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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Typ 1244

Publications related to digital typography collected by William Bentinck-Smith

Overview

Printed and digital publications related to digital typography collected by William Bentinck-Smith.

Dates

  • circa 1987-1991

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

.3 linear feet (1 box)
.000144 Gigabytes (1 3.5" floppy disk)
Printed type specimens, digital type specimens, user manuals, and catalogs or libraries of typefaces created for use with computers.

Biographical / Historical

William Bentinck-Smith was a Harvard administrator, historian of Widener Library, and book collector.

Arrangement

In original order.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Special equipment or surrogate required; consult Houghton staff.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2019MH-27. Bequest of William Bentinck-Smith, 1993.

Separated Materials

Separated Materials: Born-digital material has been separated: Typ1244BD01

Processing Information

Processed by Melanie Wisner, 2019.
Link to catalog
Title
Publications related to digital typography collected by William Bentinck-Smith, circa 1987-1991 (MS Typ 1244): Guide
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Date
2019 July 18
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou03230

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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