Isidore Mendle Collection on the History of Printing, 1911-1973.


Isidore Mendle Collection on the History of Printing, 1911-1973.

Collection related to technologies of printing. Consists of seven distinct groupings including the James Moran papers, the Ellic Howe papers, John G. Wilson materials, Alcuin press, Gogmagog press, Leon Gruel album, and extensive correspondence to and from people in the book or printing trades.

10 boxes (6 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 7587024

Washington University in St. Louis, .

Related Entities

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Alcuin Press (corporateBody)

Steinberg, S.H. (Sigfrid Henry), 1899-1969 (person)

Spenceley, J. Winfred (Joseph Winfred), 1865-1908 (person)

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...

Howe, Ellic, 1910-1991 (person)

Taylor, Edward DeWitt (person)

Edward DeWitt Taylor (1871-1962), was born in Sacramento, California, became interested in printing as a young boy, and in 1896 established E.D. Taylor & Company, which subsequently became the printing firm of Taylor & Taylor of San Francisco. He also manufactured Taylor oil colors, designed many works exhibited by the American Institute of Graphic Arts, and participated in organizations dedicated to etching and the graphic arts. He was active in the printing firm until 1946. ...

Morison, Stanley, 1889-1967 (person)

English typographer, author, and lecturer. From the description of Letter, 1958. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 13048845 British printer, typographer and writer. From the description of Letter, 1939. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78489119 English typographer and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : London, to Holbrook Jackson, 1923 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613086 ...

Talbot, Clare Ryan (person)

Author, publisher, bookplate collector; b. 9 August 1899, Charles City, Ohio; married to antiques dealer W.R. Bill in 1945; director of Hilprand Press, which was established in order to publish works about bookplates and bibliographies of bookplate literature; died 5 October 1981. From the description of Clare Talbot papers, 1751-1985. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 53007723 Clare Ryan Talbot was born on August 9, 1899 in Charles City, Ohio to ...

Mendle, Isidore. (person)

Gogmagog Press (corporateBody)

Wilson, John Gideon, 1876- (person)

Epithet: CBE, chairman and managing director of J and E Bumpus Ltd booksellers British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x000329 ...

Gruel, Léon, 1841-1923 (person)

French binder and bookseller. From the description of Exposition de Chicago, 1893 [microform]. 1892-1894. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 47698080 From the description of Exposition de Chicago, 1893. 1892-1894. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 40686851 ...