David Thomas Pottinger papers
Papers of Pottinger from his work at the Harvard University Press that pertain chiefly to the work of Bruce Rogers as printing adviser to the Press from 1920-1935.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Extent2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Papers pertain chiefly to the work of Bruce Rogers as printing adviser to the Harvard University Press (1920-1935). They include layouts drawn by Rogers for books he designed, proofs of these books, and his letters to Pottinger and others at the Press. Also included are printed ephemera of the Club of Odd Volumes and Society of Printers.
Biographical / Historical
David Pottinger joined the Harvard University Press in 1917 and was assistant director from the 1920s until he resigned in 1942.
Arranged into the following five series:
- I. Letters of Bruce Rogers
- II. Typographical work of Bruce Rogers
- III. Other papers concerning Bruce Rogers
- IV. Papers concerning David Pottinger
- V. Miscellaneous papers
Immediate Source of Acquisition
91M-80. Gift of Ms. Ann Pottinger Saab, The University of North Carolina, 241 Mossman Building, Greensboro, NC 27412-5001; received: 1991.
Processed by: J.F. Coakley
- Pottinger, David Thomas, 1884-1958. David Thomas Pottinger papers, 1922-1952: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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