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Abstract: Andrew Campbell (1821-1890) was an important inventor and manufacturer of printing presses and president of the Campbell Printing Press Company of Brooklyn, New York. His papers include biographical data, correspondence, accounts, patents and records concerning Campbell's inventions.
Abstract: House Industries is a type foundry in Yorklyn, Delaware which specializes in creating fonts for billboards, greeting cards, logos and a variety of other media. The collection is a set of nine advertising cards promoting House Industries and its United typeface.
Abstract: Joseph A. Speel (1810?-1891) was a bookbinder in Philadelphia. This advertisement shows an interior view of the bindery printed in at least two colors with hand tinting.
Dates: circa 1860
Abstract: Leonard W. Walton (1911-2005) was a printing industry executive with Milprint, Inc., which specialized in printing packaging materials, between 1936 and 1976. This collection of photographs related to Milprint, Inc was collected by Leonard W. Walton. A majority of the photographs show Milprint employees attending events, banquets, and dinners, including Quarter Century Club celebrations.
Abstract: Leonard W. Walton (1911-2005) was a printing industry executive with Milprint, Inc., which specialized in printing packaging materials, between 1936 and 1976. His collection of Milprint records primarily consists of printing samples including candy wrappers, cigarette boxes, potato chip and bread bags and bacon boxes.
Dates: 1920-2008; Majority of material found within 1940-1970
Abstract: Lydia R. Bailey (1779-1869) owned and operated on of the busiest printing establishments in nineteenth century Philadelphia. The collection represents an account with John Steele (1758-1827), collector of the Port of Philadelphia, for printing of certificates and includes a list of ships for which certificates were purchased.
Abstract: Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. His son, Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), established E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., a black powder manufacturer, on the Brandywine River in Delaware. The collection contains photocopies of three letters of du Pont de Nemours du Pont to Etienne Alexandre Jacques Anisson du Perron (1749-1794) and Alexandre Brongniart (1770-1847). The letters concern printing, natural sciences, and requesting scientific journals and bulletins.
Dates: 1791; 1801; 1802
Abstract: Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. Anne Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein (1766-1817), known as Madame de Staël, was a writer, philosopher, and politically engaged woman who survived the French Revolution and was exiled multiple times by Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821). This collection contains six photocopied letters of du Pont de Nemours to Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), and de Staël letters to unknown correspondents. The letters include references to the political situation in France, services of du Pont de Nemours printing establishment, and national affairs.
Dates: 1813; 1817
Abstract: Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. The collection contains letters written to and from du Pont regarding business ventures, sale of books, dealing with creditors, and the fame he had brought to the town of Nemours.
Abstract: The Rust Craft Publishing Company published greeting cards. The company was founded by Frederick Winslow Rust (circa 1877-1949) in Kansas City, Missouri in 1906. Rust is attributed with creating some of the first greeting cards in America. This collection consists of a folder containing sixteen recipe cards for picnic lunches. The items were published by Rust Craft in Boston, Massachusetts in 1915.
Dates: circa 1915
Abstract: Henry A. Goffe (1846-1906) was a stationer and engraver who operated his business in Albany, New York in the 1880s. This item is a bound sample book of wedding invitations, envelopes, and visiting cards.
Dates: circa 1875
Abstract: Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865) was an Admiral in the United States Navy and fought in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War. He was the fourth child and second surviving son of Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and his wife, Gabrielle Joséphine de la Fite de Pelleport (1770-1837). The collection contains an original letter and photocopies of letters regarding cost for Abraham Hart (1810-1885) publishing an essay by Henry Winter Davis (1817-1865) on the doctrine of intervention and non-intervention in diplomacy and international affairs.
Dates: 1852 January
Abstract: Sophie Madeleine du Pont (1810-1888) was the youngest daughter of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828), and the wife of Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865). The two letters to Henry Ferris (1855-1941), a printer in Wilmington, Delaware, concern a religious tract and a subscription to the Wilmington Weekly.
Abstract: Printing companies often produce sample books, which contain actual samples, not just illustrations. This album contains mostly small pre-printed cards either folded or meant to be folded and used as invitations, dance cards, and programs.
Dates: circa 1880
Abstract: The Walter Scott & Company was a major manufacturer of printing presses, particularly the large high-speed presses and folding machines used by newspapers. The records include correspondence of the company founder, Walter Scott (1844-1907) both in Chicago and Plainfield. Business papers include some material relating to patents, and statements, reports, contracts, payroll summary sheets, price lists and legal papers dating from the period of his widow Isabella Scott's (1851-1931) management. It is a fragmentary collection covering various aspects of the history of the firm and not a comprehensive record.
- Subject: Printing industry X
- Manuscripts and Archives 9
- Audiovisual Collections 6
- Correspondence 5
- Advertisements 2
- Printing presses 2
- Sample books 2
- World War, 1939-1945 2
- Bookbinding 1
- Ephemera 1
- Essays 1
- Factories 1
- Food -- Packaging 1
- France -- Politics and government 1
- Graphic design (Typography) 1
- Group portraits 1
- Inventors 1
- Packaging 1
- Packaging -- Design 1
- Planographic prints 1
- Recipes 1
- Type and type-founding 1
- United States -- Politics and government 1
- Women in STEM 1
- Women-owned business enterprises 1 ∧ less
- English 12
- French 3
- Du Pont family 5
- Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817 3
- Du Pont, Sophie Madeleine, 1810-1888 2
- Milprint, Inc 2
- Walton, Leonard W., 1911-2005 2
- Bailey, Lydia R., 1779-1869 1
- Campbell, Andrew, 1821-1890 1
- Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Davis, Henry Winter, 1817-1865 1
- Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834 1
- Du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865 1
- Ferris, Henry, 1855-1941 1
- Goffe, Henry A. 1
- Hart, Abraham, 1810-1885 1
- House Industries 1
- Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
- Joseph A. Speel & Co 1
- Leming, Tal 1
- Rust Craft Publishing Company 1
- Scott, Walter, 1844-1907 1
- Staël, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine), 1766-1817 1
- Unknown 1
- Walter Scott & Company (Plainfield, New Jersey) 1 ∧ less