Typophiles, Inc. records, 1908-2004.


Typophiles, Inc. records, 1908-2004.

The Typophiles is a not-for-profit educational association that encourages the appreciation and production of fine typography and bookmaking through lectures, meetings, and the production of fine examples of the printing arts. The collection consists of the papers of Dr. Robert L. Leslie and the records he generated as a member and officer of the Typophiles. Included are Dr. Leslie's personal and professional papers, as well as records from his businesses, The Composing Room, the Gallery 303, and the Heritage of the Graphic Arts lecture series. The records reflect the book arts during what may be considered the golden age of fine printing. Significant individuals represented in the collection include Frederick W. Goudy, Warren Chappell, Bruce Rogers, Paul A. Bennett, Beatrice Warde, David Godine, Raymond Gid, Fernand Baudin, Roderick Stinehour, W.A. Dwiggins, Giovanni Mardersteig, and Hermann Zapf.

62.31 linear feet (143 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 8087305

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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Bennett, Paul A., 1897-1966

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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...

Friedlaender, Henri, 1904-1996

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Greenberg, Sarah K. (Sarah Koslow), 1884-1972

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Dekoven, Daniel.

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Avrin, Leila.

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Typophiles, Inc. (New York, N.Y.).

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Schmidt, Joyce, 1942-1991

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Lotte, Jacobi, 1896-1990

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Photographer Lotte Jacobi was born Johanna Alexandra Jacobi in Thorn, West Prussia (now Poland) in 1896. From a family of photographers, she had a studio in Berlin before fleeing Nazi Germany in 1935. In the United States she worked in New York City, and Deering, New Hampshire. Jacobi's portrait subjects have included many well-known men and women in Europe and the U.S. She died in Concord, New Hampshire in 1990 at the age of 93. ...

Jacno, Marcel

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Baudin, Fernand

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Mardersteig, Giovanni, 1892-1977

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Chappell, Warren, 1904-1991

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American illustrator, type founder. From the description of Watercolor by Warren Chappell "Longnose the Dwarf" [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647870994 From the description of Manuscript books illustrated by Chappell [manuscript], 1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647870967 From the description of Illustrated letters [manuscript], 1975-1983. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647846181 Type desi...

Gross, Elly, 1921-

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Lealtad, Catharine Deaver.

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Leslie, Robert L., 1885-1987

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Bullen, Henry Lewis, 1857-1938

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Librarian of the American Type Founders Company, Jersey City, New Jersey. From the description of Henry Lewis Bullen papers, 1908-1912. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 32903024 From the description of Henry Lewis Bullen printing history collection, 1933-1936. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 32882611 ...

Gid, Raymond

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Warde, Beatrice

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English writer on typography. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [New York], to F.B. Adams, Jr., 1969 Jan. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659511 Epithet: Mrs née Becker typographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x0001e7 ...

DaBoll, Raymond F.

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Chicago and Arkansas calligrapher and designer. Raymond Franklin DaBoll (1892-1982) was born June 19, 1892 near Clyde, New York, he studied at the Rochester Athanaeum and Mechanics Institute (now RIT) and came to Chicago in 1912, where he continued his education at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Academy of Art. In Rochester he also studied singing, a hobby he pursued for the rest of his life. In 1915, he started working for Chicago advertising agencies. His...