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Horgan, Paul, 1903-1995

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Hale, Nancy, 1908-1988

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Torre, Vincent, 1950-....

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Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989

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Bowers, Fredson

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Dwiggins, W.A. (William Addison), 1880-1956

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Kredel, Fritz, 1900-1973

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