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Burtin, Will



  • Existence: 1908 - 1972

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Gene and Helen Federico collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CSC-0094
Overview The Gene & Helen Federico collection contains work and correspondence from both the husband and wife duo of graphic designers, active from the 1950s to the 1990s. While there are distinctions between work that Gene produced, namely under his advertising firm, and independent ventures by Helen, some material may be attributed to both designers. The bulk of the process work, sketches, print ads, illustrations, research and book mockups were created between circa 1950 and circa 2000. The...
Dates: 1930-2012

Robert G. Hacker collection of engraving tools

Identifier: CSC-0036
Scope and Contents The collection consists of tools used for hand-finishing or retouching metal photo-engraving plates, especially halftone plates, before printing, a routine process employed in the 1890s through the 1950s. The collection includes 44 wood-handled scribe awls, gravers, burnishers, and other tools enclosed in a cloth wrapper outfitted with pockets; a copper and wood plate holder; and a sand-filled leather cushion set in a wood frame, all undated. Also present are a Waterhouse stop, circa 1890...
Dates: circa 1890-1940

Will Burtin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CSC-0009

Collection of materials from graphic designer Will Burtin, (1908- 1972). Includes extensive client project files and documentation (sketches, mechanicals, models, printed samples, photographs), business and professional correspondence, financial records, publications, personal papers, exhibit plans, and audio/visual materials.

Dates: 1857-1972; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1972

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Color transparencies 2
Commercial art 2
Correspondence 2
Designers -- United States -- History -- 20th century 2
Dummies (printed matter) 2