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Finding Aid for the Rounce & Coffin Club Collection 1932-1991 Press coll.Archives.Rounce & Coffin
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Administration, Publicity, and Western Book Exhibition Series 1. 1938-1989

Arrangement note

This series is arranged thematically, with general Rounce & Coffin material appearing before Western Books Exhibition material.
Folder 1, Folder 1

Administrative Ephemera 1941-1958, 1966, 1977

Scope and Contents note

Includes multiple member lists; membership cards for H. Richard Archer, Lawrence Clark Powell, and Robert O. Schad; by-laws; voting forms; and other notices.
Folder 1, Folder 2

Annual Book Auction Announcements 1939-1993

Folder 1, Folder 3

Correspondence 1954-1988

Scope and Contents note

Includes seven letters to and from members of the Rounce & Coffin Club.
Folder 1, Folder 4

Exhibition Announcements 1946-1965

Scope and Contents note

Includes announcements for miscellaneous exhibitions, most about printing.
Folder 1, Folder 5

Photographs 1955

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs sent from Grant Dahlstrom to H. Richard Archer of people at one or two Rounce & Coffin Club events. Some photos have the word "Eeney-chay" written on the back -- Cheney (Will) in Pig Latin.
Folder 1, Folder 6

Newspaper Clippings and Periodical Articles 1946-1960

Folder 1, Folder 7

Printed Keepsakes 1946-1961, 1972, 1976, 1981

Scope and Contents note

Includes printed ephemera exchanged as keepsakes for members of the Rounce & Coffin Club, usually at meetings.
Folder 1, Folder 8

Stationery

Scope and Contents note

Includes blank forms and various pieces of Rounce & Coffin Club stationery as well as stationery for amusement, including a piece for "The Flying Hiatus" ("published at intervals", "all issues out of series and uncalled-for").
Folder 1, Folder 9

Western Books Exhibition announcements and itineraries 1938-1983

Scope and Contents note

Includes announcements and locations for Western Book Exhibitions.
Folder 1, Folder 10

Western Books Exhibition call for books 1938-1988

Scope and Contents note

Includes requests for submissions of books to be judged and possibly exhibited in the Western Book Exhibition.
Folder 1, Folder 11

Western Books Exhibition display cards and merit certificates 1938-1967

Folder 1, Folder 12

Western Books Exhibition judging ephemera 1969-1971, 1987, 1989

Scope and Contents note

Includes a list of books to be judged (1987 and 1989), requests for club members to be judges, and a large photograph of five individuals judging books at a table.

General note

The back of the photograph reads "L to R = Jake Zeitlin, Wyllis Kerr (Pomona), + Carl Wheat, Judging R & C Books" and "Carey Bliss + Phil Brown in background - at Huntington Library".
Folder 1, Folder 13

Western Books Exhibitions -- retrospective exhibition announcements 1948, 1954, 1959

Scope and Contents note

Includes announcements for two Rounce & Coffin retrospective exhibitions (10 and 20 years) and an exhibit of United States books to be sent to Mexico with a list of books.
Box 3

Western Books Exhibition catalogs 1938-1994

Scope and Contents note

Includes the following years: 1938, 1952, 1955, 1959, 1961, 1968, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1981-1984, 1986, 1993, and 1994.
Box 3

Printed Keepsake Booklets for members of the Rounce & Coffin Club 1938-1959, 1990

Scope and Contents note

The Coyote / Mark Twain. Printed by E.G. and D.W. Davies, The Ward Ritchie Press: Los Angeles, 1938.

Forgotten Characters of Old San Francisco (1850-1870) / Robert Ernest Cowan. The Ward Ritchie Press: Los Angeles, 1938.

A Pepysian Pastorale / Samuel Pepys. Richard J. Hoffman: Los Angeles, 1945.

International Book Illustration, 1935-1945 / sponsored by the American Institute of Graphic Arts at the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. [ca. 1946.]

Elizabeth's Merlin / Anthony Hillyer [pseudonym for Thomas Perry Stricker]. Gordon Holmquist: Los Angeles, 1947.

Faith in Literature. Phi Beta Kappa Address, Colgate University / Morris Bishop. 1947. [Gift to the Rounce & Coffin Club.]

The Private Press of Thomas Perry Stricker. Fred Anthoensen: Los Angeles, 1949.

Addresses at a Meeting of the Zamorano Club, May 6, 1950. Edward Laurence Doheny Memorial Library. The Ward Ritchie Press: Los Angeles, 1950.

Nidus: A Dramatic Poem in Three Voices. / Dow Parkes. The Ward Ritchie Press: Los Angeles, 1950.

Twenty disorderly years / Jake Zeitlin. The Ampersand Press: Pasadena, California, 1951.

Will Bradley: His Work: An Exhibition. The Huntington Library, San Marino, California. 1951.

A Graphic Arts Center in the Making / Tri-Arts Press: New York, [ca. 1952].

Librarian-on-Leave / Lawrence Clark Powell, edited by Everett Moore. Los Angeles City College: Los Angeles, 1952.

The Universality of California History. The Edith M. Coulter Lecture, presented October 24, 1952, Pasadena, California / [lecture by] Rodman W. Paul. 1952.

Great Books in Great Editions. The Huntington Library, San Marino, California / Roland Baughman and Robert O. Schad. Anderson, Ritchie, and Simon: Los Angeles, 1954.

Northwest Coast of America & California: 1832. Letters From Fort Ross, Monterey, San Pedro, and Santa Barbara, by an Intelligent Bostonian. The Plantin Press: Los Angeles, 1959.

In Memory of Andy Horn / Timothy Steele. Tyrus G. Harmsen (Tiger Press): [Los Angeles], 1990.
 

Invitations to Dinners, Lectures, and Meetings Series 2. 1931-1991

Scope and Contents note

This series contains invitations to dinners, lectures, and meetings organized by and for the members of the Rounce & Coffin Club.

Arrangement note

This series is arranged chronologically by date of event.
Folder 2, Folder 1-8

Invitations to Rounce & Coffin Club dinners, lectures, and meetings [1932]-1991

General note

Also includes a folder of undated invitations.