Finding Aid for the Jake Zeitlin Graphic Arts Ephemera Collection, ca. 1900-

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Jake Zeitlin Graphic Arts Ephemera Collection,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1900-
Collection number: 2000
Creator: Zeitlin, Jake, 1902-
Extent: 122 boxes (61 linear ft.) 10 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jake Zeitlin Graphic Arts Ephemera Collection (Collection 2000). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of materials on typography, printing history, illustration and engraving, bookbinding, private presses, and fine printing. Includes assorted ephemera such as newsletters, announcements, clippings, memorabilia, keepsakes, and more. The various presses, printers, designers, and organizations represented include: Bremer Press, Castle Press, Ward Ritchie Press, Plantin Press, Black Sparrow Press, Whittington Press, Perishable Press, Paradise Press, Edward Gorey, Bruce Rogers, W.A. Dwiggins, D.B. Updike, F.W. Goudy, the Rounce and Coffin Club of Los Angeles, the Zamorano Club, California Book Club, and Grolier Club.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Graphic arts.

Genres and Forms of Material

Ephemera.


Container List

Box 1

Abbe Press - Amber Beetle Press, Philadelphia, (Pennsylvania).

Box 2

American Institute of Graphic Arts - American Type Founders Company.

Box 3

Ampersand Press - Arion Press, San Francisco, (California).

Box 4

Ark Press, Marazion, (Cornwall, England) - Bauer Type Foundry, Inc., New York.

Box 5

Bauersche Giesserei, Frankfurt am main, (Germany) - Bits Press, Case Western Reserve University.

Box 6

Bixler, Theodore G. - Book collecting.

Note

Does not include Book Club of California, San Francisco, (California): see boxes 60 (folder 2) and 61 (folder 3).
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Box 7

Book Collectors Club of Los Angeles, (California) - Book Ornamentation.

Box 8

Book People, Berkeley, (California) - Bookbinding.

Physical Description: (folder 2)

Note

Does not include Bookplates - UCLA: see box 61.
Box 1 of 2 for Bookbinding.
Box 9

Bookbinding - Burkhardt, Hans.

Physical Description: (folder 3)

Note

Does not include Booksellers and bookselling: see box 62, additional material shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Box 2 of 2 for Bookbinding - also missing file folder for Bridewell Library Press, Dallas (Tex.).
Box 10

Burning Deck, Providence, (R.I.) - Carnwath, Squeak.

Box 11

Casey, Michael - Caxton, William.

Box 12

Cayme Press, London (England) - Colt Press, San Francisco, (California).

Note

Does not include Christmas cards: see boxes 63 and 64.
Box 13

Commercial Art - Deakin, Edwin.

Note

Does not include Curwen Press, London, (England): see box 65, additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Also does not include Dahlstrom, Grant, printer: see boxes 65 and 66, additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Box 14

Dean, Mallette - Eichenberg, Fritz.

Box 15

Elizabeth Press, New Rochelle, (New York) - Feathered Serpent Press, Fairfax (California).

Note

Does not include Ex Ophida, Cottondale, (Alabama): see box 60.
Box 16

Fine Arts Press, Santa Ana, (California) - Gehenna Press, Easthampton, (Massachusetts).

Note

Additional materials shelved for oversize in Smith Room for Gehenna Press, Easthampton, (Massachusetts).
Box 17

Gentry, Helen - Gill, Eric.

Box 18

Gillick Press, Berkeley, (California) - Gooden, Stephen.

Box 19

Gorey, Edward St. John - Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, (California) (folder 2).

Note

Box 1 of 2 for Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, (California).
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith room
Box 20

Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, (California) (folder 3) - gutenberg-Gessellschaft, mainz, (Germany).

Note

Box 2 of 2 for Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, (California) - also does not include Grolier club, New York: see boxes 67 and 68.
Box 21

Gutenberg, Johann - Hidy Lance.

Note

Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room for Gutenberg, Johann.
Also does not include Herman H. Boelter, Lithography, Los Angeles, (California): see box 68.
Box 22

Hoffman, Carl - Illumination of books & manuscripts - Specimens, reporductions, etc. (folder 1).

Note

Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room for Hoffman, Carl - box 1 of 2 for Illumination of books and manuscripts - Specimens, reproductions, etc.
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Box 23

Illumination of books and manuscripts - etc. (folder 2) - Impressus Minor, El rito, (New Mexico).

Note

Box 2 of 2 for Illumination of books and manuscripts - Specimens, reproductions, etc.
Box 24

Imprint Society, Barre, (Massachusetts) - Kent, Corita.

Note

Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room for Imprint society, Barre, (Massachusetts) - also does not include Kennedy, Lawton R.: see boxes 68 & 69.
Box 25

Kent, Rockwell - Lakeside Press, Chicago, (Illinois) (folder 1).

Note

Box 1 of 2 for Lakeside Press, Chicago, (Illinois).
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Box 26

Lakeside Press, Chicago, (Illinois) (folder 2) - Lettering.

Note

Box 2 of 2 for lakeside Press, Chicago, (Illinois).
Box 27

Libanus Press, Hermitage, (Berkshire) - Limited Editions Club. Monthly Newsletter.

Box 28

Lindsey, Norman - Mandrake Press, London, (England).

Box 29

Mann, William C., firm typefounders, Los Angeles, (California) - Mergenthaler Linotype Company, etc. (folder 1).

Note

Does not include Masreel, Frans, 1889-1971: see boxes 69-72.
Also box 1 of 2 for Mergenthaler Linotype Company, Brooklyn, (New York).
Box 30

Mergenthaler, Linotype Company, Brooklyn, (New York) (folder 2) - Morris, William (folder 1).

Note

Box 2 of 2 for Mergenthaler Linotype Company, Brooklyn, (New York).
Box 1 of 2 for Morris, William.
Box 31

Morris, William (folder 2) - Nash, John Henry.

Note

Box 2 of 2 for Morris, William.
Does not include Mosher, Thomas Bird: see box 73.
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room for Nash, John Henry.
Box 32

New Directions, Norfolk, (Connecticut) - Olschki, firm, booksellers, Florence (Italy).

Box 33

O'Neill, Rose Cecil - Parrish, Maxfield.

Note

Additional materials for Overbrook Press, Stamford, (Connecticut): see box 74.
Does not include Paper making and trade: see boxes 75-79.
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room - additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room for Parrish, Maxfield.
Box 34

Paul Elder and company, San Francisco, (California) - Penmanship (folder 1).

Note

Box 1 of 2 for Penmanship.
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Box 35

Penmanship (folder 2) - Philobiblion, New York, (New York).

Note

Box 2 of 2 for Penmanship.
Box 36

Pickering, William - Primavera Press, Los Angeles, (California).

Note

Does not include Plantin Pressk, Los Angeles, (California): see box 80.
Box 37

Princeton Print Club - Publishers and Publishing.

Note

Does not include Prints, Examples: see boxes 80 & 81.
Box 38

Putah Creek Press, Davis, (California) - Reagh, Patrick.

Note

Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith room for Reagh, Patrick.
Box 39

Rebis Press, Berkeley, (California) - Rougemont Press, Exminster, (Devon).

Boxes 40-44

Rounce and Coffin Club, Los Angeles, (California).

Note

5 boxes.
Additional materials shelved in Smith Room.
Boxes 45-46

Roxburghe Club & Zamorano Club - Joint meeting keepsakes.

Note

Boxes 1 and 2 of 3.
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Box 47

Roxburghe Club & Zamorano club - Joint meeting keepsakes - The Seizin Press, Deya Majorca.

Note

Box 3 of 3.
Does not include Roxburghe Club, San Francisco, (California): see boxes 81 & 82.
Box 48

Sendak, Maurice - Somesuch Press, Dallas, (Texas).

Note

Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room for Sendak, Maurice.
Does not include Sherbow, Benjamin: see boxes 82 & 83.
Box 49

Something Else Press, New York - Stephen Daye Press, Brattleboro, (Vermont).

Note

Does not include Stamperia Ampersand, Verona: see box 60.
Box 50

Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, (Vermont) - Tallone, Alberto, Printer.

Box 51

Tamal Land Press, Fairfax, (California) - Turkey Press, Goleta, (California).

Box 52

Tuumba Press, Berkeley, (California) - Updike, Daniel Berkeley.

Note

Does not include Type and type-founding: see boxes 83 & 84.
Box 53

Vagabond Press, Ellensburg, (Washington) - Watch Hill Press, Peekskill, (New York).

Box 54

Watts, Steve, printer - Wind Vein Press, Ketchum, (Idaho).

Note

Missing file folder: White Rabbit Press, San Francisco, (California).
Box 55

Wit and humor, pictorial - Young & McCallister, printers.

Note

Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room for Young & McCallister, printers.
Boxes 56-59

Zamorano Club, Los Angeles, (California).

Note

4 boxes.
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Box 59

Zamorano Club, Los Angeles, (California) - Zamorano Club - Roby Wentz Collection.

Box 60

Zapf, Hermann - Book Club of California, San Francisco, (California) (folder 2).

Note

Box 1 of 2 for Book Club of California, San Francisco, (California).
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Box 61

Book Club of California, San Francisco, (California) (folder 3) - Bookplates - UCLA.

Note

Box 2 of 2 for Book Club of California, San Francisco, (California).
Box 62

Bookselers and bookselling.

Note

Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Boxes 63-64

Christmas cards.

Note

Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Box 65

Curwen Press, London, (England) - Dahlstrom, Grant, printer (folder 1).

Note

Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room for Curwen Press, London, (England).
Box 1 of 2 for Dahlstrom, Grant, printer.
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Box 66

Dahlstrom, Grant, printer.

Note

Box 2 of 2.
Box 67

Grolier Club, New York.

Note

Box 1 of 2.
Box 68

Grolier Club, New York - Kennedy, Lawton R. (folder 2).

Note

Box 2 of 2 for Grolier Club, New York - includes Herman H. Boelter, Lithography, Los Angeles, (California).
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room for H. Boelter - box 1 of 2 for Kennedy, Lawton R,.
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Box 69

Kennedy, Lawton R. (folder 3) - Masereel, Frans.

Note

Box 2 of 2 for Kennedy, Lawton R.
Box 1 of 4 for Masereel, Frans.
Boxes 70-72

Masereel, Frans.

Note

Boxes 2-4 of 4.
Box 73

Mosher, Thomas Bird.

Box 74

Overbrook Press, Stamford, (Connecticut).

Note

Additional materials included in box 33.
Boxes 75-79

Paper making and trade.

Note

5 boxes.
Box 80

Plantin Press, Los Angeles, (California) - Prints, Examples (folder 1).

Note

Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room for Plantin Press, Los Angeles, (California) - box 1 of 2 for Prints, Examples.
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Box 81

Prints, Examples (folder 2) - Roxburghe Club, San Francisco, (California) (folder 11).

Note

Box 2 of 2 for Prints, Examples.
Box 1 of 2 for Roxburghe Club, San Francisco, (California).
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Box 82

Roxburghe Club, San Francisco, (California) (folder 12) - Sherbow, Benjamin (folder 1).

Note

Box 2 of 2 for Roxburghe Club, San Francisco, (California).
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.
Box 1 of 2 for Sherbow, Benjamin.
Box 83

Sherbow, Benjamin (folder 2) - Type and type-founding (folder 4).

Note

Box 2 of 2 for Sherbow, Benjamin.
Box 1 of 2 for Type and type-founding.
Additional materials shelved oversize in Smith Room.