The collection contains biographical information, lists, prospectuses, printing specimens, and other ephemera, mainly about
Peter Beilenson, Peter Pauper Press (Mount Vernon, NY), and the Walpole Printing Office (New Rochelle, NY). Early in his career,
Beilenson was associated with the William Edwin Rudge firm. Also included is correspondence between Edna Beilenson (widow
of Peter Beilenson) and Hobart Skofield (former Rudge associate), who assembled the collection.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or
quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given
on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.