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Chicago Book Clinic records, 1982-1997

The Chicago Book Clinic is a nonprofit organization, established in 1936 "to promote the highest standards of craftsmanship in bookmaking and publishing." The Chicago Book Clinic, whose members work in the publishing industry, holds regular meetings, hosts speakers, and encourages the exchange of...

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Eugene Winslow papers, 1885-1993

Eugene Winslow enjoyed a successful professional career that included work as a graphic designer, cartoonist, publisher, executive, and pilot in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. He served as Vice President of the African American Publishing Company and as Treasurer of the Air Purification Company of A...

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Forgue, Norman W./Black Cat Press records, 1932-1974

This collection contains correspondence of Norman Forgue and Forgue's copies of books published by the Black Cat Press.

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Gene Dekovic Papers, 1951-2006

Professional and some personal papers of Chicago and California designer and photographer, Gene Dekovic, who worked as a freelancer for most of his life. These files include professional papers relating to design and publishing ventures, and to a lesser extent his career as a photographer and aut...

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John Michael (Acorn Press) design collection, 1955-1962

John Michael, in partnership with his brother Jean Michael, founded Acorn Press in 1954 in Oak Park, Illinois. The collection includes design examples from the Acorn Press.

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Lakeside Press collection, 1917-1988

Founded in 1864, Chicago-based publishers R. R. Donnelley and Sons specializes in commercial printing, forms and labels, direct mail, financial printing, print fulfillment, business communication outsourcing, logistics, online services, digital photography, and content and database management. Be...

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Muriel Underwood papers, 1950-1977

Correspondence (some calligraphy), clippings, printed ephemera, notes on phone calls, etc. concerning the 50th anniversary publication of the Society of Typographic Arts and other projects, such as reprinting the STA's Book of Oz Cooper : an appreciation of Oswald Bruce Cooper; correspondents inc...

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Rand McNally and Company Records, 1856-1996

Business records of the Rand McNally Company, established in 1856 in Chicago. The firm became well known for its cartographic publishing, but also produced a variety of trade books, textbooks, periodicals, and printing jobs such as railroad tickets and coupons. Includes records of financial, mark...


Robert Hunter Middleton Records, 1811-1986

Robert Hunter Middleton (1898-1985) was a typographer and printer born in Glasgow, Scotland, who worked in Chicago and had an extensive and influential career. Developing and improving upon dozens of fonts, Middleton was an innovator in the field of typography both through his creation of typefac...

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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company. Archive, 1844-2005

Founded in Chicago in 1864 by Canadian immigrant Richard Robert Donnelley, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company is a leading global provider of printing and print-related services. The archive contains business records, product samples and promotional material, biographical files and personal papers, hi...


Susanne Suba papers, 1939-1965

Letters, illustration samples, telegram, and photograph, dated between July 21, 1939 and Jan. 28, 1965, concerning the illustration work done by Susanne Suba of New York, for William A. Kittredge, of R.R. Donnelley's Lakeside Press, and the Chicago book design and publishing scene in general duri...

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Tia Chucha Press Records, 1989-1999

Administrative and literary materials including correspondence, manuscripts, reports, and financial documents pertaining to the establishment and operation of publishing company Tia Chucha Press.

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Will Ransom Papers, 1883-1954

Printer, commercial artist, bibliographer and author of works on American printing history and private presses who did freelance work in lettering, design and typography before becoming art editor at the University of Oklahoma Press. Largely the correspondence between Ransom and members of the An...

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