Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
1 collection (6 boxes (3 linear feet))
Biographical / Historical
- I. Designs for publications
- ___A. Identified and dated publications
- ___B. Undated publications
- II. Designs for miscellaneous projects
- ___A. Unidentified page layouts
- ___B. Miscellaneous designs
- ___C. Insignia
- ___D. Printer's marks
- ___E. Unidentified insignia
- ___F. Vignettes, borders, cul-de-lampes and cartouches
- ___G. Initial letters
- ___H. Decorated paper
- ___I. Page proofs
- III. Designs for bookplates
- ___A. Harvard College Library bookplates
- ___B. Other bookplates
- IV. Artwork
- V. Design for printed illustrations
- ___A. Designed by Bruce Rogers
- ___B. Brochures about Bruce Rogers
- ___C. Prospectuses and order forms designed by Bruce Rogers
- ___D. Centaur and Arrighi poster
- VI. Correspondence
- VI. Pattern book
- VII. Scrapbooks
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bequest of Philip Hofer; received: 1984.
No accession number. Gift of Charles A. Rheault, Jr., (A.B. 1945); received: 1997.
- B.R. Marks & Remarks. The Marks by Bruce Rogers, et al., the Remarks by His Friends: H. W. Kent, J. M. Bowles, Carl Purington Rollins [and others]. New York: The Typophiles, 1946.
- Barnacles from Many Bottoms, Scraped and Gathered for B. R. New York: The Typophiles, 1935.
- American Institute of Graphic Arts. The Work of Bruce Rogers, Jack of All Trades: Master of One. A Catalogue of an Exhibition Arranged by the American Institute of Graphic Arts and the Grolier Club of New York, with an Introduction by D. B. Updike, a Letter from John T. McCutcheon, and an adress by Mr. Rogers. New York: Oxford University Press, 1939.
- "B.R.: Adventurer with Type Ornament." In Books and Printing, edited by Paul A. Bennett. New York: The World Publishing Company, 1951.
- Bruce Rogers of Indiana. An Interview by Paul A. Bennett. Providence: The Domesday Press, 1936.
- Bruce Rogers: A Life in Letters 1870-1857. Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1989.
- The Printed Book in America. Boston: David R. Godine, Publisher in association with Dartmouth College Library, 1977.
- Dreyfus, John, ed. Typographical Partnership: Ten Letters Between Bruce Rogers and Emery Walker, 1907-31. Together with an Unpublished Fragment of Bruce Rogers' Bye-ways of Bookmaking. Cambridge, England: Printed for the Carl H. Pforzheimer Library at the University Printing House, 1971.
- William Edwin Rudge. New York: The Typophiles, 1984.
- Bruce Rogers: A Bibliography. Hitherto Unrecorded Work 1889-1925, Complete Works 1925-1936/ With a Letter of Introduction by Beatrice Warde. Mt. Vernon, N.Y.: Peper Pauper Press, 1936.
- New York Public Library. Books Designed by Bruce Rogers, Exhibited in Honor of His Eighty-fifth Birthday, 1955.
- Books, What They Represent to Some of Those Who Have Written, Read and Loved Them: Privately printed for Bruce Rogers and his Friends, 1945.
- Paragraphs on Printing, Elicited from Bruce Rogers in Talks with James Hendrickson on the Functions of the Book Designer, with Occational Notes and Illustrations. New York: William E. Rudge's Sons, 1943.
- PI. A Hodge-Podge of Letters, Papers, Addresses, Written During a Period of 60 Years by Bruce Rogers. Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, 1953.
- B.R., America's Typographic Playboy. New York: Printed by R. W. Ellis, 1927.
- A Complete List of Books Printed and Published by William Edwin Rudge. New York, 1926.
- Walsdorf, John J., ed. Men of Printing: Anglo American Profiles. Easthampton, Mass.: Pennyroyal, 1976.
- Bruce Rogers, Designer of Books ... with a List of the Books Printed under Mr. Rogers' Supervision. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1925.
- Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957. Bruce Rogers papers and designs, 1899-1952: Guide.
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