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Collection Details


Collection Name: Letters from Calligraphers to Sidney Feinberg and George Grady
Repository Name: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Newark, Delaware, United States
URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/gradyfei.htm
Dates Spanned: 1938-1976
Description: This collection of letters written to Sidney Feinberg or George Grady was originally assembled in a notebook labeled "Calligraphic Letters." The label suggests that the original intent of the unidentified collector was to gather samples of calligraphic handwriting. The fifty-nine letters and cards, spanning the dates 1938 to 1972, are fine examples of the handwriting employed by various noted calligraphers, printers, and graphic artists. Some of the letters include enclosures such as pieces of blank stationery, pamphlets or booklets, prospectuses, and edited layout pages. Folder notes identify the enclosed materials.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 59
Broad Subjects: Economics
ASP Subjects: Calligraphers; Calligraphy; Graphic design (Typography); Letters; Printmakers; Publishers and publishing; United States
Collection Code: OHC0004778