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by Carl Purington Rollins
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This is the material distributed in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name at The Lakeside Press (the prestige imprint of R. R. Donnelley and Sons) in Chicago from 1947-11-03 to 1948-02-27. It consists of the announcement for the exhibition, an essay "American Type Designers and Their Work" (by Rollins), and a list of "American Type Designers and Their Type Faces" (also by Rollins). This list is the source of most later attributions of type design for the first half...
Topics: type, letterform design, type design, type designers
NYC Marriage Index
by Reclaim The Records
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These are images of the handwritten index of marriage affidavits, applications, and licenses for the borough of the Bronx (Bronx county) in New York City for the year 1969. This data was digitized from a set of 110 microfilms that covered the index to New York City marriage records for the years 1930-1972. Background These handwritten marriage license index books were originally compiled and then microfilmed by the New York City Clerk's Office. Up until late 2016, a few of the earlier years'...
Topics: genealogy, marriage, New York, New York City, Bronx
NYC Marriage Index
by Reclaim The Records
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These are images of the handwritten index of marriage affidavits, applications, and licenses for the borough of Manhattan (New York county) in New York City for the year 1966. This data was digitized from a set of 110 microfilms that covered the index to New York City marriage records for the years 1930-1972. Background These handwritten marriage license index books were originally compiled and then microfilmed by the New York City Clerk's Office. Up until late 2016, a few of the earlier years'...
Topics: genealogy, marriage, New York, New York City, Manhattan
Ted Nelson's Junk Mail Cartons
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Buckingham Graphics - Guide to Economical Cold Type Body Composition. IBM Executive type styles.
Topics: lithography, expansion, growth, methods, ibm, setting, printing, ribbons, type, custer, type...
Aluminum Church Lighting by Wiedemann Industries Inc. Catalog and overview.
Topics: center, watt, flood, nave, glow, incandescent, balcony, usage, bulbs, type, center glow, watt type,...
Catalogs Collection
by American Type Founders
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One-line specimen book for American Type Founders letterpress printing type. Printing code: TY-131 40M656LC, which identifies it as dating from June 1956. This particular copy has with it an insert which contains on one side an ATF "Handy Order Blank, ATF form TY-134 50M756LC, and on the other side an advertisement for Perfection Type, Inc. (Minneapolis) in their capacity as an authorized ATF type dealer. (N.B., a fold-over tab in this insert had glued itself shut with age and since it...
Topics: typefounding, type
Catalogs Collection
by The Kelsey Company
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A booklet advertising the printing presses and printing supplies manufactured and sold by The Kelsey Company, Meriden, CT. This is an incomplete copy of edition "48 3/4 X"; all pages after page 22 are missing.
Topics: printing presses, printing supplies, printing type
Catalogs Collection
by The Kelsey Company
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Kelsey Handy Pocket Price List No. 58A, effective 1958-04-10. Printing presses and printers' supplies manufactured and sold by The Kelsey Company, Meriden, CT.
Topics: printing presses, printing supplies, printing type
Ted Nelson's Junk Mail Cartons
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Beaulieu R16 Electric, roving camera - Beaulieu
Topics: beaulieu, lens, filming, speeds, camera, film, battery, permits, socket, reflexviewing, type...
Gerard Arthus - Books and Items
by Amalgamated Transit Union
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This is a brochure created by the Amalgamated Transit Union; AFL-CIO; Locals 1056 and 726. 'Transit Workers Must be Told the Trtuh!! Why Transit Employee Members of the Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO, Rejected the T.A. Offer.'. 2 January, 1972. No Copyright Notice Evident, Public Domain as per Rule 5 of the United States Copyright Statutes. Etext created by Gerard Arthus.
Topics: nycta, AFL-CIO, amalgamated transit union, new york city transit authority, new york, frank r....
26 Alcoswitch miniatures for limited space design, catalog 265
Topics: switch, dpdt, switches, assortment, ceramic, spdt, strips, toggle, type, plates, ceramic strips,...
Ted Nelson's Junk Mail Cartons
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Hudson Vitamin Catalog 1962
Topics: vitamin, tablets, capsules, vitamins, formula, hudson, prices, tablet, potency, calcium, calcium...
The General Radio Experimenter Vol. 40 No. 9 1966 September
Topics: frequency, analyzer, output, type, filter, khz, synthesizer, mhz, cad, experimenter, general radio,...
Ted Nelson's Junk Mail Cartons
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Thermolyne Electrical Laboratory Apparatus Catalog 1965
Topics: temperature, control, furnace, heating, thermolyne, controller, thermocouple, type, heat,...
Catalogs Collection
by American Type Founders
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One-line specimen book for American Type Founders (ATF) typefaces. This is a 1969 reprint of edition TY-154; it appeared earlier in at least 1966 (see http://www.archive.org/details/ATFHandyTypeIndexTY154 )
Topics: typefounding, type
Catalogs Collection
by American Type Founders
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Catalog of American Type Founders Company ornaments, special characters, initials, monograms, etc. for letterpress printing type. Edition TY-137. Printing code: 25M 657LC (dating it to June 1957; it also explicitly bears the date "June 1957").
Topics: typefounding, type
Catalogs Collection
by American Type Founders
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A type specimen book for the Foundry Univers typeface, "Created and cast by Deberny et Peignot, Paris for ATF Type Division." (Elizabeth, NJ: American Type Founders Company, 1968.) Printing code: IP-5M-9-68.
Topics: typefounding, type
Catalogs Collection
by The Kelsey Company
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Kelsey Printers' Supply Book. (Meriden, CT:The Kelsey Company, 1946-1949). Catalog of printing supplies, including type and presses, manufactured and/or sold by The Kelsey Company. "Everything for the printer."
Topics: printing, printing presses, printing supplies, printing type
Ted Nelson's Junk Mail Cartons
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Nurl-Loc Terminals Cataog No. 62
Topics: terminals, flashover, molding, rms, hole, knurl, mounting, turret, voltage, type, volts rms, sea...
Catalogs Collection
by Joseph Watson
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A catalogue and specimen of the type and presses offered for sale by Joseph Watson and intended for amateur printers and small businesses. The presses include the Centennial, Young America, Last and Best, United States, Samson, and Lightning lines of presses. This digital edition was scanned by Stephen O. Saxe from his copy, with additional image preparation by Dr. David M. MacMillan. The two ordinary PDF files here are 600dpi (349 Megabytes) and 300dpi (191 Meg.) versions of this document. The...
Topics: watson, young america, printing presses, printing press, type
Catalogs Collection
by Golding and Company
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"Improved Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue, 1881: Presses and Tools and Printing Materials." (Boston: Golding & Co., 1881.) This digital edition was scanned by Stephen O. Saxe from his copy, with additional image preparation by Dr. David M. MacMillan. This catalogue is a part of An Archive of Amateur Press Catalogues. For a page linking to other catalogues in this archive, go to: https://archive.org/details/AnArchiveOfAmateurPressCatalogues
Topics: golding, printing presses, printing press, type
Catalogs Collection
by Benjamin O. Woods and Company
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A catalog and type specimen book for the "Novelty" line of small printing presses manufactured by Benjamin O. Woods & Co. and intended for amateur printers and small businesses. This digital edition was scanned by Stephen O. Saxe from his copy, with additional image preparation by Dr. David M. MacMillan. This catalogue is a part of An Archive of Amateur Press Catalogues. For a page linking to other catalogues in this archive, go to:...
Topics: woods, novelty press, printing presses, type
Catalogs Collection
by Typefounders of Chicago, subsidiary of Castcraft
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A type specimen book of Typefounders of Chicago (a subsidiary of Castcraft). No date, but after 1943 (city zone codes) and before 1963 (no ZIP code); probably before 1959 (their acquisition of Neon Type). Brown cover showing a drawing of a matrix carrier and holder assembly for a Thompson Type Caster. Also contains information on their sorts and line service. Also contains type imported by Amsterdam Continental.
Topics: typecasting, typefounding, type specimens, typography
Columbia University Libraries
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Wm. H. Page & Co. Specimens of chromatic wood type, borders, etc. manufactured by Wm. H. Page & Co. The Co., Greeneville, Conn. : 1874. [98] leaves : col. ill. ; 47 cm. 
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Topics: Type and type-founding., Color printing., Printing--Specimens.
Specimen catalog, mechanical type setting instrument - Varigraph
Topics: varigraph, poor, lettering, type, sizes, good, matrix, fair, low, catalog, poor poor, good good,...
Catalogs Collection
by American Type Founders Sales Corporation
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The 1934 specimen book of American Type Founders.
Topics: typefounding, typography, type specimens, letterpress printing
Vintage Men's Magazines
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Bare v02n12 (1955 06.D&L)
Topics: sudenberg, rita, girls, dempsey, pills, midget, booklets, midgets, joe, hollywood, illustrated...