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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Typ 1228

Richard W. Beatty typeface specimens

Computer typefaces designed by Richard W. Beatty.

Dates

  • circa 1993-1995

Language of Materials

In English.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

.08 linear feet (1 box)

0.00576 Gigabytes

Various typescript examples of electronic typeface specimens designed by Richard Beatty Designs and 3.5" floppy disks containing the typeface designs.

Biographical / Historical

Richard W. Beatty was a producer of typeface. Beatty created over 500 fonts, often revivals and interpretations of old typefaces and calligraphic designs mainly for corporate or private use.

Arrangement

Collection is minimally processed and arranged alphabetically.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Special equipment or surrogate required; consult Houghton staff.

Physical Location

pf

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2019MH-14. Gift of Richard W. Beatty in 1995.

Separated Materials

Born-digital material has been separated: Typ1228BD

Processing Information

Processed by Magdaline Lawhorn, 2018.
Link to catalog
Title
Beatty, Richard W. Richard W. Beatty typeface specimens, circa 1993-1995 (MS Typ 1228): Guide.
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
September 21, 2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou03016

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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