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Photographs, lantern slides, drawings, pamphlets, and other material related to the history of the University Press.

Author: University Press (Cambridge, Mass.)
Publisher: approximately 1945.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Collection documents the history of the University Press and includes photographs of the company's presses, its library, etc., and a printed sheet (62 x 23 cm.) with its many printers' devices. Contains 3 boxes of glass slides for illustrated talks and six pamphlets, as well as original ink drawings with ms. notes ([2] leaves). The drawings, which include diagrams of early printing presses, were reproduced in some  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Photographic prints
Lantern slides
Printers' devices (Printing)
Specimens
Named Person: Stephen Day
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: University Press (Cambridge, Mass.)
OCLC Number: 612819188
Notes: The six pamphlets include three promotional brochures and three history pamphlets, two of which describe the merger with Tolman Print: "Prosperity with a historic background" and "The rise of a new day in the printing industry of New England" (printed and bound dos-à-dos with An historical sketch of the Stephen Daye press). Also included is "Three hundred years of printing in New England."
Includes the copperplate and two business cards for Metcalf & Company, 19th-century proprietors of University Press.
Description: 52 photographic prints : black and white ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller 18 lantern slides : black and white ; 9 x 11 cm 6 drawings : pen and ink, wash ; 29 x 37 or smaller 6 pamphlets : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm or smaller
Other Titles: Three hundred years of printing in New England.
Prosperity with a historic background.
Rise of a new day in the printing industry of New England.
Historical sketch of the Stephen Daye press.

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Collection documents the history of the University Press and includes photographs of the company's presses, its library, etc., and a printed sheet (62 x 23 cm.) with its many printers' devices. Contains 3 boxes of glass slides for illustrated talks and six pamphlets, as well as original ink drawings with ms. notes ([2] leaves). The drawings, which include diagrams of early printing presses, were reproduced in some of the firm's pamphlets and lantern slides.

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