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American Printing History Materials

Collection ID

SCRC 203

Related Subject(s)

Collecting Area(s)


Collection Summary

American Printing History Materials

Circa 1870-1920

Collection ID
SCRC 203

0.25 linear feet (1 box)

Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Materials in English.           

Detailed Collection Information

Description of Collection

Collection contains a broadside about the Old Ephrata Press (Pennsylvania); a circular for the Standard Machinery Co. (Connecticut); trade catalogs for the Photo Engraving Company of New York, Christmas ornaments by Barnhart's Engravers (New York), and Kramer Woodworking Co. (Philadelphia); and two agent's sample books of color lithographic calling cards (Connecticut and New York).

Patron Information

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: http://diamond.temple.edu/record=b5846863~S30

Research Access

Collection is open for research.

Collections Stored Off-Site

This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.

Publication and Copyright Information

The American Printing History Materials are the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.

Preferred Citation

[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number],American Printing History Materials, SCRC 203, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Carmen D. Valentino, June 26, 2015.         

Processing Information

Collection processed and finding aid prepared in November 2015 by Katy Rawdon, Coordinator of Technical Services.

Index Terms

The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:

Book industries and trade -- Connecticut
Book industries and trade -- New York
Book industries and trade -- Pennsylvania
Type designers

New York (State)
Philadelphia (Pa.)

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