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Type designers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Ed Benguiat collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSC-0076
Overview The Ed Benguiat Collection contains original sketches, phototypesetting materials such as photographic prints and negatives, and printed materials relating to the design, production, and promotion of typefaces generated or accumulated during the life and career of type designer, Ed Benguiat. The collection contains objects dating from 1953 to 2001. The collection is organized into two series: I. Graphic Work, and II. Typefaces. The first series contains printed and design work for logos and...
Dates: circa 1953-2001

Frederic W. Goudy, 1943, 1966-1971

 Item — Painting 24
Scope and Contents From the Collection: "Graphic Communications Through the Ages" commemorates significant milestones in the history of communications technologies: the development of paper and character forms, typography design, and printing. The paintings were commissioned in 1966 by the Kimberly-Clark Corporation of Neenah, Wisconsin, who employed three internationally-known historical illustrators to produce the series: Robert A. Thom (1915-1979), Douglas M. Parrish (1922-2001), and George I. Parrish, Jr.(1930-1992)....
Dates: 1966-1971

Frederic W. Goudy collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CSC-0008
Scope and Contents The Frederic W. Goudy collection contains materials from 1867 through 1964, with the bulk of the papers dated between 1920 and 1947.This collection contains materials related to the life of printer, typographer, and type designer Frederic W. Goudy includes print items, proofs, manuscripts, type patterns and drawings, correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, ephemera, and realia.Items of note include photographs of the Goudys in their home and workshop at Marlborough,...
Dates: 1867-1964; Majority of material found within circa 1920-1947

Gudrun Zapf von Hesse papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSC-0134
Overview

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 Ihlenburg papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CSC-0019
Overview

The Hermann Ihlenburg Papers spans the period from 1803 through 1906 and contains correspondence, photographs, typeface drawings, printed ephemera, and other documents relating to the career of the German-American type designer and punchcutter Hermann Ihlenburg (1843-1905).

Dates: 1803-1906; Majority of material found within 1866-1905

Hermann Zapf collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSC-0135
Overview

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
Overview

Collection of materials from the calligrapher, type designer, graphic and architectural designer, illustrator, and educator Ismar David, including correspondence, photographs, teaching materials, and commisioned works.

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

Joseph Blumenthal collection on Spiral type

 Collection
Identifier: CSC-0042
Overview

The collection consists of material used in the creation of Joseph Blumenthal's Spiral type, with related ephemera.

Dates: 1931 - 1940

National Biscuit Company box panel

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: R0006546421]
Identifier: CSC-0070
Content Description

Wooden panel with National Biscuit Company (Nabisco) logotype, originally designed by Frederic W. Goudy circa 1901-02.

Dates: Publication: 1901

P22 Type Foundry collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CSC-0058
Overview

Collection of materials from P22 Type Foundry including publications, promotional material, posters, merchandise, and compact discs.

Dates: 1991-2018