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The collection contains material by and about Melbert B. Cary Jr., and includes writings, scholarship on type and playing cards, Yale alumni books, photographs, correspindence, as well as writings by Melbert B. Cary Sr.
1895 - 1986
Collection includes photoengravings from Fritz Kredel's original woodcuts, one unused photoengraving, and several articles.
Collection — Box: 1-10
The Press of the Woolly Whale Collection primarily consists of ephemera issued by the Press of the Woolly Whale between 1928 and 1941, including prospectuses, booklets, invitations, broadsides, holiday cards, certificates, and programs, among other items.
1928-1972; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1941
Manuscript visitors' book of the Press of the Woolly Whale, recording visitors to the press from April 25, 1928, through March 28, 1941, who signed in a blank book with a gold-tooled calf binding by Gambinossi, New York. The volume contains approximately 600 signatures, 11 watercolors, 16 pen-and-ink drawings, 6 pencil sketches, 5 mounted photographs and other ephemera (including Guggenheim family bookplates). The first signatures in the volume are by type designer Frederic W. Goudy and his...