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Finding Aid for the Battledore Press Collection 1961-1983
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Description
The collection includes printed ephemera created primarily by the Battledore Press, run by Mary and Andrew Horn. Items are mainly paper examples of printing, with a few pieces on wood. Many of the pieces of ephemera relate to the UCLA libraries.
Background
The Battledore Press was the personal press of Mary and Andrew (Andy) Horn. Mary and Andrew printed their first piece on September 8, 1961 (see box 6, folder 3 for the handwritten note about this item). Andrew oversaw the creation of the library school at UCLA in 1959/1960 in addition to being a professor and dean of the school; he also supervised the Horn Press to allow library students the opportunity to print. He was a friend and colleague of Lawrence Clark Powell, the well known University Librarian of UCLA. Further biographical information may be found in the 1986 "University of California: In Memoriam" publication.
Extent
7 boxes (2.5 linear feet)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts or printed items must be submitted in writing to the Clark Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
Collection is open for research.