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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Typ 1222

Houghton Library collection of printing ephemera

Printing ephemera from several letterpress firms collected by the Houghton Library.

Dates

  • 2008-2018

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Extent

.04 linear feet (1 box)

Broadsides, prospectuses, and keepsakes from three printers, all at one time associated with the Firefly Press: Katherine McCanless Ruffin at the Shinola Press, Jesse Marsolais at the Marsolais Press, and Russell Maret of the firm of Russell Maret.

Arrangement

Minimally processed; in alphabetic order by printer.

Physical Location

pf

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2019MH-6. Various gifts, 2008-2018.

Processing Information

Processed by Melanie Wisner, 2018.
Link to catalog

Creator

Title
Houghton Library, collector. Houghton Library collection of printing ephemera, 2008-2018 (MS Typ 1222): Guide.
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Date
2018 August 9
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou02988

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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