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Printing industry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Campbell papers

 Collection
Accession: 1314
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.

Dates: 1840-1926

Art Gompper Astro Print Shop collection, 1962-1989

 Series
Accession: 2464-70-I.
Scope and Content:

The files contain print samples of newsletters, employee stationary, company forms, award certificates, packaging and promotional materials, as well as RCA Family, an employee magazine. Thank you letters compliment numerous printing jobs. Gompper received several awards during his employment with RCA, including assisting man to walk on the moon.

Dates: 1962-1989

House Industries advertising cards and box

 Collection
Accession: 2011-205
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.

Dates: 2006

Joseph A. Speel's Model Book Bindery advertisement

 Collection
Accession: 1976-320
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

Leonard W. Walton collection of Milprint, Inc. photographs

 Collection
Accession: 2008-219
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.

Dates: 1942-1987

Leonard W. Walton collection of Milprint, Inc. records

 Collection
Accession: 2430
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

Lydia R. Bailey certificate account

 Collection
Accession: 0112
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.

Dates: 1822

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and Eleuthère Irénée du Pont letters (photocopies)

 Collection
Accession: 0265
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

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and Madame de Stael letters (photocopies)

 Collection
Accession: 0627
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

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours correspondence (photocopies)

 Collection
Accession: 0262
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.

Dates: 1797-1811

Rust Craft Publishing Company motor lunches recipe cards

 Collection
Accession: 1999-239
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

Richard J. Klensch papers, 1936-2000

 Series
Accession: 2464-09-5.-IV.
Scope and Content:

The Richard J. Klensch papers contains lab notes, correspondence, drawings, photographs, and reports used to support Klensch's work. The collection documents his forty-seven years working as a scientist at RCA and the David Sarnoff Research Center, in the areas of radar, satellite communications, and electronic printing. In addition, the activities of the RCA Graphic Systems Division during his time there are well covered.

Nine of Klensch's lab notebooks (1952-1972) can be found in Record group 26.

Dates: 1936-2000

Samples of Wedding and Visiting Cards, sample book

 Collection
Accession: 2013-225
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

Samuel Francis du Pont letters to A. Hart

 Collection
Accession: 1173
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

Sophie Madeleine du Pont letters to Henry Ferris

 Collection
Accession: 0115
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.

Dates: 1882-1886

Unknown printers' sample book

 Collection
Accession: 1993-220
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

Walter Scott & Company records

 Collection
Accession: 1308
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.

Dates: 1876-1929