Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
The Earl H. Emmons Collection spans the period from 1920 through 1945 and contains his writings and more than 280 glass plate negatives, both of which document his interest in and devotion to the American type designer Frederic W. Goudy. The collection is divided into three series: Writings, Maverick Press Publications, and Photographs and Negatives.
The Gudrun Zapf von Hesse papers document von Hesse’s professional career as a bookbinder, calligrapher, and typographer in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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.
Collection of materials from the graphic designer and artist Ismar David, including correspondence, photographs, teaching materials, and commisioned works.
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.
The collection consists of a variety of printed ephemera by and about the American private press printers Frederic W. Goudy, Earl H. Emmons, and Elbert Hubbard.