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COLLECTION Identifier: TypR-109

Collection of electrotype blocks used for advertising by publishing houses

Electrotypes and blocks used by various presses in creating advertising.

Dates

  • 1949-1968 and undated

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

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.

Extent

.5 linear feet (2 boxes)

Collection includes forty process blocks and wood furniture made for the Broadman Press and other publishing houses, all rectangular and square in shape.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2019MH-49. Source unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Melanie Wisner, 2019.
Link to catalog

Creator

Title
Collection of electrotype blocks used for advertising by publishing houses, 1949-1968 and undated (TypR-109): Guide
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Date
2019 April 27
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
EAD ID
hou03165

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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