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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Typ 1267

Department of Printing and Graphic Arts announcement records

Promotional materials for Houghton Library's Department of Printing & Graphic Arts lectures and exhibitions.


  • 1940-1999


Language of Materials

In English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.


.79 linear feet (1 box)

Includes promotional announcements for lectures, exhibitions, and other events hosted by the Department of Printing & Graphic Arts. One small printing plate and several printing blocks are also included.

Biographical / Historical

The Department of Printing & Graphic Arts is one of Houghton Library's areas of collecting. It includes artifacts from all periods illustrating the book arts and historical development of the book, whether manuscript or printed.


Collection is minimally processed. Materials are loosely arranged in four series: Exhibition Announcements; Lecture Announcements; Printin Plate; and Printing Blocks.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2019MH-42. Department of Printing & Graphic Arts internal files, Houghton Library in 2019.

Processing Information

Processed by Magdaline Lawhorn, 2019.
Link to catalog
Houghton Library. Department of Printing and Graphic Arts announcement records, 1940-1999 (MS Typ 1267): Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
2019 April 17
Description rules
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

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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