7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Printers.

  1. Peter Force papers and collection, 1492-1977

    150,000 items. 770 containers plus 14 oversize. 300 linear feet. 168 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives. Force's personal papers document his career as a Washington printer, newspaper editor, compiler, and collector. The collection records political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America.

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  2. Francis Watts Lee papers, 1845-1951

    300 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographer and printer. Correspondence, diaries, articles, theological books, and printed matter relating chiefly to the family of Francis Watts Lee, longtime employee and chief of the printing department at the Boston Public Library.

  3. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items. 57 containers plus 27 oversize. 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

  4. Maggie Holtzberg collection, 1972-2002

    approximately 1100 items. sound recordings: 21 sound cassettes : analog.. graphic images: 31 slides : color ; 35 mm.. graphic images: 108 photographic prints and negatives : black and white, color ; various sizes.. manuscripts: 1.2 linear feet.. electronic media: 16 computer files (word perfect and .tif) on 1 floppy disk ; 5.25 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Maggie Holtzberg collection documents, through interviews and photographs, the occupational folklife and craft of hot metal typesetters, compositors, and printers. Holtzberg interviewed skilled craftsmen and women who experienced the disruptive technology and transition in the printing industry from mechanical typesetting, "hot metal," to computer-aided photocomposition or "cold type." She interviewed retired printers residing at the Union Printers Home in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and craft printers at Heritage Printers in Charlotte, North Carolina, among others. Interviews were conducted between 1983-1988. The collection includes the production files for Holtzberg's book, The Lost World of the Craft Printer (University of Illinois Press, 1992); correspondence with folklorists Archie Green and Judith McCulloh, and notes from meetings with Holtzberg's dissertation advisors at the University of Pennsylvania -- Henry Glassie, Ray Birdwhistell, and with Ken Goldstein, whom she interviewed about his experience in the printing industry. The collection also includes two journals written while Maggie Holtzberg was a student from 1972-1973 at the Trailside Country School, based in Killington, Vermont. The Trailside Country School was a traveling high school run by Michael Cohen and Diana Cohen that taught cultural documentation. The notebooks include diary entries, song lyrics, music transcription, and ephemera from locations throughout the United States where the students traveled. Photographs include the 46 illustrations for Holtzberg's book, 31 slides, plus snapshots from Holtzberg's fieldwork with printers and a few from the Trailside Country School. One of the interviews with printers was conducted by folklorist Jan Rosenberg.

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  5. Ann Tanneyhill papers, 1879-2012

    350 items. 13 containers plus 1 oversize. 8.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    National Urban League official, vocational guidance program director, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, appointment calendars, personnel records, photographs, notes, tributes and honors, pamphlets, printed ephemera, newspaper clippings, books, and other material documenting Tanneyhill’s long career with the National Urban League and work in vocational guidance. Family papers document the lives of members of Tanneyhill and Grandison families in Massachusetts.

  6. Otto H.F. Vollbehr collection of printers' and publishers' marks

    21 containers. Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 8.4. Approximate number of items: 15,000. -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Otto H. F. Vollbehr Collection of Printers' and Publishers' includes samples of such in nearly all of the major European countries. They chronicle the early example of printing through the seventeenth century.

  7. Horace Greeley papers, 1812-1928

    2,000 items. 7 containers. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist. Correspondence, autobiography, writings by and about Greeley, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, a notebook, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to his life and career as a journalist.