Proofs (printed matter)
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains writings and designs by Rand, including books, articles, posters, presentation booklets, and annual reports, from clients including IBM, Cummins and UCLA. The collection is separated by donor in order to preserve the source of the works, and then organized in two series: I. Client Correspondence, Project and Document Files; and II. Bibliographic Files.
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.
The Louis Danziger Collection at RIT consists of representative examples of his commericial works from 1949 -1989, including proofs, tear-sheets, posters, exhibition catalogs and various other printed materials. A limited number of bibliographic and biographical documents are also included in the collection.
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 bibliographic files, writings, exhibition records, posters and client files of graphic designer Bradbury Thompson. Thompson was an award winning graphic artist and receiptient of the AIGA Gold Medal Award. In 1983, he received the Frederic W. Goudy Award from RIT.