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COLLECTION Identifier: Typ 970.73.2963

Sign of the George Press books and pamphlets

Overview

Hand-set, illustrated books and pamphlets produced at the Sign of the George Press by George P. Winship, Jr., son of Harvard librarian George Parker Winship.

Dates

  • 1973-1993

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection of 26 hand-set, illustrated books and pamphlets produced at the Sign of the George Press.

Biographical / Historical

George P. Winship (A.B. 1936) was an English professor at King College in Bristol, Tennessee (1948-1979). He ran the college's press, The Sign of the George, and wrote poetry.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

91-138. Gift of George P. Winship, Jr.; received: 1991 November 8.; and 1992 May 2.
Title
Sign of the George Press. Sign of the George Press books and pamphlets, 1973-1993: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01617

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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