The collection consists of type specimens from type founders, type foundries and type designers in the United States, Scotland,
England and the Netherlands. Dating from 1923 to 1982 the collection includes type specimens demonstrating various type ornaments
and fonts available from the type firms and designers. Firms represented in the collection include Mackenzie and Harris, Mergenthaler
Linotype Company, Monotype Composition Company and Monotype Corporation.
3.0 oversize folders
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Director
of the Library and Archives, North Baker Research Library, California Historical Society, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco,
CA 94105. Consent is given on behalf of the California Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended
to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner.
Collection is open for research.