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Zapf, Hermann


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

1983 ATypI Working Seminar papers

Identifier: CSC-0030
Overview This collection includes ATypI Working Seminar papers, lecture transcriptions, Visible Language production files, and miscellaneous ATypI organization files. The production files include paste up photographs, original negatives and slides, article mock-ups, correspondence between Charles Bigelow and the lecturers, and mock ups of the actual journal. There are multiple draft copies of each article, as well as the journal. There is also information about other...
Dates: 1976 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1985

Gudrun Zapf von Hesse papers

Identifier: CSC-0134

The Gudrun Zapf von Hesse papers document von Hesse’s professional career as a bookbinder, calligrapher, and typographer in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Dates: 1934 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1998

Hermann Zapf collection

Identifier: CSC-0135

Hermann Zapf was a German type designer, typographer, calligrapher, author, and professor. He influenced type design and modern typography, winning many awards and honors for his work. Of note is Zapf’s work with August Rosenberger, a prominent punchcutter who cut many of Zapf’s designs.

Dates: 1918 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1940 - 2007

Ismar David papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CSC-0004

Collection of materials from the graphic designer and artist Ismar David, including correspondence, photographs, teaching materials, and commisioned works.

Dates: 1938 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1990

Palatino Italic typeface

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CARTYPE-0004

Palatino is a large typeface family designed by Hermann Zapf. It was initially released in 1950 by the D. Stempel AG foundry.

Dates: circa 1950 (release date)

Palatino Roman typeface

Identifier: CARTYPE-0003

Palatino is a large typeface family designed by hermann Zapf. It was initially released in 1948 by the Linotype foundry. It was digitally modified in 1984 to be issued on the Apple Computer operating system. Included in the collection are Palatino Roman, Palatino Italic, and Palatino Swash typefaces.

Dates: 1948-1984

Philip L. Metzger papers regarding Orbis Typographicus

Identifier: CSC-0067
Scope and Contents The papers contain correspondence, sketches, layouts, proofs, color samples, and composition notes related to the production of Orbis Typographicus: Thoughts, words, and phrases on the Arts and Sciences, a portfolio of twenty-five broadsides featuring quotations chosen by Philip L. Metzger and Hermann Zapf. The unconventional layouts were designed by Zapf, and typeset and hand printed by Metzger at his Crabgrass Press in Prairie Village, Kansas. The project took ten years; the portfolio was...
Dates: 1970 - 1979

RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: R0006631624]
Identifier: RITArc-0717

Records documenting the development, growth and activities of the RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press, now known as the RIT Press, from about 2002 - 2010.

Dates: 2002-2018
Found in: RIT Archives

Robert L. Leslie collection of Hermann Zapf calligraphy

Identifier: CSC-0066
Scope and Contents The collection consists of twenty-six letterform studies, poems, and designs for book title pages, spine titles, and a dust jacket rendered in pencil and ink on paper by German calligrapher Hermann Zapf. Also present are two early sketches for his typefaces Melior and Optima, and seven printed sheets of alphabets. Zapf mounted each example on paper sheets measuring 29 x 20 cm. before presenting them to his friend Robert L. Leslie; the collection is accompanied by a presentation slip signed...
Dates: 1940 - 1958

William F. Wheatley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CSC-0170

The William F. Wheatley papers contain correspondence, business reports, and technical information about photo and digital typesetting machine systems from companies in Europe and the United States. It also holds type specimen books for Latin and global scripts. There is a limited assemblage of ephemera from the collector's travels, as well as examples of typographic machine matrices in the realia series.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 2014

Additional filters:

Type designers 6
Type and type-founding 4
Type specimens 4
Typographers 4
Typography 4
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Broadsides (notices) 3
Design 3
Typefaces (Type evidence) -- Palatino 3
Typefaces (type forms) 3
Book design 2
Book jackets 2
Exhibition catalogs 2
Proofs (printed matter) 2
Type and type-founding -- Germany -- Specimens 2
Architectual inscriptions -- United States -- 20th century 1
Book design -- United States -- 20th century 1
Book jackets -- United States -- 20th century 1
Calligraphy 1
Calligraphy (visual works) 1
Calligraphy -- United States -- 20th century 1
Calligraphy, Hebrew 1
Certificates 1
Commercial art 1
Computerized Typesetting History 1
Correspondence 1
Designers -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Drawings (visual works) 1
Drawings -- 20th century 1
Drawings -- United States -- 20th century 1
Dummies (printed matter) 1
Graphic artists -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Graphic arts -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
Graphic arts -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Greeting cards 1
Illustration of books -- United States -- 20th century 1
Illustrations 1
Invitations 1
Layouts (printer matter) 1
Lettering (layout features) 1
Letterings (processes) 1
Letterpress printing 1
Mechanical drawing 1
Mock-ups 1
Models (representations) 1
Newsletters 1
Phototypesetting 1
Process work 1
Publishers and publishing -- History 1
Seminar 1
Sepulchral monuments -- Lettering -- United States -- 20th century 1
Slides (photographs) 1
Stats (copies) 1
Trademarks 1
Transfer type 1
Type (composition equipment) 1
Type ornaments 1
Typesetting -- United States -- History 1
brochures 1
negatives (photographs) 1
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