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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1614

Joseph Ishill papers

Consists of correspondence of printer and publisher Joseph Ishill together with letters, manuscripts, and printed ephemera of various social and political radicals in whom Ishill was interested.

Dates

  • 1888-1966

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

10 linear feet (20 boxes)

Consists of correspondence of Joseph Ishill (chiefly letters received) together with letters, manuscripts, and printed ephemera of various social and political radicals in whom Ishill was interested including Voltairine DeCleyre, Havelock Ellis, Emma Goldman, and Theodore Schroeder. Ishill's correspondence, 1913-1966, pertains to publications of the Oriole Press and to his research and collecting interests.

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Ishill (1888-1966) was a printer, publisher, typographer, and a collector of radical, anarchist, and libertarian literature. He conducted the Oriole Press in Berkeley Heights, N.J.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:
  1. I. Letters to Ishill
  2. II. Other correspondence
  3. III. Compositions
Please note that item number 56 was inadvertently omitted from this finding aid.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*60M-1. Gift of Mr Joseph Ishill; received: 1960 June.
Title
Ishill, Joseph. Joseph Ishill papers: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00674

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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