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   Arthur S. Allen - Commercial Typography ca.1900-1940.

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Arthur S. Allen Collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079595 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Allen, Arthur S., collector.
Title:Arthur S. Allen - Commercial Typography ca.1900-1940.
Physical description:7.5 linear ft. (ca. 850 items in 18 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

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Description

Scope and Content

A collection of 850 booklets, leaflets, brochures and pamphlets illustrating American commercial typography from 1900 to 1940.

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Arthur S. Allen Collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

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Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.
    2011-12-15 XML document instance created by Catherine C. Ricciardi

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

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CUL Collections:
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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Advertisements.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Brochures.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Pamphlets.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Bradley, Will, 1868-1962.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cleland, T. M. (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Goudy, Frederic W. (Frederic William), 1865-1947.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Graphic Designer.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Printing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ruzicka, Rudolph, 1883-1978.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

Arthur S. Allen, 1867-1944, was the founder of the Allcolor Company, Inc., New York City. He was an expert on the application of color in packaging of products.

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